Operation Cinderella Mom Prom

Operation Cinderella Mom Prom

Appleton Mom Prom, a Fundraiser for Operation Cinderella, is a ladies night out that supports Operation Cinderella of the Fox Valley and a chance to go out dancing with friends. Moms and their friends wear old prom gowns and have fun while supporting a worthy cause.

Operation Cinderella

Operation Cinderella is an event unlike any other an event that gives young, low income, or under-served girls the opportunity to have a Cinderella Story of their own. The prom dress event is centered around showing young and impressionable girls that they are precious, priceless, valued, and cared about. Each of the girls is given their own fairy godmother who acts as a mentor (and personal shopper) and guides them throughout their fairy tale day.

Operation Cinderella currently works with guidance counselors, teachers, and social workers from over 24 schools in and surrounding the Fox Valley area. We are currently expanding to have a second chapter in place in central Wisconsin for March 2018 based in Wausau. The yearly events are entirely volunteer-run and are supported by financial and in-kind donations from local, regional, and national companies and individuals. Operation Cinderella is a rapidly growing local non-profit. In Operation Cinderella’s first year, 2015, the prom dress event helped 36 girls. By 2017, over 250 girls attended the prom dress event. We’re excited to see how many girls are reached in 2018!

Operation Cinderella Mom Prom 2018 Details

  • When: April 21, 2018, 7 pm-midnight
  • Where: Riverview Gardens, 1101 S Oneida St, Appleton Appleton
  • Tickets: $30.00 and includes 2 drinks, light snacks, a photo booth, and a night you will never forget.
  • Fundraiser Benefits: 100% of the proceeds benefit Operation Cinderella

You can purchase tickets through Appleton Mom Prom Facebook or at the door the night of the event.

Check out this story on NBC 26: 

Follow along on instagram too!

Operation Cinderella Instagram

Want to help by donating a dress?

Year-Round Drop Off Location

Wausau Bethesda Thrift Shop, 329 N 1st Ave., Wausau

Donations can be dropped off at front check-out counter within the store. All Operation Cinderella donations must be clearly tagged or labeled as an Operation Cinderella donation so it will not be confused with a store donation. We would also like any donation to be bagged for easy handling/processing.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 501 Stewart Ave., Wausau

Donations can be dropped off at the church office. Please have dress bagged. Label the dress: Operation Cinderella Attn: Tina



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Liz Schultz
Liz was raised in Wisconsin and returned with her husband and children nine years ago. They've been exploring all of the old familiar places and lots of new ones too. She is an avid fan of coffee, tea, and tacos. When she manages to steal free time without a pile of laundry, she knits like a mad woman.


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