Forest bridal salon plans to give away free wedding gowns to pandemic heroes

Lynchburg & Central Virginia News

FOREST, Va. (WFXR) — Brides Across America is teaming up with Ashley Grace Bridal in Forest to give away free wedding gowns to the frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic. This includes healthcare workers, military, and first responders.

“Together strong is my new mantra. I am so grateful for the selfless acts of our COVID-19 frontline healthcare workers, first responders, and military that provide us support each and every day. This is our way to keep us united in love and our way of thanking all of you,” said Heidi Janson, Founder of Brides Across America.

Brides Across America is a non-profit organization that has donated more than 27,000 wedding gowns and 27 weddings since it was founded in 2008.

If you are a bride and also a frontline worker, you can visit to see if you qualify.

The local event hosted by Ashley Grace Bridal is by appointment only and will take place from Tuesday, Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 8.

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