Dress For Success Receives $55K From Walmart Foundation (PHOTOS)

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

Dress For Success Receives $55K From Walmart Foundation (PHOTOS)

August 22, 2013 Updated Aug 22, 2013 at 12:15 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Dress for Success Fort Wayne received a $55,000 grant from Walmart foundation Thursday morning.

"Dress for Success Ft. Wayne is a natural step for the Women's Bureau," said Kathleen Alter, Women's Bureau executive director. "This Walmart grant enables the Women's Bureau to create the administrative capacity to provide the Dress for Success program to the women of northeast Indiana."

Dress for Success promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

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