prom girl by Anita Patterson-morguefileGlamorous gowns and high heels took the place of Hurricane Sandy’s damage and destruction for teens at East Rockaway High School in New York who are getting the chance to have their dream prom after winning a contest held by internet company Rent The Runway.

Students arrived at their renovated gym for a style party and found walls of formal attire and shoes from which they got to pick a free outfit. Hair and makeup stylists were on hand to help plan their big night.

Rent The Runway co-founders Jenny Fleiss and Jenn Hyman said they created the contest as a way to continue the giving spirit that started in their office after the storm.

(WATCH the video below or READ the story from NY Daily News)

Photo by Anita Patterson via Morguefile

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