Every year the Charity Chics chooses a group of charities that our membership dues, raffles and event tickets will support. For the calendar year of 2016 we have chosen to support Centre for Women, Dress 4 Success Tampa, End 68 Hours of Hunger Tampa and Fulfill Your Destiny. Read on to learn more about each charity.
The Helen Gordon Centre for Women is a nonprofit organization offering a diverse array of programs to help women in the Tampa Bay region to succeed both personally and professionally.
Our programs and services encourage, educate and empower women.
Program and Services: The Women’s Business Centre; Women’s Leadership Programs; Employment Services; Counseling & Wellness; The Centre for Girls; Construction Services includes SHIP (Senior Home Improvement Program).
Values: Respect Integrity Compassion Excellence Diversity
The mission of Dress for Success Tampa Bay is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
Dress for Success Tampa Bay serves clients by referral only, and women must have an interview scheduled before receiving clothing. Our clients come to us from a continually expanding and diverse group of non-profit and government agencies including homeless shelters, immigration services, job training programs, educational institutions and domestic violence shelters, among many other organizations. More than 2,750 organizations throughout the world send women to Dress for Success for professional apparel and career development services.
End 68 Hours of Hunger Tampa is a private, not-for-profit, effort to confront the approximately 68 hours of hunger that some school children experience between the free lunch they receive at school on Friday afternoon and the free breakfast they receive at school on Monday morning.
We are entirely volunteer based and 100 percent of funds go directly to feeding at-risk children unless otherwise designated by the donor.
Donations may be mailed to 601 S. Boulevard, Tampa, Florida 33606.
Hyde Park Presbyterian Church has also donated the space for their food pantry
Fulfill Your Destiny helps people whose careers have been altered by injury or other unforeseen circumstances. Special consideration is given to survivors living with a traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Their Vision: To create the H.E.R.O. – ‘Hands Eagerly Reach Out’ movement. When we dare to care, our hands eagerly reach out to help others in need.
Imagine how strong every community could become if hands eagerly reach out to help others when and where needed.