Recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic remains uneven and the unemployment rate for Black women remains more than double that of White men.
For many Bottomless Closet clients – 83% of whom identify as Black or Latina – this Holiday Season will be a struggle as they try to get back on their feet after the devastating losses of the last three years.
But there is reason for hope. More women are re-entering the workforce and at Bottomless Closet we are seeing an increase in demand for services at our new 34th Street location.
Your donation today will fund vital programs to help more women get back to work and reach their potential.
Rafilenny, Liubov, Charlene and Alesha are just four of almost 1,200 women who have benefited from our in-person interview and job preparation services since we opened our doors last fall.
These services were directly funded by contributions from our generous donors. In addition:
The obstacles facing our clients as they struggle to return to the workforce are layered and complex. Your donation today will be put to immediate use to fund the following vital programs:
We know that you have many requests for support this year and we are grateful for your commitment to disadvantaged women in New York City. To make a gift online, click here.
To make a gift via check, please make out to Bottomless Closet and mail to:
1 West 34th Street (Fifth Floor)
New York, NY 10001
For information on Corporate or Foundation Gifts, Stock Gifts, Legacy Gifts or making a financial contribution via Wire Transfer please contact Yvonne Cassidy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“After I left here, and I could see myself dressed up like that, it gave me the confidence to go in there and kill the interview. They told me right afterward that I got the job.”