Local store offers discount in exchange for donated bags

By WEEK Producer

November 16, 2012 Updated Nov 16, 2012 at 2:51 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- If you're looking for the perfect holiday gift, you might be in luck.

One local store, Unique Teak is in the midst of their 2nd Annual "Purse-a-Palooza". The promotion that allows area women to get a 30% discount on a new bag while supporting the women at Dress for Success.

Dress for Success promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life and now you can help too.

HOI 19'S Marshanna Hester sat down with Pam Dunne, owner of Unique Teak and Sarah Fletcher from Dress for Success to talk about "Purse-a-Palooza".

Purse Drive for Dress for Success Peoria
Now through December 15th
Unique Teak
8414 N. Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, IL 61615

Unique Teak is also accepting duffel bags, carry-ons, or suitcases to be donated to the Center for Prevention of Abuse. Donors of those items will also receive a 30% discount on a new bag.

For more information on the Peoria Dress for Success program:

c/o Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service
800 NE Madison Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603
Phone: (309) 671-5200
Fax: (309) 671-5206

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