The Brides Project is now accepting donations. Please see below for donation drop-off times and read our COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols prior to donating.

Interested in donating your bridal gown? Great!

First, a few things you should know:

  • We enjoy receiving bridal gowns from all over the country. No bridesmaid/mother-of-the-bride dresses, please
  • We only accept bridal gowns from 2015 or newer (in other words, gowns designed within the last five years)
  • We accept accessories such as belts, sashes, veils, headpieces, jewelry, and jackets. No crinolines or undergarments, please

Ready to donate? 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 and gown in box
  6. Send box to:

Cancer Support
Community of Greater Ann Arbor

Attn: The Brides Project
2010 Hogback Rd, Suite 3
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Local Donations:

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

The Brides Project
1677 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Drop off between the following hours (no appointment necessary):
Tuesdays 4 – 4:30 pm
Saturdays 9 – 9:30 am

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.