Donate A Dress

As you clean out your closets, think of The Princess Project and the new life and memories waiting to be breathed into your dresses. We are grateful to all of our donors!

We are gearing up for another great Prom Season in 2018/2019 and have begun accepting dress donations January 3, 2019 at the following drop off locations:

South Valley YMCA
4632 Santa Teresa Blvd.
San Jose, CA  95123
M - Fri 5:00am - 10:00pm
Sa 6:30am - 8:00pm
Su 7:00am - 8:00pm

Central YMCA
1717 The Alameda
San Jose, CA  95126
M - Fri 5:30am - 10:00pm
Sa 6:30am - 7:30pm
Su 8:00am - 7:30pm

JCC Yavneh Day School
14855 Oka Rd #100
Los Gatos, CA 95032

As a friendly reminder, please note our drop off locations require dresses to be on hangers to accommodate the space. We appreciate your support!

Donation Guidelines

We DO accept:

  • Dresses MUST be current styles from 2008 to present

  • Dresses MUST be dry-cleaned and on hangers

  • Dresses MUST be prom dresses, formal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, or fancy party dresses, short and long, appropriate for teenagers, sizes 0-30

  • New and like-new accessories will also be accepted at our new location during the times detailed above

We CANNOT accept:

  • out of style garments

  • garments that have not been dry cleaned

  • shoes

  • make-up

  • casual dresses

  • wedding dresses

  • tuxedos or men’s clothing

  • dresses your mother would wear!

If you have any questions, please contact us at

The Princess Project is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.  Your dress donation is tax-deductible! Click here to print out a tax receipt form for your records.