Church special needs prom brings joy
The Memphis Joy Prom is a night of glamour and fun for adults and teens with special needs. Participants get their hair and nails done and receive donated dresses, then walk a red carpet in front of cheering supporters before going in to the dance.
Joy Prom was founded by Christ United Methodist Church in Memphis, Tennessee and has grown to a citywide annual event thanks to the work of more than 800 volunteers. "Joy Prom...provides opportunities for friends ages 16 and up who have never experienced a prom or an event that truly celebrates them and the love Christ has for all of us,” say the creators of Joy Prom.
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Get more information about the special needs programs at Christ United Methodist Church and the Memphis Joy Prom.