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Suited For Success Drive Bringing In Donations For Men

Reported: Apr. 8, 2014 5:11 PM EDT
Updated: Apr. 8, 2014 6:09 PM EDT
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Darrah Wilcox) -- In today's professional world... It's just as important to look the part, as it is to act the part. That's why several groups are teaming up for a professional clothing drive for Marshall University students.

Career services employees say they often send female students to Dress For Success for affordable, professional women's clothing, but the options for men are pretty slim.

So the Generation Huntington group with the Chamber of Commerce organized a Suited For Success drive. They're accepting gently used professional men's clothing, including

The Alumni Center at Foundation Hall is just one of the drop-off points from now until April 18th.

Denise Hogsett, director of Career services at Marshall University, said, "Making a first impression is so important in the professional world. The markets are tight, so everybody needs to stand out and they need to put their best foot forward."

You can drop off donations at the Alumni Center, the Chamber of Commerce, the Big Sandy Superstore Arena box office, and Brand Yourself in Heritage Station. Students will be able to buy the clothes for less than five dollars each after all the collections are gathered.

You can find out more about Generation Huntington at : http://generationhuntington.com/



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