WFO News

February 2015
WFO hosted an additional Pathways class with previous graduates to try out an adjusted curriculum. WFO is committed to always adjusting our program in innovative and effective ways! 

January 2015
WFO received a Congressional Commendation from Barbara Lee's office commemorating out 20th Year of Service in the Bay Area.

January 2015
WFO launched it's 20 Year Anniversary Activities with a fabulous event -- A Shopping Day Fundraiser in partnership with Lafayette Fashionista on January 30th. The event was a hit!

September 2014

First Spanish speaking Pathways class graduates. Class was hosted with Mujures Unidas Y Activas and had 28 graduates!


May 2014
Client of the Year, Ucal Kenard gave the speech of a lifetime at the Soiree, referencing the transformations that take place for clients with his quote "WFO is like the cave to Batman, the phone booth to Superman, the twirl to Wonder Woman! (and the crowd went wild)."

May 2014
Wardrobe for Opportunity was able to secure a nighttime venue for our first ever Spring to Success Evening Affair while our Advisory Board rallied to make the event a success with an impromptu speech from Oakland's mayor.

July 2013:
WFO clients were featured in the 2013 Men's Wearhouse National Suit Drive Campaign. Read their success stories here and watch their video testimonials here.

February 2013:
ABC 7 wrote a great piece in addition to featuring a video segment on WFO. Read the story and watch the video here.

July 2012:
Oakland North wrote an excellent feature on WFO. Read the story here.
 
May 2012:
Lafayette Today wrote a great article explaining the services WFO provides. Read the story here.

December 2011:
WFO was featured in the December Issue of "MacArthur Metro," written by our very own Career Advancement trainer, Teresa Miller. Read the story here.

November 2011:

Diablo Magazine mentioned WFO in its coverage of Michael Star's Rock the Runway Fashion Show in Walnut Creek. Read the story here.

October 2011:

Examiner.com outlined how you can organize your wardrobe for the winter and donate items to WFO. Read the story here.

March 2010:
Oakland Local explains how WFO has worked in partnership with the community to provide much needed services over the past 15 years. Read the story here.

Upcoming Events

Mar 28, 2015
Curbside Oakland 10am-12pm
Apr 13 - Apr 14, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Apr 15, 2015
Success Series Starting
Apr 18, 2015
Oakland Sale 10am - 12pm
Apr 25, 2015
Curbside Oakland 10am-12pm
Apr 27 - Apr 28, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
May 4 - May 5, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
May 7, 2015
Pathways Starting
May 11 - May 12, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
May 18 - May 19, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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