3rd Annual “Congressional Dress for Success Challenge”
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)
Support Dress for Success D.C. by donating women's professional attire during the 3rd Congressional Dress for Success Challenge on Wednesday, July 18. With drop off points on the House and Senate sides, the chambers will face off once again to see who can outfit more Dress for Success clients during this friendly suit donation challenge. Dress for Success, FedEx and Honorary Co-Chairwomen Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and Representative Kay Granger (R-Texas) invite you to join the challenge by donating.
Both chambers are tied - with the Senate named winners of the 2010 challenge and the House in 2009. Come join us for this year's event and see which chamber will earn the honorary title as reigning champions of the Congressional Challenge!
When: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 from 7:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
What to Bring: Womens suits and career-appropriate attire
Senate Collection Point: Reserve Officers Association, One Constitution Avenue, N.E. (across from the Dirksen Senate Office Building on First and Constitution N.E.)
House Collection Point: Corner of 1st and D Streets S.E. (across from Bullfeathers near the Capitol South Metro station elevator)
For more information, contact: Megan Goffney, Executive Director of Dress for Success Washington, D.C. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When & Where
Dress for Success & FedEx
About Dress for Success
Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independenc eof disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to more than 100 cities in the U.S., Austrailia, Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, the UK and the West Indies. To date, Dress for Success has helped more than 500,000 women work towards self-sufficiency. Visit www.dressforsuccess.org to learn more.
Since 2005, FedEx has supported Dress for Success D.C. by collecting more than 3,400 items of clothing from the Capitol Hill community. Additionally, FedEx Women's Network has been intstrumental in providing workshops, mentoring and coaching to the Professional Women's Group, a key initiative of the Dress for Success program. For more information visit news.fedex.com.