Night to Shine welcomes hundreds in Davenport

Tim Tebow Foundation hosts annual 'Night to Shine' prom

Over 500 guests attended the prom event at Rhythm City Casino in Davenport.

"First year we had 56 guests, last year 111 and over 220 this year", Hill said.

Night to Shine is sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation and the Erie event is hosted by the Saint James Roman Catholic Church.

People came from all over west Texas for the Night to Shine Prom and as far away as Eastern New Mexico. She says over 220 volunteers worked the event on Friday.

On Friday, over 100 special needs individuals in St. Joseph and surrounding areas put on handsome prom dresses and suits and were able to be queen or king of the prom for one night. As part of Night to Shine, each VIP received either a crown or a tiara as befitting prom royalty.

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Sapp said there's over 540 churches worldwide that belong to the Night to Shine movement.

Putnam City Baptist members Dorothy Cox and Pam Telford served as volunteers, handing out wrist corsages in the Coronation Station.

"We just want to pour love on them and bless them and show them that they're one of us", Hill said.

The Night to Shine Prom is an annual event that the Tim Tebow Foundation hosts every year at 44 host churches across the country.

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