A Little Help From Our Friends

We are incredibly grateful for the opportunity to work with so many amazing companies, especially those that choose to continue to partner with our organization year after year. The resources, time, and commitment our corporate volunteers provide make all the difference and have helped shape us into the nonprofit we have become.

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Farewell To a Dear Friend

The entire Working Wardrobes family has lost a truly wonderful friend. Anna Conrekas, Working Wardrobes board member and District Manager of US Bank, passed away suddenly on August 31, 2017 after a valiant battle with cancer. Anna was our very dear friend, tireless advocate and supporter and it was because of her voice that everyone at US Bank knew about Working Wardrobes!

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2017’s Nonprofit of the Year

Earlier this summer, Working Wardrobes received the honor of being selected 2017 Nonprofit of the Year for the 74th Assembly District, a recognition we are still beaming with joy about. Assemblyman Matthew Harper, former Mayor of the City of Huntington Beach, selected our organization as the recipient saying, “I’m proud to recognize Working Wardrobes, as the 2017 Nonprofit of the Year. Their dedication to the local community, helping veterans and enhancing the quality of life for community residents, makes them the perfect choice.” On Wednesday, June 28th, we joined 95 fellow chosen nonprofits at a luncheon event at the State Capitol where nonprofits were honored by their by legislators for their achievements and success, selflessly helping others every day.

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Off the Vine for the Night | Center Club Beer and Wine Festival

Beer, wine, and incredible eats? What more could you ask for! Thursday, September 28th, is the annual Hops and Vines Beer and Wine Festival, and you’re invited!

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A Clothing Drive to Change a Life

At Working Wardrobes we emphasize the importance of dressing for success and have worked to share the ways professional clothing can greatly benefit a client. One of the greatest opportunities is to create corporate partnerships and have companies host clothing drives for us. Companies can provide us with what we need for each and every client – a working wardrobe!

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It Starts with a Suit | Men’s Wearhouse National Suit Drive

Working Wardrobes is often given the opportunity to participate in wonderful corporate partnerships. In our nearly 20 year partnership with the Men’s Wearhouse, we are again the exclusive Southern California non-profit for Men’s Wearhouse National Suit Drive! In July, Men’s Wearhouse collected professional clothing donations for various non-profit organizations across the country. We are so thankful for the generous donations from the campaign!

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Teeing Off For Our Veterans

Get ready to hit the links, Friday, September 15th, is the 3rd Annual Stars and Stripes Golf Tournament! Alongside the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals, Working Wardrobes’ VetNet will be co-hosting the event, which will include 18 holes of golf, prizes, raffles, and a silent auction!

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Curves Work for Smart Women

July’s Smart Women event was truly a night for celebration! Working Wardrobes’ Smart Women gathered in honor of Curves Work and our amazing partner Ashley Nell Tipton. Throughout the Curves Work campaign, Ashley has provided support and inspiration, and we are so happy to have had her onboard for a campaign that is close to our hearts.

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An Evening with Smart Women | Ashley Nell Tipton Event

Throughout our June Curves Work campaign, we have had the honor to work with an inspirational partner who has helped shed light on our continuous need for plus size clothing donations. Wednesday, July 19th, we are recognizing the beautiful Ashley Nell Tipton for being an important part of this campaign with a celebration and party!

 

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TV Celeb Chef Simon Majumdar Headlines “Sous Chef Knock Out”

The kitchen battleground is set for the Sous Chef Knockout, featuring TV celebrity Chef Simon Majumdar at the Center Club Orange County in Costa Mesa on Wednesday, June 21, 5:30-8:00pm. Proceeds from ticket sales support the 2017 Center Club Cares beneficiary Working Wardrobes, a non-profit which helps people overcome challenges and find meaningful employment.

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