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Miss Bulgaria Donates Pageant Dress to Teen in Need

"I want to give the dress to a girl in need that can't buy a dress for her prom the next month"

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    Miss Bulgaria Donates Pageant Dress to Teen in Need
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    Violina Ancheva, Miss Bulgaria 2016, on stage during the opening of The 65th Miss Universe Telecast airing.

    Miss Bulgaria, Violina Ancheva, may not have won the recent Miss Universe pageant, but she won plenty of fans when she donated her pageant gown to the teenage daughter of a single mom, according to Today.com.

    Ancheva announced on Facebook that she wanted to donate her dress, technically a two-piece consisting of a stunning blue skirt and sparkly, short-sleeved top.

    "I want to give the dress to a girl in need that can't buy a dress for her prom the next month," Ancheva wrote.

    Responses quickly poured in, and in the end Ancheva decided the dress should go to Issay Gallano, a single mom in the Philippines, for her 15-year-old daughter, Zyra.