Working Wardrobes News Briefs October 2021

Working Wardrobes News Briefs Come see our mission in action by visiting our Career Success Center. Please come tour with us and we’ll show you everything going on Inside Working Wardrobes. Experience first-hand the services we offer, including career assessments, job mapping, one-on-one job coaching, soft & hard skills job training, interview techniques, resume writing skills, job search assistance, job placement assistance, and professional wardrobing. Upcoming Tours October 20th at 12 pm, 4 pm November 17th at 9 am, 4 pm Click here to register for a tour:

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

Inside Working Wardrobes October 2021

A Message from Jerri Rosen Founder and CEO What a busy month it's been, with plenty of exciting news to report!  This month, I had the honor of interviewing TLD Law Partner, Mark C. Doyle.  TLD Law celebrates its 60th Anniversary this year and has chosen Working Wardrobes as one of six charities it is commemorating and supporting.  We are thrilled to be a part of this elite group and honored that Mark joined us as a VIP guest for our latest Rebuilding Careers podcast. Tune In to the Discussion

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

Inside Working Wardrobes September 2021

A Message from Jerri Rosen Founder and CEO, Working Wardrobes Welcome to this edition of Inside Working Wardrobes, likely my very FAVORITE because it honors our wonderful volunteers.  In my 30+ years as founder and CEO of Working Wardrobes, my most cherished moments are the ones surrounded by community volunteers who care so very much about our clients as they journey to jobs and the Power of a Paycheck. Watch the Interview Celebrate Under the Stars, with a Special Sendoff! Christine Ragos, Chair of this year's Working

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

Working Wardrobes 2021 Fundraising Gala

Celebrate Under the Stars with a Special Sendoff! It’s time to celebrate in style, enjoy the beautiful starry sky, help others…and wish a very special someone a very special sendoff. Please join us on Saturday, October 2, 2021 for our exciting fundraising gala, Celebrating Under the Stars, to raise money for the programs and services that help the unemployed and underemployed in our community.  Jerri Rosen, founder and CEO of Working Wardrobes, is retiring at the end of this year, so this is the last formal fundraising event we will be hosting

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