February 28, 2023
Brittany Dover
(850) 556-9799

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Volunteer Florida is pleased to announce the Eighth Annual Suits for Session service project, co-sponsored by TECO, will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2023.Suits for Session has become a tradition at Florida’s Capitol, collecting new or gently used professional clothing items and accessories for Floridians’ employment.  In 2022, Suits for Session collected 5,144 items of professional clothing, and this year Volunteer Florida hopes to collect even more.Suits for Session engages Florida legislators and staff, state agency employees, and other Capitol Region professionals and residents to help prepare job-seekers in need in our state. Since the project’s inception in 2016, Volunteer Florida and its partners have donated tens of thousands of pieces of professional attire to many organizations across the Sunshine State. This year’s recipient organizations will include CareerSource Tampa Bay, Bridges of Orlando, and others serving job-seekers in need.Volunteer Florida will collect business attire and accessories from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (EST) on the second floor of the Capitol on April 5th. A concurrent curbside drop-off location will be in front of Tallahassee City Hall, on the corner of S. Adams Street and W. Jefferson Street.Suits for Session provides an opportunity for public and private organizations to come together and support Floridians entering and returning to the workforce,” said Volunteer Florida CEO Josie Tamayo. “The items collected will be distributed throughout the state, helping Floridians to advance their careers.”

The following Men’s and Women’s items will be accepted:Full suitsBlazers/JacketsBlouses/ShirtsDresses/SkirtsPants/TrousersTiesBeltsShoesHandbagsFor more information about Suits for Session, please visit