Atlantic Biologicals Hosts Clothing Drive for Suited for Success / Dress for Success Miami
Miami, FL - (October 12, 2016) - Atlantic Biologicals, a premier national distributor of pharmaceuticals and unit dose products in the United States and Puerto Rico, hosted a clothing drive in September for the programs Suited for Success and Dress for Success Miami. These nonprofit programs empower men and women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to help thrive in work and in life. The company’s clothing drive was a success with Atlantic collecting and donating a vast amount of items including business attire, handbags, shoes, jewelry, and ties.
“The Suited for Success and Dress for Success Miami programs have done a great deal to help those facing hardships in our surrounding area with the necessary resources to obtain employment opportunities,” said Allison Riley, Director of Sales. “Our company knows firsthand the importance of these programs in our local community and wanted to do our part to support the cause.”
About Atlantic Biologicals
Founded in 1999, Atlantic Biologicals is a comprehensive provider of healthcare solutions. The company is a premier distributor of brand, generic and critical care pharmaceuticals. Their corporate headquarters are strategically located in South Florida. Additional distribution centers are located throughout the country. Atlantic Biologicals offers expedited service throughout the contiguous United States and Hawaiian Islands. For more information, please visit www.atlanticbiologicals.com or call 305-690-4233.
About Suited for Success / Dress for Success Miami
The mission of Suited for Success is to ensure that at-risk men, women and youth in Miami-Dade have the skills necessary to obtain gainful employment and achieve economic self-sufficiency. Since 1994 Suited For Success has helped over 60,000 clients turn their dreams into reality.
Suited for Success has three main programs: a men’s program, a youth program and a women’s program.
Our men’s program partners with over 100 agencies and organizations in Miami-Dade County, including Miami Dade College, Florida International University, Camillus House and South Florida Workforce. We have served over 25,000 individuals. Our men’s program is an independently operated affiliate of Career Gear.
Our youth program, START Now, is aimed at prevention and has served over 10,000 young men and women ages 13-18. This program is geared toward at-risk youth and partners with high schools, alternative programs, and the juvenile justice system to help youth make the transition to becoming independent and successful adults. Topics include job readiness, job searching, interview skills, business etiquette, appropriate attire, attitude and ethics, and job retention skills. In addition, we are a founding member of the Overtown Children and Youth Coalition, which brings together community resources to provide opportunities for local youth to be healthy & safe, connected and productive leaders.
Our women’s program is an affiliate of Dress for Success, a nonprofit with over 140 affiliates in 20 countries. Dress for Success Miami’s programs transition women towards self-sufficiency by addressing their social and economic needs in relation to work, home and community. Each woman is a success story: she has gone from unemployment to economic independence. To learn more about our women’s program, which has served over 35,000 women since 1994, visit the Dress for Success Miami website at www.dfsmiami.org.