Dress for Success donates over 100 bras for homeless shelter


On Aug. 16, Dress for Success Brookhaven presented more than 100 brand-new women’s bras to Madonna Heights homeless shelter for women and teens. The bras were donated by Victoria’s Secret corporate and Vanity Fair Lingerie. Madonna Heights is an empowering environment designed specifically for women and young ladies to heal and thrive. Located on a 56-acre campus setting in Dix Hills, it provides 24-hour care to address the physical, emotional, and social needs unique to women and girls. We help build confidence, strengthen family bonds and support the transition back home or to a home in the community. For more information about Madonna Heights, go to www.SCO.org.

Pictured left to right are Lisa Keys, Town of Brookhaven commissioner of general services; Lisa Forgione, program support center associate at Madonna Heights/SCO Family of Services; Diane Lovizio, Dress for Success Brookhaven volunteer; and Sharon Boyd, executive director of Dress for Success Brookhaven.

Dress for Success is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the developmental tools to help them thrive in work and in life. Established in 1999 with the support of the Town of Brookhaven, the Division of Women’s Services and more than 50 volunteers, Dress for Success Brookhaven has been instrumental in helping more than 6,000 women achieve their goal of becoming self-sufficient and economically independent. For more information about Dress for Success Brookhaven, visit www.BrookhavenNY.gov or call 631-451-9127.


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