Working Gear provides interview and industry appropriate clothing and gear to low-income or unemployed individuals in search of employment. Many have been unemployed for long periods and cannot afford the clothing needed to find a job.

We provide individuals with free good quality used or new clothing and gear, from construction clothing and steel-toed boots to business casual attire and suits. We also offer a barber service. Clients are referred to our shop by appointment through community agencies assisting the unemployed.

Working Gear is a registered charitable non-profit society. We are primarily run by volunteers and have been operating in Vancouver, B.C., since 2007. We rely on the generous support of individuals and the business community for both clothing and funding. All financial donations go directly to supporting our work and we rely on volunteers to provide our services. Together we can give unemployment the boot!

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