Client Stories

Once homeless, now an employed fashionista!

July 19th, 2018

After overcoming many obstacles in her life, including a period of homelessness, Lisa was ready to start a new chapter with a new career. A striking mother of four grown men who encourage her to pamper herself more, Lisa is finally listening.  Originallynative to New York City’s Puerto Rican community, she’s got a great figure […]

Changing Lives

April 24th, 2018

We Love Helping Female Veterans! Guenevere, an ex-military professional who first came to Uncommon Threads in early February with her adorable toddler along for the ride, as she did not have daycare. Guenevere was in need of an interview outfit, so we immediately set out to provide her an ensemble that was professional and as […]

Meet Mirna—client, volunteer and amazing woman!

March 14th, 2018

Beautiful Mirna is an Uncommon Threads’ client and now a volunteer! With a background in social work, she is eager to find a job where she can help others. Uncommon Threads has given Mirna confidence, not only through her new outfits, but also through the encouragement and support of our caring volunteers.  Mirna volunteers at […]

A Mom Reunites with her Children

December 19th, 2017

“Deb” (not her real name) came into the boutique in oversized, ill-fitting clothes, very sad and lethargic. She said she needed an outfit for an upcoming court date. We put together an outfit right away and she loved it! As Deb looked at herself in the mirror, her face lit up and her whole demeanor […]

Making a Difference in Women’s Lives

December 7th, 2017

Your participation in events at Uncommon Threads helps us continue our mission of empowering women who need a boost of self confidence – beyond the clothes that they receive. Take a look at the smiles on the faces of these women attending our recent Beauty Night at Salon Navid in Andover. The photos tell the […]