Join us for the REcycled event of the Season!

Tune in this evening to watch a fashion show unlike any other from the safety and convenience of your own home https://www.facebook.com/dfsswflorida/.   Emcees Alyssa LeMay, Nickole Hendra and Barbara Melvin, joined by auctioneer extraordinaire, Rick Gallo will host the annual Dress for Success of SW Florida Black and White Night. This year streaming with a wonderful fashion twist…..A REcycled night in Black and White!  A one-of-a-kind event featuring local artists who are competing for cash prizes. Each has transformed donated bags of recycled clothing and accessories, into amazing works of art!  This is an event and competition not to be missed!

There will be fashion, local celebrities, live and silent auctions, virtual cork pulls, trash to treasure and more.  But most important of all….. you will be making a difference in the lives of the Women of Southwest Florida simply by bidding on amazing auction items, swag bags or our fun cork pull.

Event Details

Who and how each of us can help?

Our community’s support makes a huge difference in helping these women who are survivors of human trafficking, domestic violence, residing in shelters, and are unemployed. Dress for Success helps these girls and women receive professional attire for a job interviews, counseling, coaching, and the career development tools needed to help them achieve economic independence.

Special thanks to our Honorary Event Chair Christina Schwinn of Pavese Law Firm for her ongoing support and to our sponsors who helped make this event possible:

Ruby Sponsors:  Elizabeth K. Galeana Foundation, Fifth Third Bank, 

Sapphire Sponsors: Home Tech

Pearl Sponsors: Garramone Plastic Surgery, Waste Pro

Emerald Sponsors: Edison National Bank, Dream Fit,  R.D. Johnson Construction, Inc

Watch Party Hosts and In-Kind Sponsors:  Karen Anderson, Card Systems, Chico’s, CostcoeBella Magazine, Entech, eGuarded, Jason’s Deli, John Fernandez Photography, Lalise Accessories, Luminary Hotel, Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A, Barbara Melvin, McDonalds, Norman Love Confections, Opulent Lighting & Design, Priority Marketing, Promotional Incentives, Publix, Cheryl Reynolds, Angie Rogaliner, Joanne Rovner, Sip & Send, Stevens Construction, Tesla, Vi at Bentley Village, Zino Restaurant, Zorba’s Mediterranean Grille & Bar

Since opening in 2010, Dress For Success of SWFL has impacted and empowered over 3,500 women in Lee, Collier and Hendry counties. Their goal is to serve more women, provide more services and programs, and ultimately mentor them right into a job!

To register for the virtual event, visit BlackAndWhite2020.EventBrite.com. For more information, call  Nickole Hendra at 239-689-4992 or email nickole@dfsswflorida.org.,

October 15, 2020 Line-up

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Live Entertainment – 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

  • Economic Empowerment for Women
  • Fashion Show
  • Live Entertainment
  • Live and Silent Auctions
  • Buy It Now
  • Cork Pull
  • Mystery Swag Bags and more…

Small Ways to Make a Big Impact:

Become a Fund-A-Need Partner $125.00

Participate in the Cork Pull $50.00 donation “Sold out”

Don’t forget to watch live tonight to make a difference    https://www.facebook.com/dfsswflorida/

“Clothes aren’t going to change the world, the women who wear them will.” -Anne Klein