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 accept bridal 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 our shop location between the following hours:
    Tuesdays 2:00 pm – 6 pm
    Thursdays 2:00 pm-6:00 pm
    Saturdays 11:00 am-3:00 pm

The Brides Project
1677 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

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.

Within a month, you will receive a letter confirming that we have received your gown and containing your tax receipt. If you have any questions, please email us at

Are you a bridal shop or designer wanting to donate? Amazing!

We love receiving discontinued samples or overstock direct from bridal salons and designers. All donations are tax-deductible and all profits raised directly fund programs for individuals impacted by cancer. We truly appreciate your support!

To donate bridal gowns, veils or accessories in bulk, please email for more information.