Client Spotlight

Client Spotlight: Rachelle’s Story Our team has been working around the clock to help clients get on their feet and back to work in the wake of the pandemic, which seriously impacted our economy and jobs in our local community. Working Wardrobes’ mission of doing everything in our power to help men, women, young adults, and Veterans overcome difficult challenges to achieve the dignity of work and the Power of a Paycheck has never been more important. And our work has never been more important to clients like Rachelle. Rachelle came to

VetNet Camp Pendleton 2021

Jerri Rosen, Center, with Camp Pendleton Marines Mission Accomplished! Camp Pendleton “Powers Up” for Success. Recently, we had the distinct honor of preparing nearly 100 U.S. Marines for transition to the civilian workforce as we traveled to Camp Pendleton for a day of professional services and wardrobe styling with the 1st Marine Regiment at the Regimental Instructional Facility (RIF). The support of countless volunteers, many corporations, and the Working Wardrobes Board of Directors and staff made it all possible. We’d like to extend our very special thanks to the 1st

Working Wardrobes VetNet Client Patrick Tillich

Patrick’s Story: A Veteran in Need. The Power of a Paycheck.  Nine years ago, Working Wardrobes launched VetNet, a safety net for Veterans to help them lead happy, healthy, productive lives after service. Since that time, we have helped hundreds of Veterans, like Patrick Tillich, on their journey to the Power of a Paycheck. Patrick’s Story Patrick is a decorated Army Veteran who served in Operations Desert Shield and Storm. After his honorable discharge in 1993, he faced a years-long battle with addiction, in-and-out rehabilitation stints, and habitual homelessness. He was absent

Jerri Rosen, Inside Working Wardrobes November 2021

A Message from Jerri Rosen Hello, everyone, and welcome to the November 2021 issue of Inside Working Wardrobes.  Before you read this edition of our newsletter, I want you to know something very important during this season of gratitude. We are so incredibly thankful for you! I speak for the entire Working Wardrobes team when I convey how important you are to this organization, and most specifically, to the men, women, young adults, and Veterans we serve. Each day, our team arrives at Working Wardrobes driven by an unwavering mission – to

Michael Barrett Interview with Working Wardrobes Board Members

Michael Barrett, Director of VetNet A Very Important Video, A Very Special Thank You to Veterans   Michael Barrett is a U.S. Marine Veteran, and the Director of our VetNet program. Today, he serves as host of a very important video interview highlighting two Working Wardrobes Board Members – Jim Bourne of Edwards Lifesciences and Matt Clark of PIMCO – who are also Veterans and ardent supporters of our mission and work. In honor of Veterans Day and our deserving clients, we share with you this video to shed a

Jerri Rosen OC Grantmakers Award

Jerri Rosen Receives OC Grantmakers Award Join us in congratulating our founder, Jerri Rosen, for receiving the Sister Regina Fox Legacy Leader Award. Jerri was recognized during a virtual OC Grantmakers Summit on October 7th. This award recognizes nonprofit, professional, or volunteer leaders who demonstrate humble character, a long-term commitment to Orange County’s nonprofit community, and individuals who have spent their years quietly working towards the betterment of Orange County as a whole. OC Grantmakers' mission is to advance social impact by supporting, strengthening, and building adaptive leadership across our nonprofit and

Working Wardrobes Smart Women Webinar Series

Sarah Lacy, CEO of Chairman Mom Highlights of the Working Wardrobes 2021 Smart Women Speaker Series Smart Women is a women’s giving collective that supports the clients served by Working Wardrobes. Our keynote speaker events offer a chance to hear inspirational speakers and network with successful professional women from Southern California – while giving back as philanthropic leaders committed to changing lives in our community. Our recent series, The Covid Consequences, was a three-part webinar with special guest speakers joining Jerri Rosen in conversation for charting a new path to “normal.”  The

Jerri Rosen, Inside Working Wardrobes October 2021

A Message from Jerri Rosen It's been a busy year for Working Wardrobes, and an even busier month since the last edition of our newsletter. This month, I am so proud to make a special announcement regarding our friends and supporters at TLD Law. This year, TLD Law celebrates 60 years in service! In honor of its Diamond Anniversary, the firm will commemorate six special local charities, one for each decade of the company's history. We are so very honored that Working Wardrobes is part of this esteemed list. On November 2nd,

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