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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Centers to Support the Independence of Specific Populations, Economic Development, Employment Preparation & Procurement, Human Services, Job Training

Mission: Our mission 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.

Geographic areas served: West Virginia - Ohio - Kentucky

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Board Member

Rating: 5

Dress for Success River Cities has had an amazing impact in the community. Since the inception of this organization a few short years ago, literally hundreds of women have been given professional attire, career resources, and most importantly, the support and networking opportunities needed to maximize employment opportunities and transition into the workforce. Dress for Success River Cities' clients routinely tell us that this organization and, particularly, the one-on-one attention and follow-up support from our amazing staff have made a world of difference to them and their families. There is nothing more rewarding than watching a client leave our boutique and career center with head held high and the confidence to take on the world.

Board Member

Rating: 5

The staff of Dress for Success ® River Cities is tirelessly devoted to the mission of the organization -- 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. They interact with clients on a very personal level, making a connection to enable the clients to enter the workforce with confidence and the knowledge that they have support from Dress for Success ® River Cities. Clients have likewise returned to support Dress for Success ® River Cities. For instance, one client gave her testimonial during a public fundraising luncheon, providing a concrete example of the impact of Dress for Success ® River Cities.

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Board Member

Rating: 5

I was asked to be on the Board of Dress for Success and couldn't be happier that I accepted the invitation. What an amazing change takes place in the women who have been outfitted by the caring volunteers and staff in the boutique. It is an honor to be a part of an organization that has helped so many women find confidence and assurance in their ability to become a viable part of the work force. My hat is off to the staff, board, volunteers and the many donors who have made this possible in our community! Sincerely. Karen Morrison