Below are some frequently asked questions about Night to Shine. If you have any questions that aren’t answered here, reach out using the form on our contact us page.
Registration for Guests and Volunteers opens on December 1, 2023.
Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs, ages 14 and older. This worldwide movement sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation began in 2014.
Every guest of Night to Shine will enter their prom on a red carpet. Once inside attendees will receive VIP treatment including hair and makeup stations, shoe shining stations, corsages and boutonnieres, a karaoke room and of course, dancing! The highlight of the night will come when every one of the Night to Shine attendees is crowned as a king or queen of the prom.
Night to Shine Midlands will be February 9, 2024 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.
Guests will wear prom attire.
For the volunteers, wear your Night to Shine T-shirt and black pants.
Buddies, please wear prom attire.
If you are an guest partaking in the event, the dress code is a gown for the ladies and a suit or tux for the men.
If you have dresses or suits you would like to donate please drop them off at Mt. Horeb UMC, attn: Michelle Hunt. Tax receipts for your donation will be provided.
If you have any questions, please call Mt. Horeb Church at 803.490.0200.
You can find a list of volunteer positions to choose from on the Volunteer Registration page. If you’d like to volunteer, fill out the form and choose the job you’d like to volunteer for. Sign up soon, since we only need a certain number of volunteers for each position.
Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to have a permission slip completed by their parent or guardian.
Yes. Dates for volunteer training will be in December and January and will be posted on the Volunteer page. We will contact volunteers with a specific date and time once it is scheduled.
A buddy is a volunteer who will be with a guest helping them party the night away. Responsibilities include accompanying and assisting assigned guest throughout the evening, providing companionship and any assistance they may need during the event, sitting with their guest during dinner and engaging with them in conversation.
If you have a family member or friend who wants to come and be your buddy for the night please have them sign up as a volunteer. When they sign up as a volunteer, they need to add in the comment section that they want to specifically be a buddy with you. Please make sure they list your first and last name so we can correctly place you together.
Through Night to Shine, we want to honor the incredible parents, family members, and caretakers for their lifetime commitment to caring for their loved ones with special needs. The respite room (located in the same building as the Night to Shine prom) will provide the opportunity to rest and enjoy a night off, knowing that their loved one is having an amazing time in a safe, friendly, and Christ-centered environment, with a personally assigned buddy. Comfortable seating, food, beverages, and entertainment will be provided.
This event is open to all people with special needs, and all qualified volunteers. It is sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, a Christian organization and is being hosted at area churches.