Last night, I had the distinct privilege of visiting some wonderful women at the New Jerusalem Women’s Emergency Shelter, a program designed to help homeless women stay warm and safe this winter while also providing resources for growth and success. Everyone from the volunteers to the staff to the women themselves were smiling, joyful, and lovely to meet, and I thoroughly enjoyed being able to give them a proper bra fitting, well, as proper as we could manage with only my eyes and a measuring tape. Still, it was a service many of them had never experienced, and we were able to chat briefly with each woman about sizing, fitting, and the many bra styles available. Our store is no stranger to accepting bra donations, and we work with both local domestic violence shelters as well as Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abuse (TROSA) to collect intimate apparel donations from around the state. In fact, my friend Kat who owns Luxury on the Outer Banks has also volunteered her time as a fitter to participate in a joint bra fitting event at TROSA in a few weeks.
TweetHello Everyone, Last Sunday morning, Debbie, Jason, and I loaded my brother’s brand new Dodge Avenger with the 271 bras donated by our customers as well as blog readers across the nation for an afternoon fit event at the T.R.O.S.A
TweetErica, Debbie and I strongly believe in supporting surrounding communities any way that we can. So when TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers) reached out to us for bra donations, we wanted to extend that reach to our customers