"Clothing and Caring"


The Relief Boutique

robyn_benThe Relief Boutique, if relief is what you seek

It’s May already. Caught off guard by the rapidly
changing months, I found myself in a city far away from my mother.
read more…Harlem World Magazine Blog, May 9, 2011

The Network Journal

network_journal_logoEmpowering women, one suit at a time

It is no mystery how the term “power suit” came to be. When you put on a business suit, you transform.
read more…The Network Journal Online, September 12, 2011

Sprint Support

Sprint Continues to Support New York City Community OVERLAND PARK, Kan.
(BUSINESS +WIRE), December 16, 2011 – Sprint (NYSE: S) recently announced the New York City recipients of the 2011
read more… Sprint Foundation Press Release, December 16, 2011

Job Seekers


 Harlem’s job seekers get working wardrobes



Relief Boutique provides low-income women with clothes suitable for job interviews. Uptown unemployment is historically double that of the city, currently 8 percent.
read more…The Uptowner, November 8, 2011


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Harlem boutique a “relief  for job seekers

The so-called Relief Boutique in Harlem helps economically disadvantaged women look and feel their best for job interviews at no cost.
read more…NY 1 News – October 14, 2011,

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