Arkansas Lawyers Spread Goodwill

Little Rock, AR – For some job seekers, finding appropriate and affordable business attire suitable for an interview or the workplace can be a challenge. To alleviate this problem, the Arkansas Bar Association and Goodwill Industries of Arkansas are partnering this giving season to help Arkansans dress for success.
Starting November 1, 2016 until January 31, 2017, attorneys can donate their professional attire to Goodwill. Their donations will become part of Goodwill’s Career Closet, which helps local residents get back to work.
“One of the hurdles to employment that individuals face is the lack of professional attire to wear to a job interview. Making a great first impression is incredibly important, and these donations will help build confidence and empower job seekers,” said Brian Itzkowitz, President & CEO of Goodwill Industries of Arkansas.

Donors can donate gently used suits, dresses, shirts, slacks, jackets, ties, belts, shoes and other accessories. With the season changing, it’s the perfect time to clean out those closets and drop off a donation. Donations can be dropped off at any Goodwill donation center or at the Arkansas Bar Association at 2224 Cottondale Lane in Little Rock.

For more information, visit Goodwill Industries of Arkansas at GoodwillAR.org.

About the Arkansas Bar Association
The Arkansas Bar Association is a voluntary, statewide organization with 5,000 members. Among its purposes are the advancement of the administration of justice and the fostering among its members of high ideals of integrity, learning and public service.

About Goodwill Industries of Arkansas
Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to the mission of changing lives through education, training and employment. Revenue generated through the sale of reusable donated goods at Goodwill retail stores is used to create jobs and fund these critical training programs for Arkansans. Last year, Goodwill put more than 4,500 Arkansans to work and offered 224,000 services to over 27,800 individuals in Arkansas. Information may also be found at GoodwillAR.org.

CONTACTS
Anna Hubbard
Arkansas Bar Association
(501) 375-4606
ahubbard@arkbar.com

Leslie Heizman
Goodwill Industries of Arkansas
(501) 372-5100 x1191
lheizman@goodwillar.org

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