Clothes for Pros event in Abbotsford

Participants receive donated professional attire and can attend mini workshops

An event that helps young people acquire professional clothing takes place Wednesday, June 5 in Abbotsford.

Clothes for Pros will be held at the Youth Keep Working Centre, #103 33255 South Fraser Way. Two sessions will be offered – noon to 2 p.m. or 2 to 4 p.m. – with advance registration required by May 30.

The free event is open to people aged 16 to 30.

A wide selection of professional attire donated to the Clothes for Pros program will be available to participants. In addition, mini workshops by professionals in hair/makeup and fashion will be offered, as will interview tips.

Donations are still needed of professional clothing in good condition including dress shirts, dress pants, ties, dress shoes and blouses.

They can be dropped off until May 30 at the Abbotsford Works building (at the same address as the Youth Keep Working Centre).

Advance registration is required. To register for the first session, visit clothesforpros1.eventbrite.ca. For the second session, register at clothesforpros2.eventbrite.ca.