According to the start-up clothing company Cladwell 80% of our wardrobes go unworn. If you are in the Metro NY area take a look in your closet this weekend and see what can go. Here are a couple of great organizations that can help re-purpose your clothing for people that could use some help.
Women’s clothes: Bottomless Closet serves disadvantaged NYC woman with assistance entering or re-entering the workforce. Bottomless provides professional clothing, job readiness, and post-employment training and coaching services to women on assistance and working-poor women.
Men’s clothes: Career Gear works to promote the economic independence of low-income men by providing financial literacy training, professional attire, career development tools, job-readiness and essential life-skills training that help men enter the workforce, stay employed and become role models and mentors to their families and communities.