Sharing the work of those give back, meet Sam Russell, a stylist and philanthropist who is supporting the needs and opportunities of women at life-changing stages in their personal and professional development through his nonprofit organization, The Giving Closet.
A fashion writer and celebrity stylist, Sam takes his passion and translates it into a helping hand for women who have experienced major challenges in their health, careers, and personal lives. From single moms to cancer survivors, re-charging their careers by advancing their education while they work at the jobs that help support their families, Sam puts together $10,000 wardrobes with donations from designer clothing and accessory brands. These giveaway events provide a free career wardrobe chosen specifically for each recipient, acknowledging the tenacity, courage, and hard work of women pursuing a better future, no matter the obstacles.
With coverage from The Huffington Post to Fashion Week Online, Sam goes nationwide to support the goals of The Giving Closet participants. Check out Sam's latest giveaway event video coverage in his home town of Austin, Texas, where inspired wardrobes support positive life changes.