"In Her Shoes", produced and directed by Brandy Amstel won Best Short Documentary at the Trail Dance Film Festival this past weekend in Duncan, Oklahoma. The film features Betty Staehr who tells her personal story of rising from homelessness to giving back to the community that helped her during a difficult time in her life. The film also features Dress for Success Austin and its programs that are designed to help women enter and successfully remain in the workplace.
Skinnygirl is donating $1 to Dress for Success Worldwide for every inspiring story that is posted through the “Inspire Like a Lady” app on the Skinnygirl Facebook page – up to $100,000!
Dress for Success Presented the World Premiere of “In Her Shoes” Monday evening, which was sold out. The premiere was our documentary about a client’s inspirational story of rebuilding her life and giving back to the community.
Thank you Macy's for your support of our "Beyond the Suit, Pre- and Post
Employment Programs." We could not serve our clients without the support oforganizations like yours.
The mission of Dress for Success Austin is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
Dress for Success Austin is committed to providing services and opportunities to help disadvantaged women establish a solid work history and permanently leave the cycle of poverty. Support extends far beyond the “suit” to a promise to each client of on-going support and information as she enters and remains in the employment arena.
Since 2003, Dress for Success Austinhas supported and served over 5,000 women in Central Texas through referrals from 64 non-profit and government agencies.
We provide all program services at no expense to the client or referral agency. Over 97% of our services are delivered through our dedicated team of volunteers.
5 WAYS TO HELP
EMPOWER WOMEN BY GIVING THEM A HAND, NOT A HAND-OUT
1.Donate without spending a penny! Do you shop online? Go through our linkand a % of the proceeds are donated by the company without any cost to you or Dress For Success Austin. Participating stores- Amazon, Target, Groupon, Expedia, Office Max and much more!
2.Become a Corporate Guild Member- We are looking for companies or individuals who are local community leaders to serve on our Corporate Guild and help support Dress For Success Austin. Three levels of support to choose from.
3.Donate gently used or new professional attire, purses, shoes and accessories. Click here for a list of needs.
4.In kind-donations. Donate raffle items for our fundraising events, volunteer and member appreciation receptions.