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Little Black Dress Initiative



The Little Black Dress Initiative is a poverty awareness fundraising challenge in which participants wear one black dress for five consecutive days, in order to illustrate the effects poverty can have on your access to resources, your confidence and your employment opportunities. Poverty remains an urgent problem within the United States and we witness it each day right here in our own backyard. With over 20% of Angelina County residents living below the poverty level, it is critical that we strive to serve those in need. Many of our neighbors cannot afford basic items required for daily living such as food, clothing and shelter, and others will be over-looked for employment opportunities because of these limited resources.

Following the campaign Second Chance Cash vouchers will be issued to local organizations who serve those in need to be redeemed at the JLL Second Chance Rummage sale. Families can purchase a wide range of items such as cookware, coats, clothing, blankets, beds and much more.

The campaign will run October 10 – October 14. More information visit us on Facebook at Junior League of Lufkin or on our website at

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