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The mission of The Mother Ship is to provide social, educational, emotional, health and community supports to caregivers of special needs children in the Central Ohio area.

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THE MAIN EVENTS

Not without you!

The Mother Ship is pleased to present Central Ohio's only Prom for a Cause! This annual event brings the community together for an evening of fun, dancing, and fundraising. The Prom for a Cause currently generates over half of The Mother Ship's program funds. 

The 2019 Prom for a Cause will be schedule in Spring 2020! More information will be available and announced soon. 

PROM FOR A CAUSE

Prom Headquarters

The Prom for a Cause is The Mother Ship's largest annual fundraising event. This event is open to all of Central Ohio and beyond! 

Join us for an evening of dancing, dinner and fun. Throughout the evening you'll have opportunities to:

  • Enjoy a lovely seated dinner with grown-ups

  • Try some amazing sweets at the dessert bar

  • Bid on silent auction items donated from amazing local businesses

    • Previous donations have included restaurant gift cards including Cameron Mitchell's, salon gift certifications, golf course rounds, shopping, and much, much more! 

  • Participate or judge the Tackiest Dress Contest

  • Submit yourself for Prom Court (deadline prior to event) and enjoy the Queen Crowing event

  • Dance and have a blast with people who "get it"

  • Raise money for a great cause! 

Proceeds from this event benefit The Mother Ship, Inc., a Central Ohio charity that serves parents and caregivers of children with special needs.

What should I wear?

Attire may include retro prom dresses, an old bridesmaid dress, suits or tuxedos, that little black dress you've been dying to wear, or the worst thing in your closet. Your tacky attire could turn your worst outfit into awarding winning attire! 

Who can/should attend?

Any adult who likes to have fun! Prom for a Cause is open to girlfriends, boyfriends, best friends, parents, siblings, neighbors, coworkers, parents, singles, and whoever else you can imagine. This all-inclusive event not only includes special needs parents, but others as well. Prom for a Cause raises funds and awareness for special needs caregivers in Central Ohio. 

What if I can't afford the ticket but still want to attend?

Contact us! Many donors and sponsors have chosen to donate Prom tickets to special needs caregivers. Drop us a line and we'll let you know if tickets are available and if not, add you to our wait list. Or you can submit for Prom Court. Prom Court winners attend Prom for a Cause free! 

Is there an option to sponsor the Prom for a Cause?

Yes! There are many opportunities to sponsor this event. Local businesses or individuals can sponsor the event as Premier Level sponsor with special recognition throughout the promotion of and during the event. Table and ticket sponsorship are also available. Click here for more information. 

What is the Prom Court? And how do I submit a nomination to participate?

Yes! There are many opportunities to sponsor this event. Local businesses or individuals can sponsor the event as Premier Level sponsor with special recognition throughout the promotion of and during the event. Table and ticket sponsorship are also available. Click here for more information. 

How do I submit a nomination for Prom Court?

Yes! There are many opportunities to sponsor this event. Local businesses or individuals can sponsor the event as Premier Level sponsor with special recognition throughout the promotion of and during the event. Table and ticket sponsorship are also available. Click here for more information.