Portland, October 8th, 2014. Over 250 people attended Dress for Success Oregon‘s second-annual Empowerment Breakfast, an event that drew together business, civic and social leaders to focus on poverty in our community and Dress for Success Oregon’s impact helping low-income women gain employment, independence and self-worth. Over $53,000 was raised at this event, which featured keynote speaker and communications consultant, Lynda Coates, plus three Dress for Success Oregon clients. (photo credit, Shane Bryant)
From Dress for Success:
Dress for Success Oregon is an anti-poverty 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.