Give The Power of a Paycheck,

Join the Rebuilding Careers Coalition

Right now, despite improving numbers, Orange County still faces serious unemployment and underemployment in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unemployment is a domino that affects every area of life in a community. Housing, transportation, and food insecurity make finding and keeping a job more difficult, and as the job search continues, these resources continue to decline.

The Rebuilding Careers Coalition (RCC) is a giving collective of visionary individuals and corporations in our community who are dedicated to helping individuals overcome barriers and achieve meaningful employment. RCC members generously give unrestricted donations of $1200 or more annually. These funds provide Working Wardrobes clients with a comprehensive and effective range of workforce development services and linkages to supportive services that assist low-income, unemployed, and underemployed individuals.

 

What is the Rebuilding Careers Program and How Does Your Membership Help Our Mission?

The Rebuilding Careers Program offers a comprehensive and effective range of career development services. We assist low-income, unemployed and underemployed individuals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program helps clients find and maintain employment in high-demand, higher-wage occupations, avoid poverty and homelessness, afford the high cost of living in Orange County, California, and achieve self-sufficiency and success.

The program includes a range of  “wrap-around” services: 

Our Goal:

Raise $200,000 to support 80 clients through the
Rebuilding Careers Coalition in 2022.

How will your membership in the RCC impact the clients we serve? This coalition will fund our clients in their journeys to find and maintain employment in high-demand, higher-wage occupations, avoid poverty and homelessness, afford the high cost of living in Orange County, and achieve self-sufficiency and success.

Rebuilding Career Coalition Membership Levels, Impact & Benefits

Champion: $10,000 annually:

  • Transform the lives of 4 clients
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Day for twenty people
  • Designation as a Champion Member on digital platforms
  • Inclusion on “Wall of Champions” at Career Success Center
  • One Champion to be honored at annual gala with “Outstanding Champion” Award
  • Invitation to exclusive quarterly impact reports and webinars
  • Invitations to exclusive networking and featured speaker events (formerly “Smart Women”)
  • Invitation to recognition event
  • Private Hanger shopping experience with coupons

Ambassador: $5,000 annually:

Advocate: $2,500 annually:

Supporter: $1,200 annually:

Founding Members

Champion Members

  • Chris & Donna Matthews
  • H & H Charitable Foundation
  • Toni & Terry McDonald
  • Pacific Premier Bank

Ambassador Members

  • Clearinghouse CDFI
  • Erik Hiller
  • Pamela Moellenhoff
  • Chris Sumpter

Advocate Members

  • Union Bank MUFG
  • William & Carolyn Beaver
  • Capital Group Charitable Foundation
  • Laurie Dubchansky
  • Roland DGA Corporation
  • Dale & Elaine Sanders
  • Laura Cadarette
  • Liz Davila
  • Interior Office Solutions
  • Camille Lago
  • Reina Mestaz
  • Robert Half International

Supporter Members

  • Bart & Elizabeth Asner
  • Claudia Keller
  • James & Lisa Keston
  • Carole King
  • Xandra Laskowski
  • Fabienne Lopez-Smolinski
  • Jen Lunde
  • Sylvia Michler
  • Christine Ragos
  • Kristi Ritoch
  • Virginia Snow
  • Howard & Jean Somers
  • PJ Rosch
  • Janice Carsten
  • Joan Koranski
  • Michelle and Steven Madick and Schooley Mitchell
  • National Charity League – Orange Villa Park Chapter
  • Ricoh USA
  • Bonnie Toth

Past Events

Working Wardrobes Heidi Zuckerman with Bonni Pomush

Inaugural Rebuilding Careers Coalition Event Inspired

On March 31, we hosted our Rebuilding Careers kick-off event with and intimate chat between Heidi Zuckerman, CEO and Director of The Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) and Bonni Pomush, CEO of Working Wardrobes.

View Their Discussion Here

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