Caitlin Brunell, a 22-year-old recent graduate of the University of Alabama, was crowned Miss Alabama in June 2014 and will compete in Miss America on September 14, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Out of 27 finalists, Caitlin’s Closet®, was chosen as one of just three in the Service To Youth category for the Jefferson Award in 2014.
Since it’s inception, Caitlin’s Closet® has collected and donated over 10,000 dresses across the county. Partnering with many charitable organizations such as The Boys and Girls Clubs of America, The Tyra Banks TZone foundation, Peaceaholics, Fosters Closet, various Sororities and Fraternities, Churches, and High Schools from coast to coast Caitlin’s Closet® has made a true impact in the lives of others. Caitlin’s Closet® has also been a apart of USA Today’s National Make a Difference Day, featured in various teen magazines, and is constantly looking for new ways to reach these young women in need.