Monday, November 8, 2010

Tis the Season

It's at this time of year that we begin to think even more than we usually do about those less fortunate than us. Some people are able to volunteer their time and talents to benefit charitable organizations and others may not know exactly what they can do to help someone else so I would like to give you a great idea! If you love to shop as much as I do, why not help out another woman who's in need of a fabulous career look?


Famed Jewelry designer Kendra Scott has designed a "Hope Pendant" in 14k gold (stones available in various colors) in support of Dress For Success and for each necklace purchased ($80), one will be given to a woman in the Dress For Success program. AND...from Oct 22 to Nov 22nd enter "HOPE20" at checkout on http://www.kendrascott.com/ fora 20% discount. Ladies, this is a wonderful good deed you can do to make one of our "sisters" feel great and look even better while on the not so easy job search. A touch of class and elegance always boots your confidence level right?
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.

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.

Dress for Success relies on the financial contributions, in-kind donations and volunteer efforts of individuals and companies around the world who are committed to helping women take charge of their lives. Visit the Dress for Success website to learn how you can get involved with Dress for Success.

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