6/3-6/7/13: Pettit Kohn Hosts Annual Women’s and Men’s Suit Drive

(UPDATED: June 3, 2013) Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz is honored to collaborate with following organizations, San Diego Paralegal Associationopens in a new window, SAIC, and the Filipino American Lawyers of San Diego (FALSD)opens in a new window to host a Women and Men’s Suit Drive. Beginning June 3 through 7, we will be collecting gently used and/or new women’s and men’s business suits and accessories to benefit Dress for Successopens in a new window – San Diego and San Diego Rescue Missionopens in a new window.

Dress for Success – San Diegoopens in a new window helps low income women acquire jobs and build their careers. Their private boutique is an encouraging environment that provides wardrobe and interview preparation services, employment retention programs, and life management consultation. Dress for Success – San Diego has served nearly 8,000 low income women since its inception.

Acceptable items to donate for women are: Interview appropriate women’s attire, current style, clean, ready-to-wear skirt suits, pant suits, separate slacks, skirts, neutral blouses, gently used purses, and costume jewelry. Also, unopened and/or original packaging items: hosiery (large sizes), cosmetics, hair brushes, skin care products, nail polish, and perfume. The majority of their clients are ages 23-30. Cash donations are gratefully accepted for the purchase of special size clothing. Checks payable to: Dress for Success San Diego. Click here for the Women’s Suit Drive flyeropens in a new window.

The San Diego Rescue Missionopens in a new window is a non-profit homeless shelter and recovery center serving thousands of homeless, hungry men, women, and children in San Diego since 1955. San Diego Rescue Mission rescues homeless and other people living in desperate life situations, helping them rehabilitate their lives, and restore hope. Their programs provide basic needs as well as the recuperative and rehabilitative services that help men, women, and children get back on their feet and return to society as productive citizens. Our Men’s Suit Drive, will specifically benefit men who have successfully completed San Diego Rescue Mission’s 12-month residential recovery program and will be recognized in a special graduation ceremony.

Acceptable items to donate for men are: Current style, clean and ready-to-wear suits, dress shirts, jackets, slacks, ties, gently used dress shoes, cuff links, and watches. Also needed, are boxers or boxer briefs (new) in all sizes S-L, dress socks (new), and undershirts (new, sizes M & L). Cash donations are gratefully accepted and should be made payable to: San Diego Rescue Mission. Please write “Suits” in the memo line. Click here for the Men’s Suit Drive flyeropens in a new window.

Drop off locations Monday – Friday:

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz – (858) 755-8500
11622 El Camino Real, Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92130

Law Office of Chris Macaraeg – (619) 235-2525
424 F Street, Suite C, San Diego, CA 92101

SAIC Campus Point: Building A, C, D and E lobby – (858) 826-2154
Contact Leslie Pally at pallyl@saic.comopens in a new window

SAIC Point Loma: 4025 Hancock Street – (858) 826-5045
Contact Barb Carpenter at carpenterbl@saic.comopens in a new window

Please feel free to pass along this information to your friends and/or family who may also have an interest in supporting our suit drive. Any questions about this event, please contact Cathy or Lana at (858) 755-8500 or pettitkohn@pettitkohn.comopens in a new window.

Thank you for your support!