International Women's Day Service Event At St. Anthony's


Wednesday, March 8th was International Women’s Day. To celebrate. many organizations around San Francisco held events. St. Anthony’s is an organization that’s been around since 1950. They offer meals, medical and social services, and have a clothing “store” where guests of St. Anthony’s can go once a month and get much needed clothing, accessories, and hygiene products. For International Women’s Day, they held a special event in the clothing store that included bra fittings done by Third Love (who's bras I personally wear and love), and lots of fun retail therapy for homeless and low-income women.

On Saturday, March 4th, I joined the St. Anthony’s Young Professional Council to help sort clothing and get ready for their event. It was a really fun day, and it was a great feeling to be of service. As a clothing designer and fashion lover, I know how good a new outfit can make a woman feel, so it was really special to me to be able to help out with such an amazing organization and event. If you want to learn more about St. Anthony’s and how to help and get involved, check out their website here.

 Here’s some photos from the event last Saturday

 St. Anthony's International Women's Day Service Event

St. Anthony's Free Clothing Program

The clothing "store" at St. Anthony's

What you can get once a month at the at the St. Anthony's Clothing Store

What you can get once a month at the St. Anthony's Clothing Store

St. Anthony's voluteers

Carmelina, who is in her 90's, volunteering in the dining room at St. Anthony's.  She was such a spitfire!

The original church from the founder of St. Anthony's

The original church for the friar who founded St. Anthony's

St. Anthony's Young Professional Council service event for International women's Day

Me, wearing the penelope jumpsuit over an Everlane silk shirt and pointy flats at the St. Anthony's Young Professional Council International Women's Day Service Event.

Making signs for the international women's day event at St. Anthony's

Making signs for the international women's day event at St. Anthony's

International Women's Day Sign at St. Anthony's in San Francisco

Another great sign at St. Anthony's

 

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