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Spring Shopping Can Benefit Local Nonprofit

Dress for Success Fort Wayne, is a program of the Women’s Bureau and an affiliate of Dress for Success Worldwide. Through Dress for Success Worldwide there is an exclusive partnership and brand new capsule collection with Talbot’s. Talbot’s has partnered with O, The Oprah Magazine to curate a special spring collection of seven fashionable and professional items. 30% of the proceeds will be donated to Dress for Success. Additionally:

The collection will be sold at all Talbots US and Canada locations from February 21 – April 2!

Monetary donations will be collected at the register of all stores from February 21 – April 2.

Nearly new clothing donations will be accepted at Talbots stores from March 2 – March 5.

A special Spring Shopping Party will be hosted at all stores on March 4

As a participating affiliate, Dress for Success Fort Wayne​ will receive financial support as a result of active engagement in this effort. We are asking the Fort Wayne community to please bring professional clothing donations to the local Talbots at Jefferson Pointe. Dress for Success Fort Wayne will receive monetary donations based on the amount of donations brought to the store between March 2 and March 5.

​Please help spread awareness, and share this with your friends. The more clothing and monetary donations we receive, the more women we are able to help secure employment and start on the path to independence.

​Contact Marty Kocks-Hamrick with any questions, mkockshamrick or 424-7977 ​

The mission of Dress for Success Fort Wayne is to promote the economic independence of women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools to help them thrive in work and in life.