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Call for formal clothing donations

July 20, 2021

Newsletters>Cardinal Update

On Sunday, Aug. 24, incoming students are participating in a formal New Student Dinner with the president and administrators. All students are invited to wear formal clothing for this special event. In addition, students are often asked to wear professional clothing for job interviews, presentations, and internships. Some students might not own formal clothing, so we would like to offer up some options from the Career Closet to students in need.

If you have any gently used formal clothes, shoes, or accessories that you would like to donate to the Career Closet, please drop them off at the Student Success Center, or email Audrey at aashburn@smumn.edu to arrange an on-campus pick-up. We will be taking donations through Aug. 2. Please see below for a list of clothing items we are looking for.

Women’s clothing and accessories — all sizes
Formal blouses, blazers, and jackets
Skirts, dress pants, and dresses
Formal shoes – heels, flats, loafers, and boots
Clean bags, briefcases, and purses
Tights, nylons, and dress socks
Simple jewelry – necklaces, earrings, watches, and bracelets

Men’s clothing and accessories — all sizes
Button-down shirts
Sport or suit coats and jackets
Ties and bow ties
Dress pants
Dress shoes, socks, and loafers
Briefcases and clean bags
Tie Tacks, watches, and tie clips
Solid color undershirts

We sincerely thank you for any clothes you are able to donate.