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Volunteer Opportunity - Grace Institute

You are invited to volunteer to help the Grace Institute with its bi-annual Dress with Grace event.  

Dress with Grace allows up to 7 WBC volunteers per shift. From May 21st to May 24th, volunteers will prepare stylish looks for Grace women by helping to sort and organize clothing and accessories for the Grace Institute’s collection. On May 29th and May 30th, volunteers will help participants “shop” for their new business wardrobe and keep the racks organized. You can help boost a woman's confidence with your fashion expertise, and if you have ever wanted to be a visual merchandiser, this volunteer opportunity is for YOU. On June 3rd and June 4th, volunteers will help breakdown the “boutique”.


 May 21

 10 am – 12:30 pm; 12:30 – 3 pm; 3 pm – 5 pm
May 23
10 am – 12:30 pm; 12:30 – 3 pm; 3 pm – 5 pm
May 24

 10 am – 12:30 pm; 12:30 – 3 pm; 3 pm – 5 pm
May 29
8:30 am – 11:00 am; 2:30 – 5 pm
May 30
4:30 pm – 7 pm
June 3
10 – 12 pm; 12 pm – 2 pm; 2 – 4 pm

 June 4

 10 – 12 pm; 12 pm – 2 pm; 2 – 4 pm


To RSVP as a volunteer for this event, please email wbccharitable@gmail.com with the day and time slot of your preference in the subject line. 

 Can’t make it to volunteer?   You can still participate by donating your fashionable work wear. More specifically, interview appropriate skirt and pant suits, blouses blazers and jackets, professional shoes, practical handbags and briefcase, simple accessories and plus size professional attire (size 12-44W) are all appreciated. Donations can be dropped off at Grace Institute location, or large shipments (5+ boxes) can be picked up. Clothing will be accepted from today until May 17th, Monday – Friday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. These items are tax deductible!

Grace Institute  empowers underserved women in the New York area to achieve employment and economic self-sufficiency. Within a supportive and structured environment, Grace Institute provides job-skills training, counseling, placement services and continuous learning opportunities that lead to upwardly mobile employment. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of Grace women!

5/21/2019 - 6/4/2019
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