Best Foot Forward

The Best Foot Forward program provides business appropriate clothing for men and women who are entering or re-entering the job market.  Assistance League of Kansas City’s thrift store, THE ReSALE SHOP, is the primary clothing source.  Currently, Metro Lutheran Ministry's Learning to Earning program is participating in this effort.  The program has partnered with Maple Woods Community College in previous years.

During 2017-2018, 22 clents were served.  Since inception in 2013, 62 clients have been served.

Quotes from clients include:
 
"You helped when I really needed it.  My self-esteem increased 100%."
 
"I would just like to say that the Best Foot Forward program was an overall amazing experience."
 
"The ladies were wonderful and made me feel more confident and comfortable."

From Metro Luteran Ministries:  "The program has exceeded our clients' expectations."