Versique’s Sixth Annual Dress for Success Clothing Drive Results

May 25, 2017 – Versique recently hosted its sixth annual Dress for Success clothing drive and happy hour at The Metropolitan Ballroom, and the results are in! Over 200 individuals attended, and even more dropped off clothing and financial donations prior to the event, which was held on Wednesday, May 10th.

The community donated just over 200 bags of women’s professional clothing and raised more than $14,000 to Dress for Success Twin Cities.

“Partnering with Versique for a sixth year has been wonderful for our organization,” said Stephanie Silvers, Executive Director of Dress for Success Twin Cities. “We rely on the financial support and volunteer involvement from companies and individuals in the community. Versique provides dual support through their annual clothing drive and interview workshops throughout the year. We look forward to their partnership for years to come!”

Results:

  • Guests: Over 200 people attended
  • Clothing Donations: 200+ bags of clothing
  • Financial Donations: $14,351 raised

Fun Facts:

There were over 100 silent auction and raffle items generously donated. A few top items were: Vikings and Twins tickets, Juut Salon and Spa gift cards, YogaFit gift certificates, personal training sessions, rounds of golf and gift cards to restaurants and breweries throughout the Twin Cities. We also had fun themed gift baskets, there was something for everyone!

Dress for Success Twin Cities Executive Director and two DFS clients presented on their touching experiences with the organization. We also had live music entertainment from Kat Perkins all evening.

This has been our most successful Dress for Success fundraising event and we are excited to see you again next year!

A huge thank you to our sponsors:

  • Neil Photography
  • Parqa- Digital Marketing Agency
  • FedEx Office
  • Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine
  • Kemps
  • Benefitfocus
  • YogaFit – Linden Hills
  • Redbull
  • Animal Adventure
  • Steinkraus Plumbing Inc.

View pictures from the event on Versique’s Facebook page.

ABOUT DRESS FOR SUCCESS
Dress for Success is an international non-profit organization that promotes 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. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to more than 130 cities in 16 countries. Dress for Success Twin Cities was established in January 2010 and since then has helped more than 2,500 women. Visit the Dress for Success Twin Cities website to learn more.

ABOUT VERSIQUE
Versique is one of the top consulting, executive search, and digital marketing agencies in the Midwest. The team has a combined 350+ years of experience and has helped thousands of companies find top talent and generate ROI through digital marketing strategies and tactics. Versique’s eight practice areas include: IT (Information Technology), HR ( Human Resources), Digital Marketing, Engineering & Operations, Finance & Accounting, Sales, CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods), and Executive Retained Search (CEO, CFO, COO, President). Contact us to find talent, find your next role, or drive your company’s revenue through digital marketing strategies and tactics.

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