Thank you for your interest in donating to

713 CEG/Prom Girls Rock! 




Dress Drop-Off (In Person ONLY at this address)

MUST be Cleaned in a SEALED BOX or Mailbag (ex. FedEx Bag/Box)

For the safety of our Recipients

Non-packaged items - WILL BE REJECTED



Drop-off  or Mail Location:

My Mail Center

c/o 713 CEG/Prom Girls Rock

332 S. Michigan Avenue - Suite 121

Chicago, IL 60604

10am - 4pm (Mon-Fri)

Someone is there to receive your donation


If you require a donation receipt, please tag inside of package your name,address

and number items donated. 

(Add email address if preferred) 






We greatly appreciate all donations.  In order to ensure that our efforts are organized and we provide our girls with a beautiful dress for prom, we have some guidelines for donations:

  • All dresses MUST be dry-cleaned, in good condition and fashionable
  • All dresses MUST be formal, semi-formal, evening, casual and age appropriate
  • All dresses MUST have size label on dress or tagged on dress
  • All dress donations delivered to our office locations MUST be in a box or shipping bag

We cannot accept the following:

  • Garments that are not clean and/or in need of repairs
  • Open makeup items
  • Unpacked items (MUST be in a box or shipping bag such as FedEx) or it will be REJECTED


We are currently in need of your MONETARY donations.  Your generous gift will help us to continue to provide the services, training programs and scholarships that are much needed in our communities


713 CEG is a 501c3 non-profit organization

All donations are tax deductible. 


To give please click the Donate NOW button below.


To Donate with Checks and Money Orders send to:


713 Community    

Empowerment Group
332 S. Michigan Ave.

Ste 121/C192

Chicago, IL 60604





We appreciate your support



713 CEG

Welcomes donations of new and gently worn long and short formal dresses in all sizes, especially small sizes (0-4) and large sizes (16 and higher). Please! No business wear or everyday clothing! Not sure if your dress is appropriate? Check out our donation guidelines listed below.





Please Drop-off (or Mail) Dress Donations of 5 dresses or Less to:

 713 Community Empowerment Group

332 S. Michigan Avenue, Ste 121 

Chicago, IL  60604

Monday - Friday 





Our 2nd Location:

 713 Community Empowerment Group 

815 W. 63rd Street  4th FL

ChicagoIL  60621

Tuesdays and Thursdays 



Retailers with large quantity donations please give us at:




                              DONATIONS NEED NOW:

  • PRIORITY - Monetary Donations are much needed  
  • Please help support our cause.  We have such a heart for our youth and we've added additional programs to our agenda, such as our upcoming youth communications forum.  Also, we are very proud of our annual Prom Girls Rock - prom dress give-away event.  This is an event every high school student looks forward to each year.  713 CEG is an extension of our Mom's dream to serve the community as she was also a community organizer for the city of Chicago.  Your cash donations will go towards the costly expenses need to produce this event each year, and will be greatly appreciated. 
  • Our goal this year is to move into a larger storage space.  No amount you give is too small.  If you are a retailer or vendor we would LOVE to partner with you. Thank you!
  • If you are a bridal boutique, department store or designer we will be more than happy to help you clean out your sample and discontinued clothing items, makeup and accessories inventory and we will provide you with a donation receipt)
  • New or Gently used Dresses
  • PLUS SIZE DRESSES – 14 and up are also greatly appreciated
  • New or almost new shoes
  • Jewelry and accessories
  • Handbags
  • School Supplies
  • Unused makeup
  • Dress Racks
  • Shoes
  • Plastic, disposable garment bags (dry cleaner type)


Additional volunteers/items we need for day of Event:

  • Equipment movers
  • Security
  • Publicity/Marketing - help us get the word out (Share on Social Media)
  • Items for college trunk give-away   (Laptops, tablets, hand towels, dish soap, lotion, body wash, deoderant, etc.)



What's Trending for the Girls and Acceptable:


 *Short and long formal dresses & bridesmaids dresses less than 5 years old

 *Dresses must be clean and ready to wear

 *New to gently used Shoes 

 *New and gently used jewelry-earrings, necklaces, bracelets, etc.

 *Small, new and gently used dressy purses and handbags

 *NEW ONLY - all types of makeup (Unopened)


 Items We Cannot Accept:


*Dresses with stains, rips, holes, tears, and pulls

*Dresses over 5 years old

*Dresses not cleaned/boxed or bagged

*Dresses with odor

*Dresses that are outdated

*Business suits 

*Worn out shoes with worn out heels

*Used Undergarments

*Used facial makeup


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