Tania’s wake-up call came when one of her three daughters said to her, “Mom’s given up on herself.” Tania had always prided herself on taking care of her family and putting them first. However, she had been out of work for nearly two years, and the stresses of finding a job while keeping her family … Read More
Last year, I lost my job and was severely behind in my rent. The stress of dealing with avoiding eviction was a major obstacle in adequately addressing the mounting challenges I faced in my life. In addition, because of a previous incorrect tax filing, I owed the IRS money, resulting in wage garnishment. With an … Read More
DFS: How long have you been volunteering for Dress for Success?
KC: I’ve been volunteering since 2005 (I worked as Volunteer Manager from 2008-2011) Then began volunteering again with DFS when I started working at Children’s Aid.
DFS: What … Read More
Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that kicks off the charitable season. We’re all guilty of getting a little preoccupied with our shopping lists this time of year, so it’s nice to have a reminder that the holidays aren’t just about giving gifts, but about giving back. This Giving Tuesday, I’m beyond … Read More
At Dress for Success, our goal is to see women walk out our doors empowered and motivated in work and life. For Small Business Saturday, we wanted to highlight one of our amazing clients that has worked tirelessly to start her own company, J’enessence.
What’s the name of your business and what services or … Read More
Ana Carola Traverso moved to New York City a few years ago and started the daunting task of finding a job. During that time, she often felt discouraged and doubted herself. After becoming involved with Dress for Success, Ana gained the confidence and tools she needed to succeed.
“Success means living and doing things … Read More
This Veteran’s Day, United States Marine Corps Veteran and Dress for Success client, Lavet Velez, shares how Dress for Success helped to provide a smooth transition into her new career. Today Lavet is a leader, a mother and mentor- thriving and building an even brighter future for her and her son.
DFS: Tell us a … Read More