It’s official! Dress for Success Houston has appointed John Daugherty, Realtors President and COO Cheri Fama to its Advisory Board. The creation of the Dress for Success Houston’s Advisory Board coincides with Dress for Success Houston’s long range plan to introduce the organization to new constituents, both men women like Fama who have a desire to see significant change in the lives of working women and their families.
Since Fama joined John Daugherty, Realtors three years ago, she has been instrumental in supporting the company’s participation in Dress for Success Houston’s Annual Send One Suit Week. This year over 100 companies and firms held suit drives at 138 sites. John Daugherty agents and staff donated gently used suits, shoes and handbags during the drive.
Founded in 1998, Dress for Success Houston has served more than 43,000 low-income women eager to enter the workforce. The goal for 2013 is to serve more than 7,000 women adding to their countless success stories. Dress for Success Houston is the first affiliate worldwide to purchase land and build a permanent facility. They were able to accomplish this goal because of the generosity of their Houston supporters. The new building’s space allows Dress for Success Houston to expand their educational programs. These programs include: work place development classes, mentoring, scholarship opportunities, Fit 4 Success a health and wellness program and a book club.
For more information about Dress for Success Houston visit: www.dressforsucess.org/houston