The Dressing Well Blog

  • Donating Clothes with Respect
    By Mary Lou Andre

    Early in my career as a wardrobe consultant, I volunteered to help set up the clothing donations at a new shelter for homeless women that was opening in a town near where I lived. I secured a custom closet design company to donate the design and installation of a brand new closet for the facility and recruited several local Girl Scout troops to help sort, hang and fold all the clothes that were pouring into the shelter each day.

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