Brides Across America July Giveaway Dates Announced!



Brides for a Cause teams up with Brides Across America every July and November to offer FREE wedding dresses to local military brides and first responders during their annual “Operation Wedding Gown” events, which are held at over 60 bridal salons around the country!

If you are interested in getting a free wedding dress during one of Brides Across America’s “Operation Wedding Gown” events, you must register on the Brides Across America website before attending.

Our July Giveaway will be held on:

July 10-23, 2017

Location: Visit either location (Portland or Tacoma)

Brides for a Cause – Portland
2505 SE 11th Ave, Suite 120
Portland, OR 97202

Brides for a Cause – Tacoma
2711 6th Ave
Tacoma, WA 98406

Store Hours:
Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm
Sunday 11am-4pm

*During the giveaway, you will need to sign up on the Brides Across America site and pay the $40 registration fee before you shop, but you don’t need to set up an appointment with Brides for a Cause – just come by anytime during store hours during the specific dates in July to get your free wedding dress!

Who Qualifies:

-You must be engaged and planning a wedding within the next 18 months.

-Military Brides: The person receiving the dress can either be in the military or marrying someone in the military. Either you or your fiancé must have had a deployment within the past 5 years or have an upcoming deployment.

-First Responders: The person receiving the dress must be the first responder and not marrying the first responder. If you are a first responder bride, you must be an active, police officer, fire fighter, EMT, or Paramedic.

Register: Brides must register online in advance on the Brides Across America website prior to shopping. You must bring a valid Military ID with you. To learn more, visit:

Can’t make the dates?

We also offer year-round discounts to our military brides! Brides for a Cause offers a year-round 20% off discount to military brides! bfac_militarybrides_v2_final3 bfac_militarybrides_facebook1-01

New Inventory Every Week!

Dresses added to inventory from La Soie Pasadena, Blue Bridal Austin and The Dress at our Portland boutique! Come shop through these lovely dresses this weekend!

Styled Shoot at the McLean House

Courtney Delano Photography borrowed a dress from our Portland boutique for this styled shoot at the McLean House in West Linn! Here are a few of our favorites – see vendor credits below!



McLean House


Courtney Delano Photography


instagram:  @courtneydelanophotography

Floral     Tall Drink of Water:

Instagram:  @talldrinkofwaterfloral

Cake      Sewell Sweets:

instagram:  @sewellsweets

HMUA  Paige Strock Beauty

instagram:  @mermaidpaigebeauty

Jewelry: Lumafina


Instagram  @lumafina

Dress:  Brides for a Cause


instagram:  @brides_for_a_cause

Models: Melissa and Dan Berry

New Bulk Donation Arrivals at Portland Boutique!

Inventory week at our Portland boutique! Today we unboxed 13 dresses from The Wedding Dress Shoppe in North Carolina and 5 beauties from Blush Bridal Boutique in New York! Thank you so much for donating! Designs by Stella York, Theia, Pronovias, Justin Alexander, Jim Hjelm, Allure and many more are now available.