Daniel Gale Sotheby’s Helps Low-Income Women Dress for Success

Posted by Kathleen Caputi — May 4, 2008

 HUNTINGTON, N.Y. – (May 5, 2008) – A truckload of impeccable designer suits, coats, raincoats, blouses and accessories were recently delivered to “Dress for Success Brookhaven®,” thanks to the generosity of the staff and management of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty. This marks the eighth year that Daniel Gale Sotheby’s has participated in the Dress for Success clothing drive, which collects professional attire to help outfit low-income women for employment. This year, the Daniel Gale team also donated prom and bridesmaid dresses and accessories to the Prom Dress Boutique coordinated by the Junior League and Long Island Volunteer Center.Daniel Gale Sotheby’s Katherine Robinson (left) and Abby Sheeline flank Theresa Leuffen (center), Director of the Office of Women’s Services, Town of Brookhaven.“Daniel Gale Sotheby’s donates the most extraordinary clothing for our job seekers, beautifully maintained and ready to wear,” said Brookhaven Town Supervisor Brian Foley, speaking for the Office of Women’s Services, sponsor of the Dress for Success Brookhaven program. "The quantity and quality of the clothing and accessories donated by the entire Daniel Gale team has contributed mightily to the wonderful success of this project,” he added. “Such extraordinary generosity is a telling expression of faith in a woman’s ability to succeed. They are outstanding corporate partners.”Dress for Success is a not-for-profit organization that helps women to make successful transitions into the workforce. Each client receives a business suit for job interviews and is given a second suit when she gets a job. Dress for Success also provides ongoing career development support to help the client build a successful career. The Prom Dress Boutique provides affordable fashions for prom and graduation celebrations.“The Dress for Success Suit Drive is one of our favorite annual events,” said Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty President and CEO Patricia Petersen. “As real estate professionals we are particularly tuned into the impact of a well put together appearance. We’re committed to contribute to both of these initiatives and I am especially proud of the Daniel Gale family for their overwhelming support.”Founded in 1922, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty consistently leads the nation in achieving one of the highest average sales prices in the country. It is a $2.5 billion organization with more than 600 sales associates in 27 offices and divisions. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty offices span Long Island. Services include an award-winning Relocation Center, a New Homes division, a Condominium Group, a Commercial Division; Ambassador Abstract, a full-service title company, and a Wells Fargo Mortgage affiliation. Daniel Gale Real Estate has been the exclusive Sotheby’s International Realty® affiliate for Long Island’s North Shore since 1976. Over the course of this relationship, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty has gained exceptional national and international recognition, including taking top honors worldwide for the past seven years.Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty is the exclusive North Shore affiliate for Leading Estates of the World, is a member of Residence, The Registry, and is on the Regents Board of “Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate,” a global network of leading real estate companies. More information may be obtained at www.danielgale.com.

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