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Wardrobe for Opportunity Named a Finalist in The Atlantic’s 3rd Annual Renewal Awards

About The Renewal Awards
The Atlantic’s Renewal Awards recognize local organizations driving positive change in their communities and bringing progress to the country. Now in its third year, the awards will culminate in March 2018 with five winners each receiving a $20,000 grant and five runners-up each receiving a $10,000 grant from Allstate to further their work. The Renewal Awards seek to illuminate creative solutions from local organizations and individuals that band together to confront the biggest challenges facing the country. Allstate is the underwriter of The Renewal Awards.

Help us win a $20,000 grant to help support our workforce development programs! Cast your vote from February 7th to February 21st at

Concord Closure FAQ's

1. Who benefits from this change in service delivery?

CLIENTS will gain increased accessibility to services and programs and higher quality clothing to meet dress code needs for work.

PARTNERS will receive direct knowledge of client success and program impact and new opportunities to create equitable access for clients.  

will have increased client, community, and corporate employee engagement.

2. How will WFO serve Contra Costa County residents with this new model?

In the past, clients in Contra Costa County had to travel sometimes long distances to our Concord Boutique in order to receive services, with only limited office hours available throughout the week. Moving forward, WFO will provide mobile boutique pop-ups to ensure clients continue to receive professional clothing, with greater flexibility to meet clients where they are located, so they can access our services more effectively. WFO will continue to partner with partner agencies to provide deeper career advancement programs and financial literacy workshops.

3. How can Contra Costa County donors still support WFO?

Donors will still be able to give priority clothing needs at community clothing drives held in Contra Costa County. Information disclosing further details will be promoted on
WFO’s website and social media channels.

4. How can I learn more about the new Contra Costa County service model?

Stay informed about our new approach to servicing Contra Costa County through our newsletter, website and social media channels

5. What volunteer opportunities will be available in Contra Costa County?

WFO will still have a strong need for volunteer support. Volunteers are needed to process clothing, style
clients, and represent WFO as a community liaison. Visit our
Volunteer page for more information.

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