South Sound Wedding & Event Magazine Blog (Seattle) – April 2015

Brides for a Cause hosts Charity Wedding Gown Sale in South Sound

We love our partnership with Brides for a Cause. You can buy a brand-new wedding dress for $150 or more and help a charitable cause! Brides for a Cause shares proceeds with Wish Upon a Wedding.

Brides for Cause is presenting a 3-day charity wedding dress sale May 7 – 9 in the South Sound. Shop over 500 unique, discounted wedding dresses! Sizes available 0 – 30. Find your dream dress and help make dream weddings come true for those facing a serious illness through Wish Upon A Wedding.

VIP Sneak Peek: Thursday, May 7, 6-9 pm. Your VIP ticket allows you to preview and purchase your wedding dress before the public. Includes light appetizers and drinks. $20 bride plus one guest. $15 additional guest tickets.

General Admission is free. Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9, 10 am – 4 pm. Bring your entourage.

Location: Beach Park Event Center, 22030 Cliff Ave. S., Des Moines, WA 98198

Register for sale on Brides for a Cause website.

While at the sale, pick up complimentary South Sound Wedding & Event Magazine.BFAC_Seattle_Roadshow_Ad_4x6-01


Press Hit: Redbook Magazine – April 2015

We are thrilled to share that Brides for a Cause and our partner charity – Wish Upon a Wedding – made it into Redbook Magazine!  Read all about WUW’s National President, Ali Phillips, and her endless time and devotion to WUW since 2010 in the “We Learn From Her” section and how you can donate your dress to Brides for a Cause in the May issue – on stands now!

Redbook Redbook Article


VOLUNTEER: Seattle – May 7-9

We need volunteers at our Brides for a Cause charity wedding dress sale in the Seattle area on May 7-9 at the Beach Park Event Center in Des Moines!  Please sign up for shifts below.  Scroll down to learn more about duties you’ll be assigned to during the event.

Here are some of the responsibilities you’ll be assigned to:

Duties during set-up:
• Unload dresses off the trailer and wheel them into the event space
• Arrange the racks on the sales floor
• Remove tarps off the dress racks
• Straighten up racks
• Set up accessories
• Set up fitting room area

Duties during the sale:
• Greet and check-in brides as they enter the event
• Help brides select wedding dresses
• Help brides in the fitting room try on the dresses
• Remove unwanted dresses out of the fitting room and back onto the racks
• Straighten up the dresses

Duties during tear down:
• Consolidate dresses
• Tarp the dresses
• Wheel the dresses out to the trailer and help load it
• Box accessories and tear down fitting room

HELPFUL HINTS:
What to Wear?

  • Please wear a pink or black shirt! Jeans, slacks, skirts are all accepted. Wear comfortable shoes as you’ll be on your feet!

Multiple Shifts?

  • Feel free to sign up for multiple shifts and invite your friends, colleagues, family members! Men are welcome for all shifts, especially for set-up and tear down so bring them along!

No experience necessary

  • You don’t need to know anything about wedding dresses, though it’s always helpful. We are looking for fun, passionate volunteers who want to help brides find their dream dresses! Everyone is welcome!