Give some gear to help men re-enter the workforce

Jun 7 2016, 4:11 am

A Vancouver non-profit is hosting an event to help donate suits and raise money to provide men in need with working clothes.

Working Gear supports local men including refugees, new immigrants, recovering addicts, and aboriginal youth. Its fundraiser, Gear to Give, will take place on June 29 at the Sky Garden. It aims to help raise money and collect workwear so that men in need can re-enter the workforce.

Attendees can donate gently worn or new men’s suits, dress shoes, casual clothing, and steel toe boots to get a discount on their ticket.

Gear to Give suit drive and fundraising evening 

Where: 1800 – 510 West Georgia Street, Sky Garden at Bull Housser

When: June 29, 5:30 to 8:30 pm

Price: $55 or $35 with a men’s suit or steel toe boot donation. Buy online

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