Community Partners Open House
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 5:30 PM - Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 7:30 PM (PDT)
We are pleased to announce that we have been approved by Dress for Success Worldwide to open a NEW Central Virginia affiliate. The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. We are proud to bring this mission to the women of the Greater Richmond metropolitan area, but we can’t do it without you!
Dress for Success Central Virginia wants to help your organization further develop and guide your clients in the pursuit of their employment and career development goals. We would like your help to ensure that our efforts are leveraging, not duplicating, existing programming and that we are adding value to the Richmond community.
Dress for Success Central Virginia invites you to join us for a Community Partners Open House/Meet & Greet on Wednesday, October 17th or Wednesday, October 24th from 5:30 pm -7:30 pm.
This Open House is your opportunity to learn more about the Dress for Success program and engage with us as we shape a program that will enhance your employment assistance and job training programs and benefit your clients and our community.
During the Open House you will have an opportunity to:
- Meet the Executive Committee of Dress for Success Central Virginia
- Learn the mission of the Dress for Success program and the benefits we offer our Community Partners
- Register as a Referral Agency and discuss additional ways in which to partner with Dress for Success Central Virginia
- Ask any questions you may have about the new Dress for Success Central Virginia affiliate
- Share your feedback and concerns: what keeps you up at night? How can Dress for Success Central Virginia help fill those gaps?
- Network with other community partners
We look forward to meeting our community partners and building lasting relationships.
For more information on this event please contact Shantell Malachi, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Dress For Success Central Virginia
The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
Founded in New York City in 1997, Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization offering services designed to help our clients find jobs and remain employed. Each Dress for Success client receives one suit when she has a job interview and can return for a second suit or separates when she finds work.
Since 1997, Dress for Success has served more than 550,000 women around the world. Each year we reach more than 50,000 women in the United States, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, the Netherlands, Mexico, Poland and the West Indies. All Dress for Success organizations are not-for-profit entities, with Dress for Success Worldwide and its U.S. affiliates having 501(c) (3) charitable status and those outside the U.S. operating as registered charities. Clothing donations and financial contributions made to Dress for Success affiliates within the U.S. are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
The focus of Dress for Success Central Virginia is to provide the women of metro Richmond and the surrounding areas with courage to face a turbulent job market with confidence. Beyond providing clothing, Dress for Success Central Virginia provides our clients with a strong, resilient support system. As an affiliate of Dress for Success Worldwide we are determined to continuously advance the mission of empowering women to achieve economic independence.