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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Dress for Success Brookhaven to Hold 1st Annual “EMPOWER Virtual Walk/Run for Success” Fundraiser

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Farmingville, NY – Dress for Success Brookhaven has announced that it will hold its first annual “EMPOWER - Virtual Walk/Run for Success” fundraiser from May 1 to May 9. This past year, women have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and support has never been more critical. Since its inception, Dress for Success Brookhaven has suited over 6,500 women and they hope to continue to provide much-needed services in the future. As the saying goes, “EMPOWER a woman and she will EMPOWER her community.”

The “EMPOWER Virtual Walk/Run for Success” is designed to meet Dress for Success Brookhaven’s 2021 fundraising goals. To participate, walkers/runners, must:

  • Lace up their sneakers and hit the local neighborhoods, tracks, and parks.
  • Pick whether they would like to Walk or Run in the event.
  • Choose the date (May 1 - May 9) and time that works best for them.
  • Decide how far to walk or run.
  • Register for the 1-mile, 5k or 10k Walk/Run.

Dress for Success will select random winners each week and raffle off great prizes. Anyone registered for the “EMPOWER – Virtual Walk/Run” has a chance to win, including one lucky participant who will receive a prize package valued at over $200 by simply sharing a photo or video while participating in the Virtual Walk/Run on Run Sign Up day. Registration is open to women and men of all ages.

The event organizers encourage walkers/runners to be imaginative and show their love of Dress for Success Brookhaven in a creative way. The cost to register is $30 per-person and all participants will receive a free, "EMPOWER Walk/Run” t-shirt. Dress for Success Brookhaven t-shirt sponsorships are still available. The raffle for prizes/gift certificates will be held from May 1 to May 9. “EMPOWER - Walk/Run participants may register at For Raffle/Gift Card donations or information, email Sharon Boyd at or call 631-451-6146 or email Dina Underwood at or call 631-495-4706. No matter which way you decide to help, your support is greatly appreciated.

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