• Christina Mehta Prendiville

Dress for Success SW Florida awarded $2.5K from Daniel and Barbara Melvin

Board member supports local nonprofit that assists women to find employment

Dress for Success SW Florida has been presented with a $2,500 check from Board of Directors member Barbara Melvin and her husband Daniel Melvin to be used for programming and services to support its mission to assist women with finding meaningful employment. The donation was from proceeds of “Party with a Purpose 4,” a fundraiser hosted by the Melvins.

The benefit was held at the Hilton Naples in Naples, Florida. Dinner, a cash bar, auctions and more were a part of the evening. A special treat was the entertainment was provided by Daniel Melvin’s Most Romantic Voice Productions. Over 150 people attended this event which was rescheduled due to Hurricane Irma.

Barbara Dell, CEO of Dress for Success SW Florida, said, “We are so blessed to have community leaders such as Barbara serve on our Board as a dedicated team member for several years as well as honor us with this generous donation. We can do great things for the women in our community because of people like Barbara and Daniel.”

This is the second time Dress for Success was chosen to receive a financial award from Daniel and Barbara Melvin. Previously, the nonprofit received $3000.

About Dress for Success SW Florida

Founded by Barbara Dell in 2010, Dress for Success SW Florida is headquartered in Fort Myers, Fla. The mission of Dress for Success SW Florida is to promote the independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support, and career development tools to help them thrive in work and in life. The non-profit helps women achieve self-defined financial and professional success. Dress for Success SW Florida serves job-ready women by referral only. For more information, visit or call 239-689-4992. Dress for Success SW Florida is located at 12995 S. Cleveland Ave., Suite 153, Fort Myers, FL 33907.

Photo of Dress for Success Board of Directors and donors. Left to right: Cheryl Reynolds, Terri Sobeck, Daniel Melvin, Barbara Dell, Julio Barina, Donna Marks, Karen Anderson, Barbara Melvin, Jennie deLima, and Chandra Spary-Kontinos

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