AHDI Supports Dress for Success

The Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity will be supporting Dress for Success, whose mission is “to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.”

Dress for Success representatives will be on-site at the 2008 Annual Convention and Expo near the registration desk on Saturday, August 9 from 8am-5pm to accept donations.  The non-profit organization is in particular need of suits, separates and blouses in plus sizes.  Donated items should be in excellent condition, should be cleaned, pressed and on hangers ready for immediate use.  Below is a list of suggested clothing items to bring for the cause:

  1. Business suits (skirts and pants)
  2. Jackets and blazers
  3. Skirts and slacks
  4. Blouses
  5. New nylons and new undergarments
  6. New and nearly new shoes
  7. Scarves, purses, belts jewelry
  8. Unused cosmetics
  9. Giftcards from a national chain, Visa or Mastercard gift cards or personal checks

    The organization does NOT accept the following:

    1. Men’s wear
    2. Children’s clothing
    3. Used cosmetics
    4. Pre-worn undergarments
    5. Dresses