Strut Bridal Salon Hosts Dress Drive To Collect Wedding Dresses For Wish Upon A Wedding in November

Southern California Women are Encouraged to Donate Their Wedding Dresses to Help Make Weddings Come True for Couples Facing Life Threatening Illness
By: Strut Bridal Salon
LONG BEACH, Calif. - Nov. 8, 2014 - PRLog -- WHAT:          Strut Bridal Salon, an upscale bridal salon in Long Beach specializing in plus size wedding dresses, is holding a special Dress Drive from November 1-25 to collect wedding dresses to support charity.  Local women in the Southern California area are encouraged to "give thanks" this Holiday season by donating their wedding dresses to support Wish Upon A Wedding, a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing weddings and vow renewals for individuals facing terminal illness and serious life changing circumstances.  The wedding dresses will be collected and resold by Wish Upon A Wedding's partner, Brides for a Cause, which collects and resells thousands of wedding dresses each year at its Portland  bridal store, online and at 2-day road show events in select cities including Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego.

         Wedding gowns 2008 and newer will be accepted during the month long Dress Drive in November.  Donations are tax deductible.  All sizes and styles will be accepted.   Donation forms and tax receipts will be available at Strut Bridal Salon.  Items may be dropped off anytime during store hours listed below.

         Proceeds from collecting and reselling these wedding gowns will help Wish Upon A Wedding grant free weddings for couples in need.  Wish Upon A Wedding has granted over 70 wedding wishes, including several recent wedding wishes in the Southern California area.

WHEN:          November 1-25

HOURS:        Monday: 10 AM – 8 PM

Tuesday, Friday & Saturday: 10 AM – 4 PM

Sunday: Noon – 5 PM

         (Closed Wednesdays and Thursdays)

         *Wedding dresses and bridal accessories may be dropped off any time during the store hours listed above

WHERE:        Strut Bridal Salon

         4264 Atlantic Avenue

         Long Beach, CA 90807

CONTACT:   For store hours, directions and questions, please contact Strut Bridal Salon at 562-612-1884 /  For information about Brides for a Cause or Wish Upon A Wedding, please contact Erin Scharf with Brides for a Cause at 503-282-4000 /


Headquartered in Portland, OR, Brides for a Cause is a commercial fundraiser for Wish Upon A Wedding, a national non-profit organization that provides weddings and vow renewals to couples facing terminal illness and serious life altering circumstances, regardless of sexual orientation.  Brides for a Cause collects and resells donated wedding dresses on behalf of Wish Upon A Wedding to raise funds for the charity.  Wish Upon A Wedding will receive about 50% of the proceeds. Since partnering with the charity in 2012, Brides for a Cause has raised $236,000.  To learn more about Brides for a Cause, please visit


Wish Upon a Wedding is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that provides weddings and vow renewals to couples facing terminal illness and serious life altering circumstances, regardless of sexual orientation.  The organization was created to celebrate the courage, determination and spirit of these couples by granting their dream wedding wishes and for the chosen recipients to inspire other couples facing similar situations to find hope and strength.  Wish Upon A Wedding was founded in 2010 and is based in Santa Clara, CA. The charity has granted 70 wedding wishes for deserving couples.  The organization grants weddings for individuals anywhere in the US, including urgent wishes.  To learn more about Wish Upon A Wedding, please visit

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