COVID-19

Connecting During a Pandemic

Update on COVID-19 Recovery from Dress for Success Pittsburgh

Around the world, women are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and its disruption of their lives and the lives of their dependents. Dress for Success Pittsburgh has continued to serve our clients during this crisis. If you or a woman you know are in need of services, please call 412-201-4204 or email pittsburgh@dressforsuccess.org for assistance.

Dress for Success Pittsburgh is committed to creating a culture of inclusion and stands together with our clients, colleagues, volunteers, donors and affiliate sisters around the world to speak out against racism, to promote understanding, and to create a world that is better, stronger and kinder. #NoMoreSilence #BlackLivesMatter #EndRacism

To ensure the safety of our clients, donors, volunteers, and staff, the team is providing contactless services and employment readiness programming to local women. The team connects with each woman via phone or Zoom to learn what is needed for her to begin her career journey. Our team selects appropriate attire for the position and works with her to deliver the necessary items, whether it’s shipping the items directly to her or picking up at a contactless area at one of our four boutiques.

Thanks to regular contributions from Monthly Giving Club (MGC) members, the team has been able to provide a contactless safe delivery to get them started on their career journey. If you’d to join the MGC and support this effort, visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GivingClubRegistration to register today!

Supporters interested in making an in-kind donation of clothing, shoes or professional accessories may schedule a donation drop off at the Allegheny boutique location at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040c4eabad2aabf94-nocontact. Please note that due to the overwhelming generosity of our supporters and increased safety restrictions due to the pandemic, we have limited capacity for accepting in-kind donations through the calendar year. We encourage donors to check back regularly, as openings will be added as our boutique space and volunteer availability allows. To schedule in-kind donation drop offs at the Washington boutique, email genevieve@dressforsuccesspittsburgh.org.

For other ways to support us during this time, we invite our donors to consider making a financial contribution at https://pittsburgh.dressforsuccess.org/get-involved/donate/ that will enable us to purchase needed items, or to shop our Amazon registries (Allegheny, Butler, Fayette, Washington) for highly needed personal care items to ship directly to one of our boutiques. By shopping https://smile.amazon.com and selecting Dress for Success Pittsburgh as the charitable organization, AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to Dress for Success Pittsburgh.

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