Portland, April 19th, 2013. The 13th Annual “Celebrate Success” was sold out and raised $300,000. The diamond dig was a popular activity sponsored by “Diamonds by Passerini.” The event has grown from a luncheon for 200 to a sell-out dinner for over 500 of business and community leaders who support Dress for Success. The annual gala raises funds to help women in poverty move towards self-sufficiency. (Photo credit, Andie Petkus) The gala was held at the Portland Art Museum and the theme this year was springtime in Paris.
From Dress for Success:
Dress for Success Oregon is a nonprofit organization that has been helping low-income women successfully transition back into the workforce since 1999. We promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
Dress for Success Oregon is the local affiliate to a worldwide organization Dress for Success. All money raised for Dress for Success Oregon stays in our local community. We receive no tax dollars and are 100% funded by the generosity of people like you.