Chicago, IL - Brides Against Breast Cancer Charity Wedding Gown Sale
- Fashion & Beauty
- Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront, Chicago IL
The Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns is coming to St. Louis, MO December 7th - 8th, 2012 at the Millenium Hotel St. Louis. We are thrilled that you are interested in being a part of our volunteer team!
Venue: Millenium Hotel St. Louis; 200 South 4th St.; St. Louis, MO 63102
VIP Reception: Friday, December 7th, 2012 5pm - 9pm
Pink Power Hour: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 10am - Noon; General Sale: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 Noon - 8pm
Choose yours shift(s) above and reserve your space. No tickets are required, but registration is necessary to reserve your time slot. Please arrive 5 minutes before for your shift! Upon arrival, please check-in at the volunteer table and grab a t-shirt if you don't already have one.
You can also sign up for multiple days and shifts. Feel free to invite your friends, family and co-workers -- even your husbands and boyfriends (we need guys to help with the heavy stuff!).
Where You Can Help
1. Greeters - Greet Bride, give layout of the floor plan, dressing room rules, point out vendors and outreach tables. (men can help).
2. Registration - Have brides and guests sign in all required information. Introduce greeters and personal shoppers. (men can help).
3. Personal Shoppers - Assist brides in finding the dress of their dreams. Many brides will come alone. You will become their mother, sister, maid of honor, grandmother, and best friend. Once you find 3 dresses to match her style, you will carry dresses to the fitting room, and introduce her to the dressing room assistant. (men can help).
4. Dressing Room Assistant - Each assistant will have 3 dressing rooms to manage. You will be responsible for assisting bride in and out of dresses, removing dresses from room and placing them on go back rack, finding alternate dresses for brides. We want the bride to try on all possible dresses prior to exiting. Sales and retail experience a plus. (women only please)
5. Go back runner - Responsible for keeping fresh inventory on the racks at all times. Also assist the dressing room attendants with dresses. You will become very familiar with the inventory. Please ask assistants if they need replacement dresses for the brides. (men can help)
6. Fill - ins - Help with any miscellaneous needs that come up as the day progresses. (men can help)
7. Setup - Help with moving in racks, setting up interior displays, and any miscellaneous needs that come up. (men can help)
8. Breakdown - Help with moving out racks, taking down interior displays, and any miscellaneous needs that come up. (men can help)
What to Wear
Each high school, company, &/or other volunteer groups are encouraged to wear their own company/school volunteer t-shirts or something PINK. They will also receive a proof of community service hours letter from us upon request. If you have been a volunteer for us in the past, please wear your Hope/BABC t-shirt. All other new volunteers will be given a Brides Against Breast Cancer t-shirt to wear at the event. Don’t forget comfortable shoes! Feel free to wear casual clothes for set up/tear down shifts.
Invite your friends, family and colleagues to join you! We need men too, especially for set up, tear down and to help return gowns to the racks during the sale, so invite your boyfriend, fiancé and brothers to help!
If you have any questions, please e-mail us at email@example.com. Thanks again for all your help and we look forward to seeing you at the sale!
Brides Against Breast Cancer
Brides Against Breast Cancer™ contributes to programs for cancer patients and their families. We have expanded outreach and educational efforts to bridal shows around the country to ensure that everyone impacted by cancer have the resources and information they need in their battle with cancer.
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