CD One Price Cleaners and The Cara Program Partner to Break the Cycle of Homelessness and Poverty
The Cara Program
Westchester, IL- February 27, 2014 – Chicago-based CD One Price Cleaners is partnering for the first time this year with The Cara Program to collect donated interview attire that will help give motivated individuals that have been affected by homelessness and poverty the chance to succeed.
All 33 Chicago-land CD One Price Cleaners began accepting donated, gently-used interview attire on February 7 and will continue receiving donations until March 24th. Skirt and pant suits, dress pants, blouses and shirts, and blazers and jackets are all being accepted. CD One Price Cleaners will then clean the items for free and prepare them for transfer to The Cara Program. These donated items will be used by individuals in The Cara Program when interviewing for jobs.
“The mission of CD One is to improve people’s lives with a better way. The Cara Program allows us to accomplish that goal. We are very proud to be their partner,” said John Morocco, vice president of marketing for CD One Price Cleaners. “Their work makes a difference in the lives of their students and families and most importantly, helps all of us appreciate a greater love for each other.”
About The Cara Program:
The Cara Program was founded in 1991 by entrepreneur and philanthropist Tom Owens. Its goal is to prepare and inspire individuals affected by homelessness and poverty to transform their lives and strengthen their communities. Since its beginning, The Cara Program has helped over 2,700 individuals find quality, permanent employment. In addition to receiving exceptional job training, individuals in The Cara Program are given the skills and confidence needed to obtain and sustain quality jobs, continue their education, and find stable housing. www.thecaraprogram.org/
About CD One Price Cleaners:
CD One Price Cleaners is based in suburban Chicago. Founded in 2001, the company operates 32 franchise and corporate owned locations in the Midwest. Follow CD One Price Cleaners on Facebook and Twitter or visit: www.cdonepricecleaners.com.