Savvy dresser: Career Wardrobe to run region’s PA WorkWear program

March 29, 2016 11:18 am

by Diane Mastrull, Inquirer Staff Writer

F20160328-Sheri-Coleor those in the business of helping others in need, the call to do more is often unending. At Career Wardrobe, it came from within.

The nonprofit had been providing free or low-cost professional clothing and job-search support to Philadelphia women for nearly 20 years when it adopted a strategic plan more than a year ago to serve more people, executive director Sheri Cole said.

First that included offering a small-fee-based service to any unemployed person, not just those on public assistance, as well as clothing assistance for men. Now comes a growth opportunity well beyond Cole’s imaginings, compliments of Gov. Wolf’s administration.

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