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Dress for Success program needs clothing donations

Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 12:01 am

Donations will be accepted July 15-26 at Peerless Cleaners for the Women's Bureau's Dress for Success Fort Wayne program.

Drop-off locations Peerlesses at the Village at Coventry, Dupont Road and Scott Road. Specially-marked bins will be available to drop off new or gently used suits and other business attire, including work-appropriate tops, particularly white blouses, dress pants and skirts. Scrubs for the medical industry and black pants and white shirts for wait-staff are also needed. Clothing donations can also be dropped off at the Women's Bureau at 2417 Fairfield Ave.

The Dress for Success mission 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. To learn more about Dress for Success, visit www.dressforsuccess.org.

The Women's Bureau of Fort Wayne is a nonprofit organization with a mission to advance women through advocacy, education and economic empowerment. For more information, go to www.womensbureau.org.