The Corsage Project
Sixteen years of making a difference!

Senior Prom – a traditional rite of passage for many high school students! The dress – the shoes – the sparkling accessories – the fun of going shopping for all the bits and pieces to make the dream complete! Friends going to Prom together before graduation and separating on their own life paths. Unfortunately, not all young women can attend their prom – not because they don’t want to, but because of financial restraints. How would you feel if you were in her place?  BeadFX has been a staunch supporter of The Corsage Project by promoting and organizing open sessions …

The Corsage Project: Making an Impact One Dress at a Time

Senior Prom – a traditional rite of passage for many high school students! The dress – the shoes – the sparkling accessories – the fun of going shopping for all the bits and pieces to make the dream complete! Friends going to Prom together before graduation and separating on their own life paths. Unfortunately, not all young women can attend their prom – not because they don’t want to, but because of financial restraints. How would you feel if you were in her place? This year marks the 10th Anniversary of BeadFX working with the Corsage Project to help these …

Update on the Corsage Project

Just got an email from the organizers at the Corsage Project. The distribution event was this past weekend. The email says in part: Our event went well and we helped about 270 girls. It was crazy busy, but we did it thanks to the caring and generosity of people like yourselves. I hope one day you will come to the event as a guest just so you can see what your work does for the girls. Nice to know we all are making a difference!

Haunted by Earrings

Now I’m being haunted by earrings. After last week’s post on the topic of earrings – we got a suggestion from the folks at the Corsage Project that, as they ran out of earrings last year when outfitting the girls – that if at all possible, more earrings this year would be very much appreciated! So, yesterday (Sunday) was one of our Corsage Project Play Days – (next one is Thursday, I think, but check first). So, we focused on earrings! After last week’s pondering on the topic of earrings – fashion accessory vs statement – I figured I better …

Kudos to You: Corsage Project

Kudos to you, all of you who contributed to the Corsage Project. For those of you not in the know, the Corsage Project is a charity to collect and organize and distribute prom dresses, jewellery, shoes, hair styling, limos, flowers – all the accoutrements of prom night – so that young women who have earned the right to graduate, but might skip the ceremony for financial pressures can still attend and graduate in style and without fear of peer pressure. Each year, we coordinate donating handmade jewellery so that these girls have a special momento of that special night. I …