Celebs rally behind entrepreneur handing out free suits to at-risk youth
A community organizer in New York is giving out free business suits to young men in high-crime neighborhoods. Kevin Livingston started “100 Suits for 100 Men” in 2012, and the donation-based organization has attracted the positive attention of judges, retired DAs, and celebrities like Colin Kaepernick and Snoop Dogg. The nonprofit also tailors the free suits to fit the recipients, some of whom were once incarcerated.
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100 Suits for 100 Men was founded in 2011 by Mr. Kevin Livingston that wanted to create a program to address the needs of underprivileged men and women in need of business attire in the New York City area.
This organization has grown to include programs that address more than a suit. 100 Suits addresses socio-economic issues as well as injustice issues with its community involvement and activism, making positive changes in the lives of men and women in the New York City area. These solutions help those individuals get to a place of economic freedom help to reduce recidivism rates.