Dress for Success exceeds fundraising goal

Dress for Success SW Florida held its signature event, “A Fashion Night in Black & White,” on Wednesday night, April 10 at Clive Daniel Home in Naples.

More than 200 people attended the event and helped Dress for Success SW Florida exceed its goal of $60,000 by 10 percent and raised more than $66,000 for its programs.

Keynote speakers included White House-Black Market president and Dress for Success SW Florida founding trustee Donna Noce with Mila Hermanovski, a Project Runway finalist and Los Angeles, Calif. fashion designer.

“This event was incredibly successful for our organization,” said Barbara Dell, Executive Director of Dress for Success SW Florida. “The support we have received from the Southwest Florida community is extraordinary.”

The mission of Dress For Success 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. Since starting in 1997, Dress for Success has helped more than 500,000 women. Information: www.DressForSuccess.org/swflorida.

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