Perfect prom dress may be in the 'Closet'.

Nonprofit corporations are created according to state law. She also scours scour, scoursIt's not the mall, and it's not a thrift shop thrift shopn.A shop that sells used articles, especially clothing, as to benefit a charitable organization. She also has two sons, ages 16 and 12. diarrhea.Notes:Examples of non-profit organizations are charities, hospitals and schools. Donations to a non-profit organization are often tax deductible as well.That memory, coupled with all the bad economic news that was going on locally as well as nationally, gave Christon an idea."I thought that creating a small nonprofit A corporation or an association that conducts business for the benefit of the general public without shareholders and without a profit motive.2. stores for formal gowns that she knows teenagers would enjoy wearing.An association that is given tax-free status. Two types of cases are processed by a juvenile court: civil matters, often concerning care of an abandoned or impoverished child, and criminal matters, arising from antisocial as an attorney, a job that ended in October as a result of budget cuts and layoffs in the county court system."So far, I'm slightly down this year - I have about three dozen dresses now - but I hope to have more and to hear from social workers and guidance counselors about girls who need help," she said.Facebook: fref=ts. Her husband, James Christon, is a pulmonary and critical care physician.Lisa Christon started the project four years ago, when she was still working in Lane County Juvenile Court juvenile courtNonprofits are also called not-for-profit corporations. . It turned out that a friend in Portland had just done a similar project there, "and she had dozens of prom dresses to give to me."COPYRIGHT 2013 The Register GuardNo portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.While working with the juvenile court, "I noticed that at holidays and other special days, there was a lot of attention paid to younger kids in the system, such as donations and toys and clothes," Christon said, while older kids seemed "lost in the shuffle."Byline: Randi Bjornstad The Register-GuardJOSEPHINE'S CLOSETE-mail: lisachriston@hotmail.comShe remembered that while working in the juvenile system in Chicago for several years, "We once had an emergency hearing to allocate funds to a foster parent so that a girl in foster care would be able to buy a prom dress."She donated dresses to an event at Churchill High School called "Dress Me!" and also to the "Princess for a Day Event" sponsored by the Heart Gallery, a nonprofit organization Nonprofit OrganizationChriston adopted the gowns, had them all cleaned - "The bill the first year was $600, even with a generous discount from Skopil's Cleaners," she said - and started finding girls who needed them, mostly through local high schools.thrift thrift:see leadwort. dedicated to matching foster children with permanent families.1. All rights reserved.Christon ramps up her collecting in January for the height of the party season in May and June, but accepts donations year-round.dietetic scoursee dietary diarrhea.peat scoursee secondary nutritional copper deficiency.Christon named her clothing project for her own daughter, Josephine, who is 13. It's Josephine's Closet, and it's a place where girls in Lane County can get a little help finding just the right dress to wear to their high school proms without breaking the family bank."We moved to Eugene from Idaho seven years ago," Christon said. "I'm originally from Buffalo, N.Y. - I've had donations of dresses from as far away as my home town."Copyright 2013 Gale, Cengage Learning. - newyorkdress prom dresses - Along with donated dresses offered via Facebook, e-mail and other social networks - and some that appear on her doorstep like foundlings - Christon accepts donations of JCPenney gift cards to help girls whose prom or graduation needs aren't met by her inventory. that basically 'recycles' prom dresses and puts them in the hands of needy girls might be something I could do to help," Christon said. the chemical and physical cleaning of fleece wool.Special court handling problems of delinquent, neglected, or abused children