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Donate business clothing to disadvantaged women

Throughout July and August the VU Student Leadership Team will be collecting corporate and business clothing items to donate to the not-for-profit organisation, Fitted For Work.

Fitted for Work's vision is for financial independence for women and to help women experiencing disadvantage get work and keep it.

Every day their trained staff and volunteers help women gain the self-esteem and confidence to secure their goal of sustainable employment.

Their free services include:

  • mentoring
  • interview preparation
  • personal outfitting
  • work experience
  • a range of transition to work and staying employed programs.

This clothing drive has been organised to thank Fitted For Work’s CEO, Donna De Zwart, for speaking at the 2015 Victoria University Student Leadership Conference.

Clothing collection points

A clothing collection point will be set up at two campuses:

  • Footscray Park Campus clothing collection point:
    Building M, outside the Co-op bookshop
    Monday 27 July – Friday 14 August.
  • St Albans Campus clothing collection point:
    Building 4
    Monday 17 August – Friday 28 August.

Types of clothes needed

Fitted For Work particularly requires:

  • white shirts
  • dresses
  • winter jackets
  • small sizes (< 8)
  • larger sizes (>16).

If you have any other these items in good condition, we'd love to pass them on to needy women of Melbourne.

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