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Dress for Success Wellington wins people’s choice

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Friday 23 November, 2012

Dress for Success Wellington wins people’s choice


Dress for Success Wellington proudly announced today that it’s awinnerof theDominion Post Readers’ ChoiceCharity Donation presented last night at the Wellingtonian of the Year Awards dinner,held at the Amora Hotel. The donation to the value of $10,000,recognises the exemplary contribution organisations make to Wellington’s vibrant and thriving communities.

"We’re thrilled to receive this donation and we’ll put it to very good use," says Helen Trim, President of Dress for Success Wellington. "To be a winning charity chosen by the people, is really special. It is a testament to the passion and dedication of our committed team of staff, volunteers and supporters, who actively support determined women,to get ahead with their lives.

“Our thanks go to those who voted for us and The Dompost for backing this wonderful gesture of kindness.”

Dress for Success Wellington helps women into employment and supports their aspirations for greater economic self-sufficiency.

“We’re a connected community of women and supporters with a big vision,to see life changing results for other women and their families. And we act on that vision.

“But we’re not the only people making a difference in our communities, we wish to congratulate the other winners at last night’s Wellingtonian of the Year Awards, who are all making amazing contributions to peoples lives.”

Dress for Success is a nationwide organisation that helps thousands of Kiwi women find the job of their dreams. Women are offered professional clothing for job interviews and career development tools to help them thrive at work and in life. For more information visit our website www.dressforsuccess.org.nz.


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