Portland, October 9th, 2013. Over 260 people attended Dress for Success Oregon’s inaugural Empowerment Breakfast which drew supporters like Tom Kelly from Neil Kelly; Barb Attridge, Co-Founder and Executive
Director of Dress for Success Oregon and Theressa Dulaney from Comcast. The event at the Governor Hotel raised over $40,000 featured an educational panel presentation with businesses and individuals coming together to discuss how generational poverty affects our community and how Dress for Success Oregon is making an impact by helping low-income women gain employment, independence and self-worth. (Photo credit, Andie Petkus)
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.