Newsletter2021-03-08T03:06:46+00:00

Working Wardrobes Sustainability

(L to R) Jerri, Cyndi, and Bonni discuss the sustainability of Working Wardrobes. The Sustainability Discussion Thirty-one years ago, Jerri Rosen founded Working Wardrobes to help men, women, young adults, and Veterans get on their feet and back to work so they can achieve the Power of a Paycheck. Today, she is nearing retirement and ready to pursue her post-CEO passions at the end of this year. Jerri recently sat down with incoming Working Wardrobes CEO, Bonni Pomush, and Cyndi Karapogosian, Board Chair and District President & Professional Talent

Inside Working Wardrobes December 2021

A Message from Jerri Rosen Founder and CEO This is my last newsletter as CEO and I am beyond proud to hand the reins of Working Wardrobes over to the very capable hands of our incoming CEO, Bonni Pomush. To the very talented Bonni, I extend my warmest welcomes, biggest hugs, and loudest cheers. To our wonderful family of volunteers, donors, corporate partners, staff members, generous community advocates, and the hundreds of thousands of clients who have turned to us in their time of need, it has been my greatest honor and

Working Wardrobes News Briefs November 2021

Please Cast Your Vote for Working Wardrobes!  We are pleased to announce that Working Wardrobes has been nominated for the 7th Annual Veterans Awards in the category of Veteran’s Employment! The Veterans Awards, also known as the VETTYS, is an annual awards ceremony presented by the Academy of United States Veterans. This special accolade honors members of the Veteran community throughout the United States, in various Veteran support categories. We would love your vote!  Please visit the link below and cast it! Thank you, so much, for your support. https://missioncomplete.wufoo.com/forms/r1fqw55u18jq8vz/

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

Inside Working Wardrobes November 2021

A Message from Jerri Rosen Founder and CEO Welcome to the November 2021 edition of Inside Working Wardrobes, in honor of Gratitude Month and our deserving Veterans on this special day, Veteran's Day. We have plenty of news to share this month, and even more to be grateful for - including YOU, our incredible supporters. Thank you for making 2021 a remarkable year for the men, women, young adults, and Veterans we serve. Jerri's Video Message A Very Important Video, A Very Special Thank You Michael Barrett,

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

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