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 – will continue to 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.
MAKE A GIFT TODAY
The services we provide are directly funded by contributions from our generous donors. In addition:
In 2022, Bottomless Closet provided 1,056 womenwith 1:1 Pre-Interview & Post-Hire services which includes resume preparation, interview coaching and professional outfitting.
We also delivered 82 workshops in the areas of Financial Management, Digital Literacy, Professional Development and Personal Enrichment to 1,531 attendees.
In our 2022 year-end survey, 53% of respondents are now employed, and 78% of those indicated using Bottomless Closet services in the last 12 months.
Of all clients we served individually in 2022, 98%said they felt more confident and prepared after utilizing our programs.
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 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.