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Where to Donate Your Wedding Dress…

Updated: Nov 25, 2020

Tori's wedding dress from her wedding June 26, 1999.

Original photos by Reflections Photography Martin Wyand

My wedding dress was beautiful and timeless. And my wedding was in 1999. And my wedding dress sits in a box waiting for my nieces to dream of wearing it.

It was immediately cleaned and preserved in case it would be in the “near future” possession of someone wanting to wear it.

Well, I did not have children, and my nieces are about 10 plus years away from marriage. I am never going to wear it again, myself. So, what can I do with this gorgeous dress where it can be meaningful for someone else?

Well, there ARE places where I can pay it forward and donate this to a charitable organization where it can have some purpose. Perhaps you’d like to consider donating YOUR dress to one of these worthy causes, too!

  1. THE ANGEL GOWN PROGRAM The Angel Gown® Program provides comfort for bereaved families through the gift of a beautiful custom made gown, made from wedding gowns donated by brides, for final photos and for burial services. After brides from around the world donate their wedding gowns to NICU Helping Hands, a