#SuitsforSession promotion results in over 4,000 donations

Tallahassee, your generosity is astounding. As our friends at Volunteer Florida sort through piles of donated clothing, one thing is clear—you love giving back to your community!

Our goal for #SuitsforSession was to combine the power of donating with the convenience of ordering a ride. Thanks to the overwhelming support, over 4,000 clothing donations will benefit local job-seekers as they engage with potential employers.

Highlights

  • Helped collect 4,023 donations of professional attire for local job-seekers.
  • Donations recipients include Dress for Success Tallahassee, Goodwill Industries of the Big Bend, Florida Department of Education’s Division of Blind Services, and more!  
  • Over 100 bags of clothing were pick-up and delivered by Uber driver-partners.
  • All 12 Gubernatorial Fellows volunteered to encourage agency participation.
  • Volunteer Florida recruited 15 additional volunteers to provide assistance.
  • Legislators, Capitol staff, state agencies, local non-profits, and many others contributed to the service project.
  • #SuitsforSession was abuzz on Twitter – reaching over 350K on social.
  • And 10 AmeriCorps members help sort through the donation items.
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