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Donation of 389 Pieces of Clothing to Manual Script

The Suit Project was fortunate to have been able to donate 389 items of clothing to Manual Script in 2016. Manual Script’s mission and purpose is to offer a cluster of services, such as job preparation, mobility assistance, guidance in entrepreneurship, financial literacy, unique vendors, trainers & coaches, and much more to address the identities and struggles of man. We appreciate all you do for St. Louis and look forward to helping in the future.

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The Suit Project and Tom James Spring 2016 Fundraiser

The St. Louis Suit Project and Tom James would like to remind everyone of the Trunk Show and Fundraiser which will be held April 21st, 2016 at Cantina Laredo, 7710 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105, from 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m, and April 22nd, 2016, at Clayton on the Park 8025 Bonhomme Ave, St. Louis, MO 63105, from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

We would like to thank our Sponsors, which make all of these events possible:

  • Tom James Company
  • Clayton on the Park
  • Cantina Laredo
  • STL Motorcars

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Another Successful Marygrove Donation

The Suit Project is honored to have made one of the largest single donations in our history to Marygrove. We truly appreciate the tireless efforts of Marygrove. They work incredibly hard helping teens and young adults transcend abuse and life’s challenges. We hope the clothing can help in a small way! Keep up the great work.

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The St. Louis Suit Project and Tom James Fall 2015 Trunk Show

The St. Louis Suit Project and Tom James would like to remind everyone of the Trunk Show which will be held Thursday October 1st and Friday October 2nd from 8:30am – 7:00pm at Clayton on the Park.

Bring your older clothing to donate to the St. Louis Suit Project. You will be entered into a drawing for some great prizes. Also, Tom James will have some of our most exclusive fabrics at 25-40% off.

We would also like to thank our Sponsors, which make all of these events possible:

  • Tom James Company
  • Clayton on the Park
  • Claire Flowers
  • Café Napoli
  • Stella & Dot
  • Simmons First National Bank
  • Banner Cleaners
  • St. Louis Pipe & Supply
  • Purus Organic Wheat Vodka
  • New American Funding
  • STL Motorcars
  • The Dixon Injury Firm

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The St. Louis Suit Project and Tom James Trunk Show

The St. Louis Suit Project and Tom James would like to remind everyone of the Trunk Show which will be held on April 16 and 17th from 8:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m., at Clayton on the Park, 3025 Bonhomme Road, Clayton, MO 63105.

We will be accepting donations for the Suit Project and you are encouraged to pick out some new threads from the clothiers at Tom James. We hope you will join.

We would also like to thank our Sponsors:

  • Simmons First National Bank
  • Tom James Company
  • The St. Louis Suit Project
  • The Dixon Injury Firm
  • Carlisle
  • Harness TechED
  • Osborn Barr
  • St Louis Motorcars
  • Clayton on the Park
  • Nerium International
  • St Louis Pipe and Supply
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Attorney Rankings
  • Savoy Properties
  • Banner Cleaners
  • Clayton on the Park
  • Edward Jones
  • Vinson Mortgage

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The Independence Center Donations and Friendship

Through the help of all those who donate to the St. Louis Suit Project, we are blessed to have been able to provide over 20 suits, shirts, and ties to the wonderful men at The Independence Center.  The Independence Center is dedicated to providing programs and systems to assist adults with mental illnesses to live and work in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. Their incredible work has helped so many of those living with mental illness to live independently and with dignity.  We applaud their efforts and look forward to our continued relationship!

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Patriot Community Solutions Suit Donation

The St. Louis Suit Project is incredibly happy to have been able to donate business attire to the gentleman at Patriot Community Solutions. Patriot is an outreach ministry that helps veterans in need. Their wonderful work is an incredible benefit to our veterans and our community. We look forward to our continued relationship into the future.

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Banner Cleaners Partners with The St. Louis Suit Project

The St. Louis Suit Project would like to extend a giant Thank You to Banner Cleaners for offering to help with the dry cleaning needs of the St. Louis Suit Project. We are truly grateful for the support of Banner Cleaners and their generosity will allow the St. Louis Suit Project to help more of us in need through the reduction of operating costs.

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We encourage everyone to help support Banner Cleaners.  Banner is a local family owned cleaners serving the St. Louis Community since 1910. They are located at 500 S. Brentwood Blvd, St. Louis, Missouri 63105 and can be reached at 314-725-4500.

Any organization who is willing to place goodwill ahead of profits, deserves all of our support. 

St. Louis Suit Project & Tom James Clothing Drive Nov. 7 at Clayton on the Park

The St. Louis Suit Project and Tom James are partnering up for a financial and clothing donation drive this Friday. This event will be held in conjunction with the Tom James Fall Trunk Show on Friday November 7th, 2014 from 8:30 a.m – 7:00 p.m., at Clayton on the Park, 8025 Bonhomme Road, Clayton, MO 63105.

For each donation ($50.00 or a suit donation) you will be entered into a raffle which includes prizes such as Blues tickets, estate planning package from Husch Blackwell, custom suit from Tom James, or a signed poster from Randy Orton.

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Client Testimonial from the Father’s Support Center

We sincerely enjoy our ongoing relationship with Ms. Barbara Graham and the Father’s Support Network.  Ms. Graham was kind enough to share some extremely kind words and a picture of a recent group of young men who received some clothing from the Suit Project.  Thanks for all you do Ms. Graham!  We look forward to our ability to continue helping!

“Fathers’ Support Center, St. Louis (FSC) provides a comprehensive array of services for men. The FSC Mission is “To foster healthy relationships by strengthening families and communities.” Our Vision is, “Every father is a responsible father, committed to a cohesive family relationship.” Clients enrolled in our Family Formation Program participates in our employment program which provides job readiness and retention skills necessary to gain and maintain employment in order to become financially responsible for their children. That’s where Christopher Dixon and St. Louis Suit Project has greatly assisted our agency. With their contribution we are able to provide our clients with interview appropriate clothing such as dress pants, shirts, ties, and shoes.

On behalf of Fathers’ Support Center and our clients we would like to send a special thank you to Christopher Dixon and his organization, the St. Louis Suit Project. It is people and organizations such as yourself who allow us to continue with our mission and for that we are truly grateful. Their contribution has played an essential role in preparing our fathers for the workforce. Thank you again St Louis Suit Project for your generosity and your many efforts to making a difference in the lives of the families we serve.”

-Barbara Graham, BSW, Social Services Coordinator

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Thank You to Centrue Bank for Recent Suit Drive

The St. Louis Suit Project extends a huge thank you to Centrue Bank for their recent suit drive benefiting our organization. Ben Lawler’s tireless efforts to the Project caught the attention of Abel Anderson, Rob Pickerell and Brian Gibson of Centrue Bank who responded in kind with an amazing suit drive. Their gracious efforts provided a massive amount of business attire and financial support to our organization. We cannot thank you enough for your support!

2013 Fall Graduates of Mission St. Louis

The St. Louis Suit Project was again honored with the ability to provide suits, shirts, and ties to another round of Mission St. Louis Graduates. These young men worked extremely hard to better themselves through job and leadership training, technology education, interview skills training, interpersonal skills training, and other workplace and community education. We were fortunate to provide so many hardworking individuals quality business attire for their bright road ahead.

We also extend a huge thank you to Chris Hill and Mission St. Louis for their hard work with these young men. Mission St. Louis provides free training for at risk individuals with the goal of providing a brighter future for those willing to improve themselves. We look forward to a continued relationship with Mission St. Louis and the ability to provide a means of eliminating the barriers of entry to the workforce caused by a lack of proper business attire. We also extend a huge thank you to all the donations from the wonderful people who make this all possible.

Suits Donated to Youth Mock Trial Competition Participants

Congrats to Brian Yagi and the young men of the Clyde C. Miller Career Academy in their recent mock trial competition. Brian Yagi founded the student organization at Washington University in St. Louis known as the Future Advocates of America. His volunteer outreach program seeks to improve high school students reading, writing and critical thinking skills through participation in mock trial competitions, as well as encourage law student participation in mentoring local youth. His efforts help raise up St. Louis and we are all grateful. The St. Louis Suit Project was honored to provide suits, shirts and ties for several of the young men in their recent competition.

 

 

Congrats to the Sharply Dressed Graduates of Mission St. Louis

We want to extend a huge thank you to Chris Hill of Mission St. Louis. Chris is the Jobs and Leadership Training Coordinator for Mission St. Louis. Mission St. Louis and Chris Hill work to equip at risk young me to become leaders in their workplace, communities and families. Students in the Job and Leadership Program undergo an intense training program which covers everything from interpersonal skills, technology in the workplace, job and interview skills, and numerous other extremely valuable leadership tools.

The St. Louis Suit Project is blessed to have been able to meet Chris Hill and Mission St. Louis. This year the St. Louis Suit Project was able to provide the 2013 graduating class a sharp set of suits, shirts and ties for the next step of their journey. We are truly blessed to have been a part of the journey of these young men. We wish them the most success possible and the continued determination required for the road ahead. Furthermore, we wish Chris Hill and Mission St. Louis a great future for their efforts towards the betterment of St. Louis and look forward to our continued relationship.