WLC Fall Suit Drive Collects 11,359 Professional Items

United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council’s (WLC) 9th Annual “Women’s Fall Suit Drive” on Friday, November 4 was a complete success with an incredible 11,359 professional items collected.at the NV Energy parking lot.

WLC collected new and gently-used, clean professional attire including suits, dresses, pants and tops on hangers and jewelry, shoes, belts, scarves and handbags to assist women in need. The drive helps women prepare for career opportunities and gain confidence to succeed during an interview and in the workplace.

Donations will benefit United Way accredited agencies with back to work programs for women. The agencies include Catholic Charities, Goodwill Career Connections, S.A.F.E. House, SafeNest, The Shade Tree, Women’s Development Center, Work Opportunities Readiness Center of HELP of Southern Nevada.

Last year’s drive collected more than 12,273 professional items including suits, dresses, shoes, handbags and jewelry. For more information about WLC and the suit drive, please visit uwsn.org/wlc or contact Lawrel K. Larsen at lawrell@uwsn.org or 702-892-2319. To view 2017 Women's Fall Suit Drive photos, click here.