Interested in donating? Great! First a few things you should know.

  • We enjoy gowns from all over the country
  • We only accept gowns from 2013 or newer (in other words, gowns designed within the last five years)
  • We only accept accessories such as belts, sashes, veils, headpieces, jewelry, and jackets
  • We love pictures and stories of your wedding

Still interested in donating? Here’s how!

Non-Local Donations:

  1. Take the gown out of any box it may currently be in
  2. Roll the gown as tight as you can and place it in a pillow case (or something comparable)
  3. Place the rolled-up gown in a shipping box
  4. Complete this donation form*
  5. Place donation form in shipping box, with gown
  6. Send boxed gown to:

Local Donations:

  1. Take the gown out of any box
  2. Place gown in bag with hanger
  3. Complete this donation form*
  4. Drop off gown and form at:

Cancer Support Community of Greater Ann Arbor
2010 Hogback Rd., Suite 3
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

For those donating locally, you can bring your dress to The Brides Project during open hours or drop at the Cancer Support Community (CSC). CSC is open:

  • Monday through Thursday, 9 am – 4:30 pm
  • Friday, 9 am – noon

You will receive a letter within a month after we have received the gown that can be used for tax purposes, confirming that we have received your gown. If you have any questions, please email us at

*There is a small administrative cost to The Brides Project and the Cancer Support Community to process each donated gown. We kindly encourage a donation of $25 to cover these costs.