Dress for Success to hold fundraising event for women at Solas in Raleigh
by WNCN Staff
RALEIGH, N.C. -
A group of Triangle women looking to lift women out of
poverty with a Dress for Success program will hold a major party and fundraiser
Feb. 1 at Solas in downtown Raleigh.
Women for Success is comprised of young
professionals who support Dress for Success Triangle and its mission to promote
the economic independence of disadvantaged women. They are working to support
disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support, and
career development tools to pull women and their families out of poverty.
The Lift Benefit will be Saturday, Feb. 1, at 8 p.m., and
the public is welcome to attend. Single tickets are $40 and tickets for couples
are $75. You can get more information here.
One hundred percent of event
proceeds will be donated to Dress for Success Triangle. Triangle Women for
Success has raised more than $11,000 already
for Dress for Success through quarterly
events and hopes to raise another $10,000 in 2014.
Attendees at the first annual
Lift Benefit will enjoy complimentary beer, wine and appetizers as well as a
D.J. and jazz band.
More than 300 people are expected to attend, and all the
ticket sales will go to Dress for Success.