Client Stories

Changing Lives – Tammy’s Story

October 10th, 2019

“Nowhere else have I been made to feel this good, this worthy.” Tammy is friendly and outgoing. Her clothes are colorful and her smile is bright. She has a Master’s Degree in Social Work, a loving family and the kind of physical problems that would fell a lesser person. After ten surgeries in three months, […]

Gloria: They Gave me Confidence!

April 18th, 2019

“It wasn’t just the clothes. It was the whole experience,” reminisces Gloria, a one-time client and current volunteer at Uncommon Threads. “I didn’t know what to expect when I walked in, but the women here were so beautiful and amazing! One of the first things they asked me was what I wanted. I didn’t know […]

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 […]

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 […]