According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and National Coalition, the unemployment rate among veterans is 12.1%. For younger veterans ages 18-24, the unemployment rate is 30.4%.
We are honored to work with the Wounded Warrior Project, an organization that gives injured soldiers the assistance they need. Programs include education, counseling, mentoring, job placement — and thanks to Dignity U Wear, new clothes.
Warriors often resist wearing appropriate business clothes and argue about the need for them. When trying to reconstruct a life, buying a new suit isn’t always high on the priority list. However, the transformation once they’re properly attired is dramatic. The warriors carry themselves differently and feel proud. New clothes help them recalibrate their hope for the next chapter in their lives.