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Brides Across America

Link: Brides Across America

What: Brides Across America (BAA) is a non-profit committed to loving one another by gifting weddings and wedding gowns to US military & first responders. To date they have gifted over 26,000 wedding dresses and over 25 free weddings. Each year they host dozens of Operation Wedding Gown giveaway events at participating bridal salons nationwide. Events are held in July (around Independence Day) and November (around Veteran's Day).

Who: If you are a military bride/first responder (or the fiancé of a military member or first responder), If you answer 'Yes' to 1, and you also answer 'Yes' to questions 2, 3 or 4 below, you qualify!

Are you engaged and planning a wedding within the next 18 months?


You qualify!

Are you or your fiancé in the military either on active duty, or a veteran within the past 5 years?


You qualify!

Are you or your fiancé a first responder in the front line of harm's way? We appreciate everyone's service who supports and protects our communities which includes:


- EMT/Paramedics


- Firefighters


- Police Officers


- Correctional Officers

If you or your fiancé are working as any of these types of first responders, you qualify!


All first responders must provide us with a valid work ID or an official letter of service.

Are you a hospital employed bride to be who has assisted in the COVID-19 pandemic?


You will need to show a valid ID and provide valid documentation of employment. We appreciate everyone in the community that has shown support. Here is the list who qualifies for the program:


- Covid nurses


- Covid doctors


- Covid patient care technician

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