Donor and Sponsor Recognition

Dress for Success Cincinnati exists and is able to serve approximately 1,000 women each year because of the generosity of the individuals and companies in our community. Here we recognize and thank them for their support of our services and our mission.

Dress for Success Cincinnati is grateful for these and our many other supporters. 


Champion Circle

The Champion Circle recognizes individuals who have championed the cause of Dress for Success Cincinnati through cumulative annual giving of $1,000 or more in a calendar year — those who have helped to bring our clients’ lives full circle and those who will be champions in our future growth.


2017 Champion Circle

Alison Goss Herschede

Maureen Sayre

CLH Foundation

Sharon & Robert Gill

Richard Wilhelm

Tim & Sue Clarke

Connie Cussen

Mary & Bill Ivers

Joy Josephs

Anne Gilday Judge

Kim Lauch

The Leon Hall Foundation

Anita Minturn

The Oliver Family Foundation

Carol Duane Olson

Missy Richardson

Phyllis Slusher

Barbara Wagner

Brenda Wehmer

Eileen Barrett

Teresa Benson

Dawn Bertsche

Scott Brooks

Carol Butler

Lucille Carothers

Susie Castellini

Mary Ellen Cody

Mr. & Mrs. Donald Corken

Susan Deye

Tina & Michael DiSanto

Elizabeth & John Dye

Becky Gibbs & Anne Mulder

Gina Goings

Susan Grathwohl

Jacqueline Harris-Jenkins

Julia Heidt

Marsha Higgins

Linda Kohlhepp

Sarah Koucky

Linda Lauch

Kathryn Lento

Frances Lindner

Luanne Lucas

Sherie Marek

Lisa Massa

Miramar Charitable Foundation

Cory Nolan

Sheila Oeder

Aftab Pureval

Elizabeth Rader

Maribeth Rahe

Carole & Ed Rigaud

Diane Rumpke

Adam & Laura Schmucker

Elizabeth Sherwood

Stephanie Sudbrack-Busam

Phillip Thrash

Lucy Ward

Barbara Weyand

We Gratefully Recognize the Crucial Support of Grants from These Foundations and Other Funders

2017 Grant Funders 

Accenture, LLP

Charles Moerlein Foundation, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee

Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Fund, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee

Cincinnati Bar Foundation

Cincinnati International Wine Festival

City of Cincinnati Human Services Fund

George B. Riley Trust

Northern Kentucky University/Mayerson Foundation Student Philanthropy Project

Robert and Ruth Conway Foundation

Scripps Howard Foundation

The Dorothy B. Francis Charitable Foundation

The Harold C. Schott Foundation

The John A. Schroth Family Charitable Trust

The Spaulding Foundation

The Wohlgemuth Herschede Foundation

William P. Anderson Foundation 


What Your Donations Can Do

Interested in learning more about what your donation can do to help? Here’s some insight.

$50 pays for a 1-on-1 coaching session with a career coach.

$100 sponsors a woman in our suiting program and interview practice.

$250 pays for a month of Internet access in our career center to search for employment

$500 supports one woman through our 9-week pre-employment program, the Going Places Network

$1,000 underwrites all the costs and benefits of a year-long access to all Dress for Success Cincinnati programs for a woman – suiting, career center, mock interviews, peer support, Professional Women’s Group and more.

We recognize the sponsors and supporters of Dress for Success Cincinnati's annual Fashion Show luncheon. See our Fashion Show sponsors on our Fashion Show page



Meet Dress for Success Cincinnati Donors & Sponsors