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From this Day Forward

From this Day Forward From this Day Forward is a 501(c)3 non profit wedding and special events ministry specifically desig Our boutique is our primary income source to support our Non-Profit ministry of sharing Christ's love to individuals as they celebrate life events through event decor rental, planning services, affordable wedding gowns and women/teen formal dresses.

By donating or shopping in our boutique you assist us to helping 100's of individuals celebrate LIFE.

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Wear your green today from 4-6pm and receive 22% off! #stpatricksday #green
03/17/2022

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Wear your green today from 4-6pm and receive 22% off!

#stpatricksday #green

Have you ever wondered what exactly a “Wedding and Events Ministry” does? We know we are an extremely unique organizatio...
03/16/2022

Have you ever wondered what exactly a “Wedding and Events Ministry” does? We know we are an extremely unique organization and sometimes people don’t realize that we do more than offer affordable formal wear!

Did you know that we also help clients plan their special event? By providing educational resources we can help clients celebrate their special day within their financial means.

We’ve have several brides walk through our doors who have never attended a wedding nor had any family members who were married. They were basing their entire planning process on Pinterest and reality TV shows. Can you imagine the unrealistic pressure and expectations these individuals were facing?

We’ve even found some couples have delayed getting married because they thought they HAD to spend thousands of dollars to have a wedding. Or they thought they HAD to have a full blown catered dinner, or HAD to have fresh florals. We’ve also found that some clients were embarrassed because they did not know how to set a budget for a larger event.

Let’s make one thing clear. There is no rule book that says you HAVE to do anything!

Our volunteers donate their time to meet with clients to help them determine what kind of event they desire. They take the time to listen to their needs and wishes and then walk along side them as they work to set a realistic budget . No, we don’t plan their event for them. Instead, we TEACH our clients the process of planning a larger event on a budget so that they can reuse these tools for future events instead of trying to put everything on a credit card or take out a personal loan.

We aren’t just a cheap rental company. We aren’t just a boutique. We are working to build stronger and more stable families within the community as they celebrate their momentous occasions!

#educationispower #somuchmore #volunteers #nonprofit #changinglives

So excited for another fabulous new neighbor! Josh's Jungle now has a storefront with local items called The Process!
03/15/2022

So excited for another fabulous new neighbor! Josh's Jungle now has a storefront with local items called The Process!

We know it’s Pi-Day…but unfortunately we don’t have Pie. How about a surprise sale instead? Wear your Green all this wee...
03/14/2022

We know it’s Pi-Day…but unfortunately we don’t have Pie. How about a surprise sale instead?

Wear your Green all this week and earn yourself 22% off! Offer expires Saturday.

Congratulations to our new neighbors just south of our shop! Stop by Wholesome Roots Cooking from 10-2pm for their open ...
03/12/2022

Congratulations to our new neighbors just south of our shop! Stop by Wholesome Roots Cooking from 10-2pm for their open house Saturday!

And one more because it is such a great picture! #wholesomerootscooking #celebration #ribboncuttingceremony #grandopening

PROM SALE HAPPENING TOMORROW AND SATURDAY! $5 rackAll other gowns are 22% off! Friday, March 11th 1-6pmSaturday, March 1...
03/10/2022

PROM SALE HAPPENING TOMORROW AND SATURDAY!

$5 rack
All other gowns are 22% off!

Friday, March 11th 1-6pm
Saturday, March 12th 10-2pm

14625 Lima Road Fort Wayne

Our volunteers make our world go round! Thank you Anna for helping to size our new donation of vests! Interested in volu...
03/08/2022

Our volunteers make our world go round! Thank you Anna for helping to size our new donation of vests!

Interested in volunteering? Send us a message! We have lots of opportunities for all ages and abilities!

As the weather gets warmer, we will need lots of help with maintaining our beautiful garden area!

Hey guys! We’ve got Black Tux jackets and pants, shoes, vests, and ties available for purchase! If you or someone you kn...
03/08/2022

Hey guys! We’ve got Black Tux jackets and pants, shoes, vests, and ties available for purchase! If you or someone you know is in need of a tux send them our way!

Jackets-$25
Pants-$25
Shoes-$15
Vests-$15-$20
Ties-$5

We are open 4-6pm today!

#prom #wedding #formalaffair #affordableformalwear

03/07/2022

We are saddened to hear of the passing of George Lay, of Live The Night Entertainment. We send many prayers of peace and comfort to the Lay family during this difficult time. 💔

Know someone in need of an affordable gown? Come check out our PROM SALE happening THIS Friday and Saturday! Gowns start...
03/07/2022

Know someone in need of an affordable gown?

Come check out our PROM SALE happening THIS Friday and Saturday!

Gowns starting at just $5!
All other gowns 22% OFF!

We also have Tux Jackets and pants, Vests, shoes and jewelry!

14625 Lima Road Fort Wayne

#prom #affordableformalwear #affordableformalwear

03/05/2022

While we don’t necessarily have “Employees” (since we are 100% volunteer drive!n), we want to say a HUGE THANK YOU to all of our amazing volunteers! We literally could not do it without you!

From Executive Director to washing laundry, we are so incredibly grateful for all of the individuals that choose to donate their time, energy, and resources to help make a difference in our community!

THANK YOU!
#nationalemployeeappreciationday
#volunteers
#nonprofit
#makingadifference

While we don’t necessarily have “Employees” (since we are 100% volunteer drive!n), we want to say a HUGE THANK YOU to al...
03/05/2022

While we don’t necessarily have “Employees” (since we are 100% volunteer drive!n), we want to say a HUGE THANK YOU to all of our amazing volunteers! We literally could not do it without you!

From Executive Director to washing laundry, we are so incredibly grateful for all of the individuals that choose to donate their time, energy, and resources to help make a difference in our community!

THANK YOU!
#nationalemployeeappreciationday
#volunteers
#nonprofit
#makingadifference

Good morning! Guess what?! It’s time for another sale! PROM SALENext weekend! March 11-12th $5 rack All other gowns 22% ...
03/03/2022

Good morning!

Guess what?! It’s time for another sale!

PROM SALE
Next weekend! March 11-12th

$5 rack
All other gowns 22% off!

If you know of someone in need of a gown, but finances may be tight, please send them our way!

Our neighbors at Well Grounded Cafe are celebrating 4 years of new ownership tomorrow! Congratulations!
02/28/2022

Our neighbors at Well Grounded Cafe are celebrating 4 years of new ownership tomorrow! Congratulations!

Tuesday, March 1st is our 4th Birthday under new ownership! To celebrate we will be serving free coffee and brownies! We hope you stop by to see us. Tuesday is also curry chicken salad day!! Daily hours 6 am to 4 pm.

Things are moving and shaking for our little org! It’s not without the help of ALL of our volunteers! For those of you t...
02/25/2022

Things are moving and shaking for our little org! It’s not without the help of ALL of our volunteers!

For those of you that signed up to participate in our Vintage Fashion Show please check your emails! There are lots of details regarding the event and a signup for fittings!

Want to help? Send us a message! Otherwise we hope you come out and see us during the Women’s Expo on Saturday, April 23rd at the Coliseum!

We LOVE our volunteers who are participating in our Ready and Abled program! This week we had students from Carroll and ...
02/25/2022

We LOVE our volunteers who are participating in our Ready and Abled program!

This week we had students from Carroll and Homestead help in the boutique and begin packing items in the warehouse. Simple skills such as hanging up a dress on a hanger or folding linens can help these students be prepared for employment after graduation.

We feel it is extremely important to give individuals of ALL abilities a chance to learn valuable job skills in a real life setting. One of our long term goals is to eventually be able to offer paid employment opportunities.

THANK YOU Chargers and Spartans!

#readyandabled #volunteering #reallifeexperience #jobskills #goals

Alright gentlemen, it’s YOUR turn! We have received a very generous supply of tux jackets and pants! We are still sortin...
02/25/2022

Alright gentlemen, it’s YOUR turn! We have received a very generous supply of tux jackets and pants!

We are still sorting through sizes but if you know someone in need of a Tux, send them our way!

We also have dress shoes and vests coming soon!

#prom #wedding #affordableformalwear #menswear

Happy Friday! Thank you to everyone who prayed and has reached out with potential spaces for our warehouse situation. Gu...
02/25/2022

Happy Friday!

Thank you to everyone who prayed and has reached out with potential spaces for our warehouse situation.

Guess what?!

WE HAVE FOUND A NEW SPACE!!!!

What does this mean?

*The boutique is staying right where it is

*We will be moving our entire warehouse sometime in April/May

*We will still continue to offer decor rental but may be limited on what is available due to boxing things up to move. Those who have already put down deposits and finalized their rentals will still be able to use everything they’ve requested.

*Please be patient as we work to box everything up to get ready for the move. We may be delayed in responded to messages as we work to see what we can realistically have available during this time.

*We will need to downsize and will be posting an album of surplus items we are selling

*The new space is going to add more to our storage expenses, if you feel compelled to contribute to our general campaign we are always appreciative of ever penny. You can use the link ⬇️

https://ftdf.donorwrangler.com/donate/?id=1

Once again THANK YOU for all of your support as we navigated these difficult few weeks!

#thankyoujesus #prayersanswered #relief

You may want to keep an eye on our page for some exciting news!!!
02/25/2022

You may want to keep an eye on our page for some exciting news!!!

We are open today from 4-6pm! We have racks of beautiful gowns awaiting their next adventure! Know someone that is in ne...
02/24/2022

We are open today from 4-6pm! We have racks of beautiful gowns awaiting their next adventure!

Know someone that is in need of a gown but may not be able to afford much? That is EXACTLY why our organization was created! Send them our way and we would be happy to help them!

Want to contribute towards our Bless A Bride: Bless A Being scholarship fund? Visit our website www.fromthisdayforwardministry.org for more information!

Your donations, whether it be physical or financial, are making a HUGE impact in the lives of our clients! THANK YOU!

Ok, more exciting news! Flash sale in honor of 2.22.22! 22% OFF Everything Tuesday, February 22nd ONLY! #flashsale #2.22...
02/22/2022

Ok, more exciting news! Flash sale in honor of 2.22.22!

22% OFF Everything Tuesday, February 22nd ONLY!

#flashsale #2.22.22 #2sday

EXCITING NEWS! We were honored to have an opportunity to talk with ABC21 WPTA’s Rachel Berry this morning about our Bles...
02/22/2022

EXCITING NEWS!

We were honored to have an opportunity to talk with ABC21 WPTA’s Rachel Berry this morning about our Bless A Bride/Bless A Being Scholarship Fund! You can catch the interview tomorrow at 5am and 6am!

Don’t worry, we will post the clip if you miss it!

UPDATE: our segment has been postponed and will air at a later date

Did you shop at Kroger? Did you know you can choose to have a portion of your total bill donated to our organization? 1....
02/21/2022
Kroger : Shop Groceries, Find Digital Coupons & Order Online

Did you shop at Kroger? Did you know you can choose to have a portion of your total bill donated to our organization?

1. Visit Kroger.com and check out the Community Rewards page

2. Select our name from the list of eligible organizations and type in your Kroger reward card number

3. Shop!

Every quarter we receive a check from Kroger thanks to those that have enlisted in their Community Rewards Program!

Thank you!

Shop low prices on groceries to build your shopping list or order online. Fill prescriptions, save with 100s of digital coupons, get fuel points, cash checks, send money & more.

We’ve had numerous inquiries as far as donations go so we wanted to share what kinds of items we accept. Plus Sized item...
02/21/2022

We’ve had numerous inquiries as far as donations go so we wanted to share what kinds of items we accept.

Plus Sized items are always in high demand!
Our shoe selection is getting depleted with prom season approaching.

As always, don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions!

Thank you!

Address

14625 Lima Road
Fort Wayne, IN
46818

Opening Hours

Tuesday 4pm - 6pm
Wednesday 1pm - 2:30pm
Thursday 4pm - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm

Telephone

+12604037323

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If you've ever wanted our best skin, hair, and makeup tips; we're giving them all away! Plus, $50 from each ticket sale this week will go to From this Day Forward and their virtual Santa for kids staying in the hospital this holiday season.
Shout out to this awesome wedding shop for my daughter's beautiful wedding dress. They provide very affordable designer dresses for those on a limited budget. Her October wedding was wonderful.
"It's never too late to learn things that empower your community." Great insights at "Better Together," our GFW Inc. Women's Network conference! Conversations focused on getting involved and making positive change in our communities. Janet Burt and Fort Wayne City Councilwomen Michelle Chambers and Sharon Tucker delivered the morning's presentations. Thanks to JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bona Vita Architecture, Business People Magazine, Custer, From this Day Forward, Indiana Michigan Power, and the Women's Fund of Greater Fort Wayne for sponsoring, and to Purdue University Fort Wayne for hosting! R&B Treats, The Sassy Vegan, and Shop Two Sixty provided breakfast and snacks. Learn more about joining the Women's Network 👉 women.gfwinc.com
From This Day Forward was an amazing rental ministry to work with while planning our daughter's wedding! We were so blessed by their helpful ideas and encouraging words as everything came together in August. Please check out this business in Huntertown if you are in need of items for your events or have donations to pass along to share.
Thank you for making finding my dress an easy process!
"Can you honestly say you're the best version of yourself and that you're living your best life—or that you're becoming the best? Because if you can't, you're in the perfect place today." Big thanks to Dr. Kristal Walker for delivering the keynote at today's GFW Inc. Women's Network luncheon! She shared practical ways to connect, confide, and lift each other up to become our best selves. Thanks to JPMorgan Chase & Co., Circle City Audio, Inc., and From this Day Forward for sponsoring, and to Bergstaff Place for hosting! Learn more about joining the Women's Network 👉 women.gfwinc.com.
Such an AMAZING #DayofCaring for the United Way of Allen County at From this Day Forward in Huntertown. Our Fort Wayne's NBC and ABC21 WPTA team worked hard, and it felt GREAT because we helped the folks with this special non-profit ministry that provides needs for weddings and special events for folks with a restricted budget. Happy 5th Birthday to Amy and Heather in celebration of their shop! Today? No mercy for weeds… for sure!
On May 11, 2021, Amanda and Travis gathered on the grounds of the immaculate Duke Mansion to renew their vows and to celebrate a love story that has triumphed over struggle, pain, and sickness. We simply adore this couple and were truly honored to grant their wish for a vow renewal. Our sweet wedding planner, Sarah Duckworth, pulled out all the stops and filled the day with magical memories. Sarah lined up a remarkable crew that spoiled our couple with delicious food, stunning florals, decadent treats and a rocking dance floor. See more of their Wedding Wish gallery at the below link. https://www.wishuponawedding.org/blog/2021/6/19/yu53j19ayptf73vw30skfd5p1za9fb Special thanks to our amazing vendor team! Planner: Sarah Duckworth Events Venue and Catering: The Duke Mansion Floral: From this Day Forward Photography: Discover Love Studios Videography: Little Eye Film Co. DJ: Split Second Sound Beauty: NLGlam Linens: Nuage Designs, Inc. Gown: David's Bridal Tuxedo: The Tuxedo Shoppe
Last Friday our older kids got to celebrate the end of the school year with a dance! We were thankful for the opportunity to have some fun, and especially grateful for all the staff who worked so hard to put on this event. Special thanks to From this Day Forward for donating prom dresses!
Shout out to Fort Wayne Pinball! They hosted a pinball tournament with over 100 entries! They did a great job of providing appropriate parking, offering LOCAL food options, and even asked the participants to support our very own non-profit in the Lima Plank Shoppes From this Day Forward who provided a dinner/baked good option. We were very happy to meet many of them. Have you been there? Great place to take the family, or to host a customer appreciation or other event.
Funds are tight for many families, but one Fort Wayne organization is ensuring that all girls looking to go to prom get the dress of their dreams. From this Day Forward is offering dresses for $5.
Congratulations to Cindy Raker & Cassie Kiger! They are the winners of our Easter Basket giveaway! We still have a few more Easter items available for donation to support From this Day Forward. Look to the window to the right when you enter the event side. We are open weekdays 6 am to 4 pm, Saturday 8-1. We are closed for Easter Sunday. The following Sunday, 4/11, we will be open for baked goods and beverages.