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Coles Launches Fundraising Drive in Support of Women’s Charity, Fitted for Work


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Coles has partnered with Fitted for Work, a not-for-profit organization that supports challenged women in Australia to help them become job-ready and financially independent

Coles Launches Fundraising Drive in Support of Women’s Charity,

Since 2005, Fitted for Work has helped more than 43,000 women. This year, Coles aims to raise funds to help 1,000 new unemployed or underemployed women across the country. This funding will provide training, workshops, mentoring, personal uniforms, and professional uniforms.

From now until Tuesday, March 5th, Coles’ health and beauty channel will donate 10 cents of every women’s product purchased in-store or online to Fitted for Work. This includes skin care, hair care, cosmetics, time management, quality care, deodorant, and hair removal products. Brands such as L’Oréal, TRESemmé, and U by KOTEX have joined the initiative.

One of the beneficiaries of Fitted for Work, Sarah Alashkar from Melbourne, shared how the organization helped her pursue her dream of becoming a nurse. She expressed gratitude for the confidence and support she received, which made a significant impact on her life.

Fitted for Work’s research reveals that many women struggle with starting their job search and meeting basic needs due to financial constraints.

Donna de Zwart, government director of Fitted for Work, emphasised the importance of empowering women to turn out to be prepared and stable, especially in the face of challenges that include the growing cost of living and the effect of the pandemic nonetheless within the existing.

The General Manager of Corporate and Indigenous Affairs at Coles, Sally Filke, has underscored the significance of this year’s fundraiser. The fundraiser aims to assist 1,000 disadvantaged ladies, a goal that aligns with Coles’ commitment to increasing female participation and promoting gender equality.

Coles is dedicated to creating inclusive workplaces that empower women, and the collaboration with Fitted for Work highlights this joint effort. The program not only provides crucial support to women in need but also promotes their inclusion in the workforce.

Fitted for Work is an organization that supports women in need by providing professional attire, career development training, and job application assistance. By partnering with Fitted for Work, Coles is leveraging its resources to support women’s economic empowerment, which is critical to achieving gender equality.

This joint effort is a testament to Coles’ commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social responsibility. It is also a reflection of the company’s values and its desire to make a positive impact in the communities it serves.

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