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ABOUT CLOTHES THE DEAL

Clothes The Deal is a non-profit organization with the aim of helping people in need, in order to succeed through an appropriate presence and a motivating behavior, during their search for a new job or for better employment opportunities. We provide business clothing and accessories to help low-income individuals achieve their goals. We also offer workshops to prepare our clients to re-enter into the workforce.

Clothes The Deal´s assistance to our clients is not just a job, but an honor and commitment to be an important part of their job expectations. To our donors and sponsors, it is not just aid, but is an enriching experience with great satisfaction to help those in need.

We work with more than 80 social service agencies throughout Los Angeles County and surrounding areas, distributing over 30,000 pieces of business and casual clothing. Every donation we receive means a new step for our society´s future. You can be part of this success story.

Clothes the Deal Mission Statement

To assist low-income men, women, and at-risk youth, empowering them to gain and sustain employment, and achieve economic self-sufficiency through employment success.

Clothes the Deal Vision Statement

At Clothes The Deal, our vision is to positively impact Los Angeles by assisting low-income individuals, through the distribution of business clothing pieces along with teaching additional job training skills, confidence, business etiquette, appropriate wardrobe attire, accessories, and skin care to attain economic independence and self-sufficiency.

The Greatest Save Celebrity Golf Experience

As a passionate consumer advocate, personal injury Attorney Timothy J. Ryan believes strongly in giving back to the community. Mr. Ryan sponsors a minimum of 15 charity events per year. He is currently a chairman on the Board of Trustees of Huntington Beach Hospital and Board Manager of the Orange County YMCA.

This past year, Tim has been co-chair of the fundraising tournament, “The Greatest Save” at SeaCliff Country Club in Huntington Beach, which is part of the KinderVision Foundation presented by Tiodize. “The Greatest Save”, is a prevention-focused program that teaches kids and teens how to recognize and avoid risks from predators.

All proceeds of The Greatest Save stay in the greater Huntington Beach area. The Greatest Save events have been held in central park, at the Duck-a-thon, and through baseball/safety clinics at Huntington Beach high school serving the needs of the Boys & Girls Clubs, Little League, area school and more.

On January 28th each golf group will have a once in a lifetime experience of golfing with a major league baseball legend. The evening is highlighted with the Hall of Fame Q&A. Past attendees include HOF members Goose Gossage, Harmon Killebrew, Brooks Robinson and more than thirty other current and retired players including Bobby Grich, Doug DeCinces, and Clyde Wright. Listen to them share stories from their careers as you bid on one of a kind silent and live auction items, secure autographs, and leave with a memory that will last a lifetime – while helping to keep Orange County kids safe from exploitation and abduction.

Live the dream, create a memory of a lifetime and support your local community.

The KinderVision Mission

KinderVision is a non profit community service organization whose primary purpose is to teach children, teens and young adults personal safety education via a unique, pro-active multimedia program aimed at preventing abduction and sexual exploitation. Prevention through education has been the focus of KinderVision since 1991 and is accomplished using several methods including the KinderVision Safety Education DVDs (K.I.N.D.I., Little Red Said and Big League Interview), on-site KV Kids and TGS Events, comprehensive on-line elements such as “The Greatest Save” Safety Quiz, on-air safety messages, and classroom materials, all designed to be resources for families, law enforcement, schools and youth serving organizations. KinderVision is available in English and Spanish, is supported nationwide by law enforcement, and is funded solely through individual and corporate contributions.

Project SELF (Summer Employment in Law Firms) is a paid, eight-week summer internship that was initiated in 1995 to give youth the opportunity to explore professional careers within the legal community. The program places qualified high school juniors in law firms and law-related businesses in Orange County, CA. These deserving students are consequently introduced to a professional working experience while enhancing their knowledge, experience, and self-esteem.

Project SELF targets students who are entering their senior year of high school in the city of Santa Ana. We have found that the program helps our target population by reducing their risk of juvenile delinquency and providing positive life and career options. The Project SELF opportunity is so important because it exposes youth to professional career fields that they would not otherwise be exposed to. Because of their socioeconomic conditions and cultural limitations, most of these students cannot achieve this exposure without some assistance. They desperately need adult role models and mentors, and they need to know that it is possible for them to go on to college and establish successful careers. Project SELF addresses these needs by providing youth with positive alternatives for spending their summers, access to a professional career environment, and positive mentors to help them with goal setting and preparation for the future.

Project SELF – Overview

With the goal of investing in tomorrow’s leaders, Project SELF (Summer Employment in Law Firms) provides high school juniors with paid, hands-on summer internships at local law firms and businesses. Project SELF works to reduce the risk of juvenile delinquency by providing youth with positive alternatives for spending their summers, access to professional and career environments they would not otherwise be exposed to, and the support of positive adult mentors.

Support Project Youth

There are several ways to give to Project Youth OCBF, including donating online, attending a fundraising event, or becoming a mentor.

Higher Education Mentoring Program – Overview

Developed in 2001, the Higher Education Mentoring Program is a six-year program that provides low-income Latino high school students from Santa Ana with the academic, social, and financial support needed to graduate from high school and succeed in college.

The program is unique in matching each junior or senior high school student participant with a university student or young professional who is familiar with Latino culture, has overcome traditional barriers, and knows firsthand what it takes to succeed in an institution of higher learning.

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Timothy J. Ryan also…
  • Teamed up with Jared Shaft to provide low cost transportation around downtown Huntington Beach with 6 Pedicads
  • Hosts the Tim Ryan Classic at SeaCliff Country Club
  • Is a major contributor to the Boys & Girls Club

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