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Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Events, News |

Shop for Success Comes to Fort Myers on November 7th

Shop for Success Comes to Fort Myers on November 7th

Mark your calendars! Dress for Success SW Florida announces their exciting annual shopping extravaganza, Shop for Success presented by Founding Sponsor, White House, Black Market. This exclusive one night shopping event takes place at the Crowne Plaza at the Bell Tower Shops on Thursday, November 7th from 5 – 9 p.m., with VIP admission from 3-5 p.m. Shop for Success features 5,000 square feet of new and gently used designer and designer-inspired apparel and accessories with prices starting at just $5! 100% of the proceeds will benefit Dress for Success SW Florida.

dfs sfs logoShop for Success is the organization’s biggest fundraising event of the year. Across 135 affiliates worldwide, Dress for Success SW Florida remains a top performer in raising funds for women in need during this fabulous shopping event. The event is free for all, with VIP tickets for $50 that include champagne and early admittance from 3-5 p.m. New this year – 90% of the clothes on sale at Shop for Success are new, thanks to gracious donations from Somas, Chico’s, Boston Proper, White House | Black Market, Steinmart, and Macy’s.

“Shop for Success is an excellent opportunity for people in the community to have fun while shopping for a great cause,” says Barbara Dell, Executive Director for Dress for Success SW Florida. “Each year we have a great turn out, and Dress for Success SW Florida is able to raise money that helps us better serve our clients,” she adds.

Dress for Success SW Florida relies on donations and volunteers from the Southwest Florida community to help them continue their life-changing mission of providing career wardrobes, employment counseling, and career development tools to disadvantaged women in the area. The funds raised at Shop for Success help them continue this mission, so come out on November 7th and shop for a cause! For more information about Shop for Success, purchase VIP tickets, sponsorships or any other events by Dress for Success SW Florida, call 239-689-4992 or email swflorida@dressforsuccess.org.

About Dress for Success

The mission of Dress For Success 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. There are 135 Dress For Success locations in seven countries focused on providing career wardrobes and employment counseling to disadvantaged women. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success Worldwide has helped more than 700,000 women work toward self-sufficiency. For information on Dress for Success SW Florida located at 12995 S. Cleveland Ave. Suite 153, Fort Myers, FL in the Pinebrook Plaza, email swflorida@dressforsuccess.org, call 239-689-4992 or visit www.DressForSuccess.org/swflorida.

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