Client Stories

Client Story: Gail, our Senior Style Ambassador

October 25th, 2018

  “Women of my generation, especially, put everyone else’s needs ahead of our own. That takes a toll eventually, especially when those that you cared for are gone”. Gail sits taller these days. “I have changed! When I visited Uncommon Threads, I was initially a little nervous, but I was also curious and interested in […]

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 […]