'GMA' Gives Back: Dress for Success Gives Women a New Suit and a New Start

Dress for Success VP Angela Williams says the program helps empower women and everyone can get involved.
3:00 | 07/30/14

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Well, it is time now for "Gma's" get out and give initiative inspired by Disney's summer of service campaign. We've learned about lemonade stands that raise money for people in need and St. Jude children's hospital which helps kids brave illnesses and this morning I highlight an organization I love, dress for success, international nonprofit that helps disadvantaged women find and keep jobs they love. For Jennifer, walking into this office in New York City browsing through racks of clothing and shoes is like walking back in time. Do you remember yourself first walking in here? Definitely. It brings back memories. It's just making me think back how far I've come. Reporter: Dress for success is a charity that helps women like Jennifer who need a helping hand to get on their feet by giving them professional clothing for job interviews and through career training, the self-confidence to succeed. You empower women and strengthen a family, strengthen a family, you really start to mold a nation. Reporter: For Jennifer that's no small achieve many. Born in Taiwan she came to the U.S. When she was just 12 years old. But it was a hard life. So difficult, she ended up homeless at 16 in New York living in a shelter in Harlem. You had no home. Yep. You didn't have the own to buy the clothes you needed for the kind of job you wanted. Well, I was definitely at a challenging point of life. Reporter: Until Jennifer walked through the doors of dress for success. I picked out a dark Navy blue suit and that was the one that actually I wore to go on one of my first interviews. When you got that first job how did it feel. Like a million bucks. I felt like a celebrity for the day. Yay. It started with a Navy suit. And now five years later it's a young woman with an entrepreneurial spirit who has decided to start her own trucking company. Do you feel empowered? I do. Now. And I want to mention that Jennifer actually donated that Navy suit that she wore to her first job interview back to dress for success. It is truly a gift that keeps on giving. We have with us now Angela Williams from dress for success to talk a little about how this incredible organization works. It's helping so many women and we want to get everyone involved. We have several women who will be donating their dresses so come on in, ladies including our own Lara Spencer, ginger zee, as well and several audience members, so tell me, how can you be a part of this in your community? How can you give some gently used clothing? Oh, absolutely. There are countless ways to make a difference in a woman's life. Simply go to our dress for success website and find a neighboring dress for success. There's so many different volunteer opportunity, so many different ways to donate and really pay it forward and be -- play a significant role in a woman's life. This is women helping women which I just love that concept right there. Tell me what you're most in need of right now as women are now looking through their closets to see what they can give. Absolutely. We are a global organization and we have at this time suited about 775,000 women across the globe. In about I'd say 135 of our affiliates in 16 countries, we are in need of plus size clothing as well as separates and suits. Okay, we're going to dig. I went through my closet. I have some things here. I want to add my gently worn clothes to the rack, as well to inspire others. And if you'd like to find out more about dress for success and the work they do we have more on goodmorningamerica.com on Yahoo! So please check it out.

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