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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,

Working Wardrobes 2021 Gala Highlights

Jerri Rosen with Bonni Pomush, Incoming Working Wardrobes CEO Celebrating Under the Stars Highlights On Saturday, October 2, Working Wardrobes hosted its Celebrating Under the Stars gala, presented by U.S. Bank.  This event raised over $452,000 and is the most successful fundraiser in our 31-year history! This year’s event, attended by more than 300 guests, took place outdoors in the gardens of Turnip Rose in Costa Mesa and featured an evening of food, entertainment, client testimonials, dancing under the stars, fundraising through silent and live auctions, and clothing sales. The Irvine

Working Wardrobes 2021 Volunteer Highlights

Time. Talent. The Power of a Paycheck Every Working Wardrobes team member plays a vital role in delivering on our mission and bettering our community, and each one is as impactful as our wonderful team of volunteers. We would not be able to serve clients as they journey to jobs without the support of volunteers. Beyond empowering us to provide career development services to at-risk individuals in our community, volunteers help offset the financial costs that come with serving thousands of clients each year. In fact, nearly 240 volunteers donated their time

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