July 1, 2016
MEN'S WEARHOUSE partners with the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families for the Retailer's 9th Annual National Suit Drive
The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families is partnering with
Men's Wearhouse to launch its ninth annual National Suit Drive, an
initiative that collects donations of gently-used professional attire
for unemployed Americans. Clothing collected at Men's Wearhouse stores
between July 1 and July 31 will be distributed to fatherhood program
participants enrolled in job readiness training at each of the Center's
15 program centers across the state.
As part of this year's National Suit Drive, Men's Wearhouse is issuing a challenge to consumers across the country to meet or exceed the goal of 250,000 donated items. Over the past eight years, the National Suit Drive has collected approximately 850,000 professional clothing donations, and this year marks the opportunity to break the one million donation mark.
Starting on July 1, residents of South Carolina can donate their gently-used professional clothing, including men's and women's suits, ties, jackets, shirts, pants, belts, and shoes, at Men's Wearhouse locations in the Midlands.
As a thank-you,
donors will receive 50 percent off the regular retail price of their
next purchase from Men's Wearhouse (excluding shoes, clearance, and
exceptional value items).
Last year, The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families was able to help hundreds of men and women achieve a professional appearance with donations made to the National Suit Drive.
#GIVEASUIT AND GET SOCIAL
To help spread the word, Men's Wearhouse is encouraging people to share the #giveasuit post found on its Facebook and Twitter pages. For every share, the company will donate $1 (up to $25,000) to the local nonprofit partners.