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Career Wardrobe


1822 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130-4137

Main Contact: Ms. Sheri Cole

http://www.careerwardrobe.org/


Business Description:

Nonprofit social enterprise that uses clothing to inspire change. With sites throughout the Philadelphia region, Career Wardrobe assists men and women in their transition to employment. The Wardrobe, our resale store in Philadelphia, also provides career development and customer service training for those interested in retail careers. Since 1995, we have outfitted more than 80,000 people on their road to self-sufficiency.


Business Type:


Business Information:

  • Established in 1995
  • Non Profit
  • Women Owned Business
  • Member Since 1996

RECENT POSTS

  • NOV
    04
  • Career Wardrobe Empowering Tea & Fashion Show

    Sunday, November 04, 2018 11:38 AM - Sunday, November 04, 2018 11:38 AM

    Posted on 9/26/2018 by Ms. Sheri Cole of Career Wardrobe

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  • JUN
    06
  • Hope's Night Out: An Evening of Impact

    Tuesday, June 06, 2017 12:00 AM

    Posted on 4/25/2017 by Ms. Sheri Cole of Career Wardrobe

    Join Career Wardrobe for Hope's Night Out: An Evening of Impact on Tuesday, June 6 from 5:30pm-8:30pm at Moore College of Art & Design, 1916 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Tickets are available at www.careewardrobe.org. Corporate, individual, and ad book sponsorships are still available.

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  • OCT
    29
  • Career Wardrobe Empowering Tea & Fashion Show

    Saturday, October 29, 2016 12:00 AM

    Posted on 9/12/2016 by Ms. Sheri Cole of Career Wardrobe

    This chic, fashionable afternoon tea is a great opportunity to introduce friends and family to Career Wardrobe. As we expand into new communities, building individual support becomes even more important! So bring your bestie, your favorite niece, or your dear Aunt Sally - every new person we meet will help us meet our goals and continue expanding our programs to those who need it most!

    Saturday, October 29, 2016
    12-3pm
    The Radnor Hotel, 591 Lancaster Avenue, Wayne
    Tickets on sale at CareerWardrobe.org

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  • JUN
    09
  • Career Wardrobe Auction & Cocktail Reception

    Thursday, June 09, 2016 12:00 AM

    Posted on 5/20/2016 by Ms. Rae Pagliarulo of Career Wardrobe

    Career Wardrobe’s annual Auction & Cocktail Reception, hosted by BEN FM's Marilyn Russell, brings together the region’s corporations, public officials, and community leaders, and features a silent auction, networking reception with hors d'ouevres and open bar, and presentation highlighting our impact in the community.

    This year’s theme, Hope is on the Move, will illustrate Career Wardrobe’s educational program, Gateway to Success, and show how our job readiness classes, resume support, and career coaching can help any job-seeker on the long and sometimes winding road towards long-term career fulfillment.

    Last year, this event attracted over 300 corporate and individual supporters, media personalities, and local leaders, and helped Career Wardrobe raise nearly $100,000 to support our programs!

    Thursday, June 9, 2016, 5:30 – 8:30 PM
    Crystal Tea Room (100 E. Penn Square, Phila.)

    Tickets: $100 general / $75 Young Professional
    RSVP BY JUNE 3RD!

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  • SEP
    30
  • Open House at Career Wardrobe & The Wardrobe Boutique

    Wednesday, September 30, 2015 12:00 AM

    Posted on 8/16/2015 by Ms. Sheri Cole of Career Wardrobe

    Take a tour of the new Hope’s Closet women’s dressing suite and Make It Work men’s suite, see the new Gateway To Success education and computer lab. Discounts all day for shoppers and special perks for donations.

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  • SEP
    18
  • Visit our Parklet on Parking Day

    Friday, September 18, 2015 12:00 AM

    Posted on 8/16/2015 by Ms. Sheri Cole of Career Wardrobe

    Stop by the corner of 19th and Spring Garden and visit Career Wardrobe's interactive “parklet” which highlights the merging of our mission and impact. Visit the parklet corner of “shopping & donating” to drop clothing donations and get a discount voucher for The Wardrobe Boutique. Or stop by the parklet corner of “career & confidence” for tips on nailing your job interview and win a resume tune up!

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  • SEP
    17
  • New Center City Monthly Drive

    Thursday, September 17, 2015 12:00 AM

    Posted on 8/16/2015 by Ms. Sheri Cole of Career Wardrobe

    Career Wardrobe’s new Center City Monthly Clothing Drive offers volunteer assistance for clothing and accessory donations the third Thursday of every month from 5:30-7 p.m. at the corner of 19th and Spring Garden.

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  • MAR
    26
  • Gateway to Success Job Readiness Course

    Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:00 AM

    Posted on 1/27/2015 by Ms. Sheri Cole of Career Wardrobe

    Gateway to Success workshops will be offered as a week-long series and as individual workshops throughout the trimester.

    Participants are welcome to participate in either the week-long series or individual workshops as they work toward their Professional Development Certificate.

    Thursday, February 26th, Career Wardrobe is offering:

    Public Speaking and Financial Literacy – Most people are terrified of public speaking. In this workshop, you will learn how to conquer that fear and some easy tricks to make any speech (including your interview) easy! In the financial literacy workshop we will learn how to handle our money in the best possible way, how to avoid finance charges and other money sucks, and go over basic budgeting techniques. Clarifi will also be here to give a workshop on the psychology of spending and give you a free one-on-one financial planning session!

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  • JUN
    10
  • Blitz Basics Job Readiness Seminar

    Wednesday, June 10, 2015 12:00 AM

    Posted on 1/27/2015 by Ms. Sheri Cole of Career Wardrobe

    Every 2nd Wednesday of the month we help workshop participants understand the do’s and don’t’s of resume writing and cover letters. Participants come with their own resume for one-on-one resume critique.

    Seminars are open to both men and women.
    Seminar is free with an RSVP.

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  • NOV
    03
  • Work It!

    Monday, November 03, 2014 12:00 AM

    Posted on 9/25/2014 by Ms. Sheri Cole of Career Wardrobe

    Work It! is Career Wardrobe’s signature event dedicated to creating a professional identity online and in person. Join us on Monday November 3 where you can receive a professional outfit & makeover, 1:1 networking instruction, a professional head shot, & assistance in creating or updating a LinkedIn profile. At the conclusion of the day, participating women will join Career Wardrobe board members & volunteers for a networking event to show off their newly developed skills.

    Special guest speakers include life coach Carrie Spaulding & Donna Serdula , executive branding expert and author of LinkedIn Makeover: Professional Secrets to a POWERFUL LinkedIn Profile.

    Any unemployed or under-employed woman seeking assistance with her job search may apply online: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/workit112014

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