Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Doeren Mayhew Hosted Charity Event Benefiting Lighthouse of Oakland County

TROY, MICH. – Doeren Mayhew, a Michigan-based certified public accounting and advisory firm with locations in Troy and Houston, recently hosted an event, “Donuts for Dresses”, to benefit Lighthouse of Oakland County’s CareerDress program. 

“Donuts for Dresses” hosted at the Birmingham Country Club on November 14, brought together local business women to support the non-profit organization’s CareerDress program through a networking clothing drive. Each woman attending the event graciously donated wardrobe items including clothes, shoes, jewelry and purses. 

For nearly 10 years, Lighthouse of Oakland County has assisted thousands of local women join the work force through this program. Providing all of the necessary wardrobe garments for an interview, CareerDress helps 40 to 50 women monthly enter their interviews with confidence and style. 

“The Doeren Mayhew Women’s Initiative Committee strives to promote the advancement of women in the workplace, both internally and externally. Working with CareerDress perfectly aligns with our mission and we are honored to help support their dedication to the community,” says Lisa White, Doeren Mayhew Women’s Initiative Committee co-chair. “We are extremely grateful to all of the attendees for helping us gather hundreds of pieces of clothing, shoes and jewelry to donate to CareerDress this week,” added White.  

“Lighthouse is delighted to have the continued support from the great folks at Doeren Mayhew for our CareerDress program. The donations they collect will help the women we serve secure good paying jobs and a brighter future for themselves and their families,” says John Ziraldo, president and CEO of Lighthouse of Oakland County. 

About CareerDress 
Since 2002, CareerDress has assisted over 3,000 hopeful Oakland County women in need looking to enter the work force. Experienced volunteers style and completely outfit women with interview clothing, shoes, undergarments and a matching hand bag, giving them the confidence they need to succeed. Please visit for more information. 

About Doeren Mayhew 
Founded in 1932, Doeren Mayhew is a leading group of CPAs and trusted advisors who go beyond traditional accounting to help mid-sized businesses grow and prosper. With CPAs in Troy, Michigan, and Houston, Texas, Doeren Mayhew serves industries such as non-profits, manufacturing, construction, financial institutions, health care, service, retail/restaurant, wholesalers/distribution with a full range of accounting, audit, tax, merger and acquisition, and business advisory services. Combining a deeply rooted history with a progressive mindset, the firm offers insight into the business, oversight to ensure best practices and foresight for what’s ahead. Please visit for more information.

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