The Gardner Cancer Foundations will host its annual Encore Dress Event at 9 a.m. on Jan. 19 at the Gardner Church of the Nazarene, 16640 N. Moonlight.
Organizers hope to have more than 1,000 gowns and dresses for prom goers to choose from. Volunteers have been collecting dresses all year in preparation for the event, and formal wear will be available in all sizes.
To donate or for consignment inquiries, call Dena Ranz (913)602-4198 or bring dresses to the church after 6 p.m. on Jan. 18.
The Gardner Cancer Foundation raises money for individuals in and around cancer who have been financially impacted by a battle with cancer. For more information on the foundation, visit or “like” the Gardner Cancer Foundation on Facebook or call Maggie Truitt at (913)787-3011.