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Dress for Success Houston

S.O.S. – Send One Suit – Week 2012: March 5 – 9

The Women’s Leadership Advisory Board is a proud participant in the 2012 Suit Drive for Dress for Success Houston. We are currently accepting donations of gently worn or new suits and dress shoes (pumps). All suits must be clean and on hangers.
Prior to March 9, 2012, we will gladly come to your business location to collect your generous donations. Feel free to share this information with your friends and colleagues. We can’t wait to break last year’s record! Together, our members collected enough clothing to fill six full-size cars!
For donations and collections, contact any of our members:

  • Jill Hickman: Jill@JillHickman.com
  • Cara Hickman: Cara@JillHickman.com
  • Liz Boston: Bostonem41@aol.com
  • Laurie Peterson: laurie.peterson@newhorizonstrategies.com
  • Debbie Phares: dphares@strategicdirectionresources.com
  • Pat Seitzinger: pjseitzinger@aol.com
  • Pat Taul: patriciataul@kingwoodcable.net

Requested items from Dress for Success Houston include all interview appropriate clothing such as:

  • Suits: Skirt or pant (conservative and updated) ALL SIZES
  • Blouses: Conservative ALL SIZES
  • Shoes: Dress, Dark (black, brown, navy, taupe)
  • Handbags: Dark (black, brown, navy)
  • Skirts and Pants: Solid, dark colors (no patterns) SIZES 12 & UP
  • Jackets: Dark Colors (no patterns) SIZES 12 & UP
  • Scarves
  • Pantyhose only in black, coffee, nude (no white or bold colors)
  • We cannot accept the following:
  • Dresses
  • White suits
  • French-cuff blouses
  • Dressy-casual outfits
  • White shoes, tennis shoes, sandals and casual shoes
  • Open-toed or open-heeled shoes
  • Shorts, sweaters or vests
  • Sweat suits, coats, jeans, t-shirts
  • Undergarments, pajamas, robes, lingerie or slippers
  • White, beige, pastel handbags
  • Cosmetics or jewelry
  • Belts
  • Accessories such as hats or gloves
  • Umbrellas or wallets
  • Men’s clothing
  • No stains or moth holes

Thank you in advance for your participation and donations!!