eBay Celebrates International Women’s Day, Partners with Dress for Success for #YourHourHerPower Campaign
By: eBay News Team
Dress For Success ambassador Olivia Palermo curates special luxury charity sale; all proceeds support helping and empowering women in the workplace.
eBay is celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) by teaming up with Dress for Success and fashion entrepreneur and businesswoman, Olivia Palermo to launch a curated charity sale - a collection of fashion and beauty items straight from Palermo’s closet as well as pieces donated directly by her brand supporters. Through March 13th, shoppers can visit eBay.com/IWD with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting Dress for Success and their mission to advance economic independence for women everywhere.
Palermo’s “Wardrobe Refresh” will include more than 30 of her favorite fashion finds and help empower women in the workplace. Some of the special and luxurious items shoppers can bid on include: Charlotte Tilbury Makeup Bundle, DIOR Book Tote, Hermes Fragrance, Jimmy Choo Logo Mini Bag, Manolo Blahnik Shoes, Piaget Bracelet, Roger Vivier Shoes, Tiffany & Co. bracelet and more.
A driven entrepreneur and international style authority, Palermo’s curatorial approach to fashion has solidified her as an industry tastemaker. This special IWD collaboration reflects her belief that feeling confident in your professional attire can help lead to economic success.
“Becoming more involved with Dress for Success Worldwide over these past six months has allowed me to learn the incredible impact of this organization,” said Olivia Palermo. “The resources provided to women in need extend beyond a professional wardrobe, and include tools that allow these women to exceed in a new career path. I am thrilled to lend my further support with this auction.”
This activation is part of Dress for Success’ 2019 #YourHourHerPower campaign, which asks people to donate an hour of their salary to support another woman’s empowerment at yourhourherpower.org. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to more than 150 cities in 30 countries and has helped more than one million women work towards self-sufficiency. The organization empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
“Equality, diversity and empowerment have always been at the core of eBay,” said Brenda Halkias, General Manager of eBay for Charity. “We’re proud to support Dress for Success in their efforts to help women achieve economic independence, by activating the power of our global community to support women everywhere; especially during this pivotal time in women’s history.”
To date, eBay has raised a record of nearly $912 million on the marketplace’s charity platform and is poised to raise $1 billion by 2020. With more than 66,000 charities, eBay for Charity enables people to connect with and support their favorite non-profits and causes when they buy or sell in the U.S. and abroad.
Shop and support Dress for Success by going to eBay.com/IWD.
About Dress for Success:
Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to more than 150 cities in 30 countries and has helped more than one million women work towards self-sufficiency. Dress for Success Worldwide is located in New York and oversees our global affiliate network.
More about eBay for Charity:
eBay for Charity enables members of the eBay community to connect with and support their favorite charities when they buy or sell in the U.S. and abroad. Sellers can donate up to 100 percent of the proceeds to a charity of their choice, while buyers can add a donation to their purchase during checkout. To date, nearly $912 million dollars has been raised for charity by the eBay community, and the program is on-track to raise $1 billion by 2020. Visit eBay's For Sellers, For Nonprofits and My Causes pages to learn more about how you can work with eBay to support a good cause.