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Dress for Success SW Florida Launches Program to Partner with Legal Community
Dress for Success solves the catch-22 that confronts disadvantage women trying to enter the workforce: without a job how can you afford a suit? Without a suit, how can you get a job? A law firm’s Law Suit Sponsorship provides one or more women with a complete suit and accessories, which include shoes, handbag or briefcase, jewelry and a scarf. The Civil Suit Sponsorship provides women with a complete wardrobe of up to fifteen pieces of clothing plus accessories to wear on the job. Different levels of sponsorships and information on clothing drives are available. Call Mary McDonough, Business Development Manager at 239-689-4992 or email Mary@dfsswflorida.org.
“I was an unemployed paralegal student without and income and needed to support my family. Thanks to the support of Dress for Success, I had the confidence to succeed, landed a job and went on to law school, ” states Trish Ryan, Esq. graduate of Dress for Success. “In 2013, I passed the Florida Bar exam and recently open my own law firm.”
About Dress for Success
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. There are 135 Dress for Success locations internationally with focusing on providing career wardrobes and employment counseling to disadvantaged women. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success Worldwide has helped more than 700,000 women work toward self-sufficiency. For information on Dress for Success SW Florida located at 12995 S. Cleveland Ave. Suite 153, Fort Myers, FL in the Pinebrook Plaza, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 239-689-4992 or visit www.DressForSuccess.org/