Tampa, FL, November 09, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Dress for Success Tampa Bay celebrated its 18th year in the community with a luncheon and fashion show Thursday, October 27 at the Doubletree by Hilton with keynote speaker, Marla Wynne, HSN fashion designer.
More than 300 guests attended the luncheon in the spirit empowering women to achieve economic independence. Dress for Success Tampa Bay provides a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. That spirit raised more than $50,000, a record breaking fundraiser for Dress for Success Tampa Bay!
With only three employees and many volunteers, Dress for Success Tampa Bay relies on grants, donations, and fundraising events to continue offering local services. Since 1998, this nonprofit has helped more than 15,000 women return to the workplace and become economically independent. Although known primarily for providing interview attire for women, Dress for Success Tampa Bay also provides career search and job skills assistance. The Dress for Success Tampa Bay Career Center helps with resume writing, mock interviews, and software training.
General donations can be made via PayPal https://tampabay.dressforsuccess.org.
About Dress for Success Tampa Bay
The mission for Dress for Success Tampa Bay 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 life. Since opening its doors in 1998, the organization has helped over 10,000 local women. Visit www.dressforsuccess.org/tampabay to learn more. On February 12, 2015 Dress for Success Tampa Bay won the WEDU Be More Empowered award for being a small nonprofit that best demonstrates that big things come in small packages. This award recognized an organization that despite its modest size has a major positive impact on our community.