COLUMBUS (WCMH) – A brand new wedding dress – for free. This is what Goodwill Columbus is giving away on Tuesday after a major retailer donated hundreds of wedding dresses.

The two locations in Reynoldsburg at 2675 Brice Road and the Northland Retail Store at 2933 Morse Road will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. so that brides can try on a wedding dress and take it home with them.

“These are all brand new clothes. They had extra inventory and donated it to us to help the community, ”said Amy Wassmuth, e-commerce manager at Goodwill Columbus. “The dresses sell for between $ 200 and $ 300 each. It’s a great way to save money on your wedding expenses when you need that extra help. “

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Goodwill received 12 different types of wedding dresses in sizes 12 to 30 from one wedding dress
Retailers. In each place there will be 150 to 200 clothes, explained Wassmuth.

Numbers are given out to customers when they line up, and customers have the option to shop in-store while waiting for their number to be called to choose a dress.

Changing rooms will be open. Dresses will be given away based on availability while stocks last. The limit is 1 per person.

“Remember that you are shopping with Goodwill. All contributions go into our employment mission to create independence for people with barriers and disabilities,” said Wassmuth.

Goodwill will enforce COVID precautions so customers must always wear masks, maintain reasonable social distancing, and follow all other guidelines to prevent the virus from spreading.


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