Jackets for jobs to collect suits for unemployed job seekers

SOUTHFILED, MIch. (WXYZ) - The Farbman Group is partnering with Jackets for Jobs to collect 1,000 gently used suits in five days, to help unemployed job seekers.

The effort is titled "Drive to Thrive" and runs from Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21.

You can drop off both men's and women's suits at the Detroit and Detroit-area Farbman Group office properties.

Jackets for jobs is a Detroit-based nonprofit organization that helps provide career skills training, employment etiquette and professional clothing to job seekers. The organization relies on clothing donations to ensure it has the inventory to appropriately dress its clients for work.

The guidelines for items donated are: all clothing must be clean, dry-cleaned, washed or ironed and on a hanger. Clothing must be in good condition with no stains, holes, missing buttons or broken zippers.

If you are interested in participating in the week long drive, here are the various drop off locations:

Bingham Farms Office Centre
30700 Telegraph Rd.
Bingham Farms, Mich.

Fisher Building*
3011 W. Grand Blvd.

New Center One 3031
W. Grand Blvd.

Southfield Centre Building
18000 West Nine Mile Rd.

Sheffield Office Park
3250 W. Big Beaver Rd.

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