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Edina Realty Offices No Longer Serve as Drop-off Sites for Clothing



Edina, Minn. – Oct. 29, 2013 – Beginning Nov. 15, 2013, Edina Realty offices will no longer serve as clothing donation drop-off sites.

“With the increase in real estate activity over the past year, it’s become more difficult for our offices to handle the large amount of clothing that’s donated to Dress for Success,” said Barb Jandric, president of Edina Realty. “But that doesn’t mean our support for this great organization has diminished. What they do to help women with career development is remarkable.”

Dress for Success Twin Cities helps women achieve economic independence by providing them with business-appropriate clothing and a network of support and career development tools.

“When we opened our Twin Cities office four years ago, Edina Realty was one of the first organizations to support us,” said Jeri Quest, CEO of Dress for Success Twin Cities. “Their support, along with that of the community, has allowed us to suit more than 2,000 women since 2010. We’re grateful for the tremendous amount of clothing that has been donated since the program was launched; however, our need for collection sites has decreased,” she said.

Dress for Success will continue accepting clothing donations by appointment only at their Twin Cities headquarters, located at 1549 University Ave., St. Paul. Dress for Success clients need suits, blazers, and interview-appropriate attire. Clothing must be clean and in nearly new condition.

For more information about donating to Dress for Success, call 651-646-6000 or visit the Dress for Success Twin Cities website.

For more information about Edina Realty, visit www.edinarealty.com.

About Edina Realty Edina Realty is a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and a wholly-owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc. It is one of the nation’s largest real estate companies with approximately 55 real estate offices and 2,100 REALTORS® throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Edina Realty's family of companies includes Edina Realty, Edina Realty Title, and Edina Realty Mortgage. Edina Realty handled more than 32,660 pended transactions and $6.9 billion in pended sales volume in 2012. For more information, visit www.edinarealty.com , m.edinarealty.com, or find us on Facebook: facebook.com/EdinaRealty; and Twitter:Twitter.com/Edina_Realty.

About Dress for Success Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools to help women thrive at work and in life. Dress for Success Twin Cities is one of 125 Dress for Success affiliates around the globe. For more information, visithttp://www.dressforsuccess.org/twincities.

 


Get more information, or schedule an interview:

Gena Henrich, Edina Realty952.928.5069genahenrich@edinarealty.comPaul Maccabee, Maccabee Group612.337.0087paul@maccabee.com



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