Dress for Success Austin: Amplify Austin Nonprofit Spotlight

RecognizeGood’s mission is to illuminate good in the greater Austin community, and through our partnership with I Live Here I Give Here and the community-wide day of giving known as Amplify Austin Day, we’re proud to showcase one way we’re doing that.

Since its launch in 2007, I Live Here I Give Here has helped raise over $100MM for Central Texas nonprofit organizations by helping promote over 700 nonprofit members and help tell their stories. Storytelling is something that many nonprofits struggle with, but thanks to the RecognizeGood partnership the I Live Here I Give Here staff was able to thoughtfully invite a group of nonprofits to tell their story through RecognizeGood. The videos in this series will be shown during Amplify Live, a 24-hour livestream that provides engaging content to attract donors to interact with the Amplify Austin site.

Thanks to our venue host for this series, Monks Jazz Club in east Austin!


Nonprofit Spotlight: Dress for Success Austin

 

Nonprofit Representative: Candy Cantrell, Director of Volunteer Engagement

 

Mission: The mission of Dress for Success Austin is to empower women+ to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help them thrive in work and in life.

 

Our Favorite Parts:

“The mission for Dress Success Austin is not professional clothing, it’s the economic independence of women.”

“Last year alone, during the pandemic even, we provided over 2,600 units of service in the Austin community.”

“When you give to Dress for Success Austin, you’re really making an impact more for just one woman, you’re making an impact for her family and her greater community.”




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About RecognizeGood

RecognizeGood: THE Foundation (commonly known as simply RecognizeGood) is a local nonprofit that provides a means for individuals, businesses and other nonprofits to illuminate selfless volunteers, charitable acts and community service throughout the greater Austin area. There are several active RecognizeGood programs that work toward this mission from different angles, but the common theme is simple – the illumination of GOOD in our community.