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Onyx News August 27, 2010: Opportunity to donate clothes this Saturday, update on weekend events

From: Lakeisha
Sent on: Friday, August 27, 2010 12:59 PM
Happy Friday everyone!
A few quick updates:
Donate your unwanted but usuable professional clothes to WFO this Saturday: Future Women Leaders (longtime member Melissa T. is president) is seeking donations of professional clothes this Saturday, August 28 to benefit Wardrobe for Opportunity (www.wardrobe.org), a non profit organization that assists low-income individuals in finding and keeping jobs by providing them with work and interview appropriate clothes. If you have a few items in your closet that are out of the regular rotation and would like to do a little spring cleaning for a good cause, here are the details.
From: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Where:[masked]th Street in Downtown Oakland
More info on the drive is on this flyer- http://www.wardrobe.org/documents/Curbside-August2010.pdf
Please keep the following in mind when organizing your clothing to donate:
?Does your item help to set someone up for success on the interview or for a job?
?Can this item be worn by another person right away?
?Will someone feel more confident when wearing this?
Please donate only items that are undamaged, clean, dry-cleaned, or ironed and on hangers. This ensures that it will arrive at WFO shop in premium condition with minimum wrinkles. If your donations have tears in the lining, broken zippers, and/or missing buttons please have them fix prior to donating or clearly indicate the spot where repairs need to be made.

Block party in Oakland this Saturday and Beach Party at Half Moon Bay on Sunday: Just a heads up to those attending the block party in Oakland or the Beach Party at Half Moon Bay: I will be updating my location and other useful stuff on Twitter, so check it out and post questions/comments there.

Have a great weekend!
-Lakeisha

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