Earlier this year, the Plaza Cleaners in Portland, Oregon posted this simple sign, If you are unemployed and need an outfit clean for an interview, we will clean it for FREE.
People brought in suits, ties, and slacks. Kathy Butters, the manager said, “We just wanted to help people get that little push they need. And the smile on their faces when they get these fresh clothes back is worth it for me.”
When asked how much the charitable effort has cost the company, she replied, “How can you put a dollar figure on something like that?”