Donations of gently-used, career-appropriate items of clothing for women are urgently needed for the "Successful Suits" collection drive to benefit Dress for Success Newark
. The clothing drive is one of the community service projects for NJIT's observance of national Make A Difference Day
on Oct. 24. Items needed are business suits: pants/trouser suits, skirt suits, and dresses (any size, but sizes 14 and up preferred); jackets or blazers, skirts and slacks, blouses, new nylons, new and nearly new shoes (sizes 9 and up preferred), scarves, purses, belts, jewelry, and tote bags (preferably black). All items should be in excellent condition (no obvious tears, stains, missing buttons or broken zippers), only dry-cleaned or laundered, currently in style and ready to wear. When donating your clothing, please include your name, address, and an itemized donation list with your clothes; this information will be used to generate your tax receipt for the donation. Please bring items on Oct. 22 and Oct. 23 to NJIT's Career Development Services Office
, 5th Fl., Campbell Hall.