Dress For Success

Diane Pulley organizes clothing racks at Dress for Success in Raleigh, NC on June 24, 2020. Dress for Success has adapted to the pandemic by requiring face masks, sanitizing proactively, and carefully marking directions and intervals on the floor to ensure social distancing.
Image coach Pamela Sinclair hands a client some clothing options during an appointment at Dress for Success in Raleigh, NC on June 24, 2020. Plastic panels hang inside the dressing rooms and each room is carefully sanitized between clients.
Alice Smith transports several articles of clothing at Dress for Success in Raleigh, NC on June 24, 2020. Dress for Success separates professional clothing from casual wear in order to maintain appropriate attire for clients with job interviews – but all clothing is sequestered for 72 hours after handling.
Lori Tyson sanitizes her hands while working a volunteer shift at Dress for Success in Raleigh, NC on June 24, 2020. Dress for Success continues to utilize volunteers on a limited basis to organize racks and to prepare for their Spring/Summer socially distanced Boutique Sale.
Image coach Pamela Sinclair fits a client at Dress for Success in Raleigh, NC on June 24, 2020. Dress for Success has helped a vast number of women build the professional wardrobe that is vital for achievement in the job market. However, new Covid-19 protocols have impacted the organization’s ability to aggressively pursue their mission by limiting the image coaches to only one client at a time.
Administrative Assistant Alice Smith checks out a client’s puchases at Dress for Success in Raleigh, NC on June 24, 2020. Dress for Success continues to operate carefully, with limited access and one-on-one shopping at their Raleigh location.

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Photo Credit: Bisi Cameron Yee and Activate Good’s ‘Look for the Helpers’ Photojournalism Project (See the entire collection at ActivateGood.org/Helpers)

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