Norfolk County Register of Deeds William P. O’Donnell in partnership with Interfaith Social Services of Quincy, Father Bills & MainSpring of Quincy and Brockton, VA Boston Healthcare System-Jamaica Plain campus and Inner City Weightlifting of Boston in assisting these organizations in providing clothing to individuals in need.
The Registry's Suits for Success program assists the following organizations in providing clothes to men and women who are re-entering the workforce. The Interfaith Social Services Career Closet assists men and women in choosing outfits suitable for employment interviews. Father Bill’s & MainSpring assist individuals who have graduated from a transitional program and provides them with proper attire when seeking employment. The Registry is also a partner with Boston VA Healthcare System Voluntary Services Program located in Jamaica Plain and recently partnered with InnerCity Weightlifting of Boston. Suggested donations for men, suits, dress shirts, pants, ties and gently worn shoes. For women, dresses, suits, blouses, skirts, pants, scarves, jewelry, gently worn handbags and shoes. All clothing should be ready for a person to wear, in style, clean, pressed and on hangers. Please neatly fold and use either a tote or box for non-clothing items. Please no trash bags.
“We all want to make a good first impression and wearing appropriate clothes can also make you feel good about yourself,” said Register O’Donnell. “I hope that the residents and business community of Norfolk County will consider contributing to this worthy endeavor.” All contributions are tax deductible. To participate, individuals need to bring their donated clothes to the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds, 649 High Street, Dedham, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm If you reside in the Quincy, Braintree or Weymouth area, you can drop off clothing directly to the Interfaith Social Services offices located at 105 Adams Street, Quincy, between 8:30 am and 3:30 pm Monday through Friday, and until 7:00 pm on Tuesdays. Please email the Registry at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to schedule a drop off time.
To learn more about these organizations, please go to their websites, at www.interfaithsocialservices.org and http://helpfbms.org .