Tom asked me to post this, its for a good cause: Doc here: Steiner Ranch Annual Spring Clothing Drive.doc
Steiner Ranch Annual Spring Clothing Drive
April 6 – 19, 2009Last year, the Steiner Ranch Community helped Dress for Success clothes over 500 women (an increase of 147% from 2007), ages 18 to 35, in appropriate interview attire.The Community of Steiner Ranch understands the importance of giving and supporting those who need a boost to enter or re-enter the workplace and now, more than ever the need is there.So once again, Steiner Ranch will hold a clothing drive to benefit the non-profit organization Dress for Success –Austinand this year will include the Arc of the Capital Area.
Dress for Success – Austin (DFSA) http://dressforsuccess.org is a non-profit organization that provides interview suits, confidence boosts and career development to low-income women seeking employment who are referred by other non-profits, and government agencies.
The Arc of the Capital Area http://www.arcofthecapitalarea.org is a non-profit organization committed to promoting independence and choice by providing individualized services to adults and children with developmental disabilities.What We Need:Dress for Success:new or gently-worn ladies’ professional suits or separates (dry-cleaned),blouses and shells (dry-cleaned or laundered),jewelry and other accessories,new panty hose,scarves,handbagsnew or gently-worn, close-toed professional shoes.Arc of the Capital Area:Gently used Children, Women, and Men’s clothing of all sizes.Where to Donate:Your donations can be dropped off during normal business hours at the Steiner Ranch Welcome Center; Steiner Ranch Community Association office; 4 Sons’ Quality Cleaners at 4300 N. Quinlan Park; or at Cups & Cones.Please clearly mark which charity your items are designated for.Please ensure that your donations for Dress for Success have been dry-cleaned and any repairs have been made prior to drop-off.4 Sons’ Quality Cleaners is offering a special price for cleaning services of $2 per suit or item received for donation at theirQuinlanParklocation.If you require assistance or pick up, please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.We are also working with Arc of the Capital to coordinate a neighborhood-wide curbside pick-up and onsite Donation Truck to follow the Steiner Ranch Community Garage Sale on April 18th.For more information or assistance please contact:
Tom or Cathy Henry at [email protected]
Jennifer Swenson at [email protected]The2009 Steiner Ranch Clothing Driveis sponsored by Steiner Cares; The Steiner Ranch HOA; and the Four Points Business Association.