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News from Dress for Success San Antonio
Dress for Success

January, 2014


Dress for Success San Antonio
January 2014
Dress for Success San Antonio Newsletter
In This Issue
CEO Message
Client Success
Supporter Highlight
Hockey & Heels
The Big Give S.A.
A Taste of Success Casino Night
Did you know...
...100% of our clients are at or below poverty level  & 68% are initially homeless
...more than 70% of clients are survivors of domestic violence
...85% are mothers - the vast majority of whom are single mothers
... we have served over 6,500 women and affected over 14,000 children in the last 10 years
Upcoming Happenings:
August TBD - Burn the Mortgage Party
Fall 2014 - Semi annual sale

A Message from the CEO:


Dear Dress for Success San Antonio Supporter, 

Pamela Dec 12


Welcome to 2014 and the beginning of a new and exciting year of possibilities! We are hitting the ground running and have just completed the first year in our new location at 600 N. Frio (the old post office across from Haven for Hope).  We are incredibly grateful to have such a beautiful home with windows, bathrooms, heating, and air conditioning.  Thank you to Valero and all those who have made this possible.  more...



Pamela Taylor
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Client Success                   

Linda F. is resilient, and has proved it over and over again. Born in Kentucky, she eventually moved to Houston and worked as an Administrative Secretary, happy to be in proximity to her family. When faced with an opportunity to relocate to San Antonio, they asked Linda to move with them to help care for the children. 

Although it meant giving up her own home and career, Linda put family first. This began an odyssey that is just now resolving.


After helping the family settle in, Linda found a small apartment and beganmore...
Supporter Highlight                   

Thank you Five Star Cleaners for accepting, cleaning, pressing, and delivering interview-appropriate donations to Dress for Success San Antonio throughout the year.  We are also thankful to have been included in this year's Cold Days Warm Heart Winter Coat Program.


Join us for Hockey & Heels                   

On Saturday, April 12th, at the AT&T Center, the Rampage will hold "Hockey & Heels," a special women's-only game event benefiting Dress for Success San Antonio. Tickets are $25 with 20% going back to the agency.  Only 396 guests will be able to sit in luxury boxes during the game. Attendee receive:

  • Commemorative wine glass (with special event logo)
  • Information session (Hockey 101) with Rampage players
  • On-ice group picture after the game
  • Behind-the-scenes locker-room tour
  • Food & wine tasting
  • Raffle ticket & Silent Auction
  • Opportunity to participate in a heels decorating contest with fabulous prizes.

Click here to purchase your ticket.  Promo Code:  heel

The Big Give S.A.                   

Dress for Success San Antonio is participating in The Big Give S.A., a 24-hour day of giving that will take place from midnight to midnight on May 6, 2014.  The purpose of this community-wide giving challenge is to increase public awareness of the impact local nonprofits  are making in our community's social challenges, bring nonprofits and donors together for a collaborative effort to scale change, expand the idea of online giving, connect people to the causes that move them the most and, of course, make giving FUN. Click here to participate


"A Taste of Success Casino Night"                 
Our first annual "A Taste of Success Casino Night" was a great success.  There was plenty of fun to be had at the casino tables, the Diamond Dig, and silent auction.  The highlight of the evening was all the wonderful food and drink - 18 tastes in all - provided by local restaurants, caterers, distilleries and more.   The winning tastes were provided by Brio Tuscan Grille - Spicy Shrimp & Eggplant - andFair Oaks Ranch Country Club - Wedding Cake Petites.  We hope to see you at this year's event on Friday October 24th, 6:30pm - 11:00pm at the Sheraton Gunter.  You can mingle with top San Antonio chefs, vote for your favorite dish, purchase tickets for the chance to win fabulous prizes, play at the casino tables where you can cash your chips in for prize tickets, and dance the night away.



Save 10% during the March 13-15, 2014 semi-annual Dress for Success San Antonio clothing sale.  Must have coupon in order to receive discount.   
Offer Expires: March 15, 2014


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