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Career Wardrobe's Empowering Tea & Fashion Show

Join us on Sunday, November 12th for our Empowering Tea & Fashion Show!

Help us celebrate Career Wardrobe's 22 years of service, providing professional clothing and job search support to over 80,000 individuals as they make the often difficult transition from welfare, homelessness or escaping violent relationships to employment and independence.

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Live Event Details

Order Tickets Sun Nov 12, 2017
12PM - 3PM EST
Merion Cricket Club 325 Montgomery Avenue Haverford, PA 19041 Add to My Calendar
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Career Wardrobe’s Empowering Tea & Fashion Show is in its seventh year, and has distinguished itself as an intimate and inspiring afternoon of raising funds and having fun! Career Wardrobe is committed to helping all of our clients look and feel their best and the annual fashion show reflects our mission to use clothes to offer hope and confidence.

The Empowering Tea is a family-friendly event welcoming children as young as 5. It’s a great way to introduce your friends and family to Career Wardrobe!

Special Guests:

Cherri Gregg, KYW Newsradio, Emcee
Ms. Gregg is Community Affairs reporter for KYW Newsradio in Philadelphia and appears on CBS3. She’s a licensed attorney and 2013 PABJ Journalist of the Year.


Dana Veraldi & Amanda Veraldi
Dana Veraldi is the designer and founder of Deer Dana, a brand known for its tee-shirts with sketches of interesting and influential people. Dana turned her artwork and passion into a unique style that has been sought after by big name partners including Theory, Madewell, and Uber, and recently launched a line with Urban Outfitters. Her work goes beyond fashion and exhibits powerful messages through its art, such as promoting women’s rights, honoring the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, and raising money and awareness about animal cruelty.

Amanda shares her sister’s drive and motivation. She is the Manager of Corporate Development for J.Crew, and owns the financial forecast and the promotional/event calendar for the $4.2 billion company. Over her prior three years at J.Crew she was a Planner in the Women's Division for various departments including sweaters, outerwear, blazers, and pants. Amanda began her career with internships for various high-end designers, and then served in an executive development training program at Bloomingdales where she stayed for over four years with promotions leading to a Planner role overseeing women’s shoe buying. Amanda also finds time to volunteer in NYC – she previously assisted in a first grade classroom of a public school, and more recent she mentored low-income high school students through Minds Matter, empowering them to dream big and prepare for college and beyond.

Fashion Show Partners:

  • The Alpha Pink Bureau
  • Etcetera
  • Revivals Boutique
  • The Wardrobe Resale, charitable resale benefiting Career Wardrobe

Special Thanks to our Individual Sponsors:

Silver Spoon Sponsors

  • Gloria Forbes
  • Abby Siegel-Greenberg

Tea Pot Sponsors

  • Sheri K. Cole
  • Jenny Fusco
  • Debra Hoffman
  • Kathleen MacWilliams
  • Nina Markey
  • Linda McAleer

Tea Leaf Sponsors

  • Wendi Barish
  • Joan Gubernick
  • Melissa Novak

Sugar Cube Sponsors

  • Heather Bennett
  • Kira Gerbron
  • Dan Muroff
  • Paige Wolf


We would like to thank our sponsors....

Empowerment & Auction Sponsors

High Tea Sponsors

Gold Leave & Petit-Four Sponsors

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