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Could you donate interview clothing to help unemployed female job applicants?

24 Apr 2018

The charity Smart Works offers a highly successful, two hour core dressing and interview preparation service for unemployed women who have an upcoming interview

Smart Works

The Atrium Green Impact Team is holding a clothing drive in aid of Smart Works in Greater Manchester to collect women’s interview clothes and accessories. 

Each woman who visits Smart Works is given a complete interview outfit, including accessories plus interview coaching. If they get the job, they can go back for a free capsule wardrobe to see them through their first month.

If you can help by bringing any of the following items, please come along to The Atrium, First Floor, University Place from Monday, 14 May until Friday, 18 May, 9am until 5pm.  

The team is looking for:

  • Any women’s clothes that are suitable for interview, e.g. suits, trousers, skirts, tops, shirts, dresses, coats, handbags, shoes, scarves, jewellery, new tights 
  • All items must be clean, in good condition and ready to wear
  • All sizes needed. Smart Works especially welcomes items sized 16+
  • New and unopened cosmetics also welcome e.g. make-up, skin-care products, perfume