First Bank and WHW/Men2Work have teamed up again this year to host a women’s and men’s business clothing
drive from November 5 through November 16 throughout Orange County.
“First Bank is delighted to support WHW and their dedication to helping low-income women and men enter the workforce by providing appropriate business clothing, image consulting, and employment search support. The clothing that is going unused in your closet today can make a huge difference to another woman, man, or teen tomorrow,” said Susan Montoya, Vice President and Corporate CRA Officer of First Bank. “We are pleased to partner with such a worthwhile organization.”
First Bank is proud to join in and assist with WHW and
their efforts. Eight First Bank branches in Orange County, including two offices serving as year-round drop off sites,
will accept new or gently worn women’s and men’s business clothing and accessories, including suits and blazers, purses and wallets, belts, scarves, dress shoes, slacks, skirts, blouses, new garments, ties, new toiletries,
makeup and jewelry. Also, they will be accepting new or gently worn evening gowns and accessories for high school
Donation items may be dropped off at the following bank location:
Laguna Niguel Branch (Year Round Clothing
Collection Site), 25461 Rancho Niguel Road, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, (Open Mon-Thurs, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Fri,
Established in 1994, WHW is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping Orange County women and men in transition. The organization provides
professional business apparel, image consulting, and employment search support to aid low-income women and men in attaining and sustaining employment. For more information about WHW and Men2Work, please contact Brateil Aghasi at 949-631-2333, x102.
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privately owned banks in the country with $6.61 billion in assets and 146 locations in California, Missouri, and Florida and Illinois. (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.)