Rose Diggs, President and CEO of Down 7 Up 8 Inc., Nanny/Manny Brigade Coordinator Pam Ritchie and Darian Bishop, director of TONI&GUY Salon, admire some of the donated dresses for the first Princess for the Day program to be held in Feb. of 2018. Along with the adults are princesses Victoria Sims, 11, Tatum Bishop, 4, Danielle Sims, 8, Brooklyn Ritchie, 5, and Jamirica Quinn, 8. Article by: Marietta Daily Journal
Preparations are being made by the Nanny/Manny Brigade of Cobb County DFACS and Down 7 Up 8, Inc., a nonprofit organization for the first Princess for A Day on Feb. 18 at Smyrna Community Center. The free event is a day of pampering for foster or adopted children ages 2 to 18. Princess for A Day is meant to be a gift for foster and adoptive children in Cobb County and to raise awareness for foster care in Cobb County, said Kennesaw resident Pam Ritchie, a former foster parent for 11 years who is Volunteer Coordinator for the Nanny/Manny Brigade, a group of volunteers that work with children who have come into state custody and waiting for their foster parents. More than 80 people volunteer with Nanny/Manny Brigade.
1st Annual Princess for a Day Event on February 18, 2018. This special day will be an opportunity for Cobb County children age 2-18 who are foster or adopted children or live in a foster or adoptive home to be treated like a princess for a day. It is designed to be a gift for foster children in the community as well as raise awareness of foster care in Cobb County. Sponsorship Opportunities
$2500 Event Sponsor Your name or Logo displayed at the event and on our website. Name or Logo included in all email outreach and marketing materials. Walkthrough the event day of. Volunteer opportunities.
$500 Sponsor a Room Your name or Logo displayed at the event and on our website. Walkthrough the event day of. Volunteer opportunities. Makeover Room – Princesses will makeover including hair, makeup, and nails. Wardrobe Room – Princesses will receive a dress and accessories to keep. Tea Room – Fancy tea time refreshments fit for princesses. Ballroom – Music and dancing with “real” Princes. Photography – Photo Shoot and image for the Princess. Fairy Godmother Room – Princess story time and activities.
$35 Sponsor a Princess Your name or Logo displayed at the event and on our website.
Additional Donations Needed New or gently used Princess Dresses/Prom Gowns – Ages 2-18 ALL SIZES Fairy Wands and Crowns Costume Jewelry Portable Dressing Rooms or Pipe and Drape Clothing Racks to Hang Dresses Ballroom Decoration.