Arlington, VA — Over 100 items of professional clothing and accessories were donated to Dress for Success last week from contributions received at a professional women’s event hosted by the Bean, Kinney & Korman Women’s Attorneys’ Group.
On Oct. 2, the Women’s Attorneys’ Group from Bean, Kinney & Korman hosted a wine tasting and networking event at Oby Lee Winery and Coffee Shop in Arlington, Virginia. In conjunction with the event, the group collected over 100 pieces of professional clothing and accessories from their female clients and friends of the firm. The items were then donated to the Washington, D.C. affiliate of the national nonprofit, Dress for Success.
“Dress for Success has a wonderful reputation for providing professional clothing, job counseling, and positive encouragement to women seeking employment,” said Bean, Kinney & Korman Shareholder Jennifer Brust . “We were thrilled by the generosity of our clients in supporting such a worthy cause.”
About Dress for Success
Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes 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. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to more than 110 cities in 12 countries. To date, Dress for Success has helped more than 600,000 women work towards self-sufficiency. For more information, visit http://www.dressforsuccess.org/ .