CHANGING LIVES ONE SKIRT AND TIE AT A TIME

CHANGING LIVES One Skirt and Tie at a Time

CBRE Kicks Off Annual PurSUIT of SUCCESS Clothing Drive

Phoenix – Sept. 2, 2014 – Commercial real estate services firm CBRE is holding its fourth annual, city-wide business clothing drive called PurSUIT of SUCCESS, benefiting two non-profit organizations that provide job training and career counseling to women and men throughout the Phoenix area.

The two beneficiaries of the business clothing drive are:

  • Fresh Start Women’s Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping empower women through services focused on economic self-sufficiency, self-esteem and lifelong learning.
  • St. Joseph the Worker, which assists the homeless, low-income and other disadvantaged individuals in their efforts to become self-sufficient through quality employment.
WHEN: September 8-19, 2014
WHERE: Current, gently-used business attire can be donated—Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM—at CBRE’s Phoenix Esplanade office, located at 2415 E. Camelback Road.  In addition, 36 CBRE-managed buildings throughout the Phoenix area, up from 23 last year, along with hundreds of building tenants, are participating in the business clothing drive.  Twenty-eight of these locations are also accepting donations from the public, including:

  • 3300 Tower, 3300 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
  • 92 Mountain View, 10001 N. 92nd St., Scottsdale
  • Anchor Center, 2201 & 2231 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
  • Biltmore Commerce Center, 3200 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
  • Broadway 101 Office Park, 2151 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe
  • Elliot Corporate Center, 875 E. Elliot Rd., Tempe
  • Esplanade I, 2425 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
  • Esplanade II, 2525 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
  • Esplanade III, 2415 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
  • Esplanade IV, 2575 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
  • Esplanade V, 2555 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
  • Gainey Center II, 8501 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
  • Grayhawk Medical, 20401 N. 73rd St., Scottsdale
  • MAX at Kierland, 16220 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
  • McAuley Medical, 500 W. Thomas Rd, Phoenix
  • McDowell Mountain Medical, 9377 E. Bell Rd., Phoenix
  • Mountain Vista Medical, 10238 E. Hampton Ave., Mesa
  • Northsight Financial Office Park, 14500 N. Northsight Blvd., Scottsdale
  • Osborn Medical, 3330 N. 2nd St., Phoenix
  • Phoenix Plaza, 2929 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
  • Raintree Corporate Center, 8800 E. Raintree Dr., Scottsdale
  • San Tan Corporate Center, 3100 W. Ray Rd., Chandler
  • Scottsdale Gateway, 9201 E. Mountain View Rd., Scottsdale
  • Stapley Center, 1630, S. Stapley Dr., Mesa
  • Thistle Landing, Building B, 4809 E. Thistle Landing Dr., Phoenix
  • Thompson Peak Medical, 20201 N. Scottsdale Healthcare Dr., Scottsdale
  • Town Center Medical, 7301 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale

 

PurSUIT of SUCCESS is the largest, business clothing drive in metro Phoenix, and benefits women and men in job training programs at Fresh Start Women’s Foundation and St. Joseph the Worker.  Through these organizations, women and men receive career counseling, job skill training, emotional support and clothing suitable to wear in a business environment, which, in turn, provide confidence and a positive self-image—an important step in their individual pursuit of success.

During the past three years, CBRE’s PurSUIT of SUCCESS has collected more than 10,300 articles of clothing, providing interview and work outfits for hundreds of people working to regain their independence.

To learn more about PurSUIT of SUCCESS visit www.cbre.com/purSUITofSUCCESS.