Greta Bradley's Little Black Dress Campaign

The Little Black Dress Campaign is a poverty awareness event led by United Way's Women United. During the week of the Little Black Dress campaign, we will be wearing one black outfit to illustrate the effects poverty can have on one’s access to resources, confidence, and ability to obtain employment, while raising funds for women and children in our community.
Goal $ 500.00
0% towards our goal
$ 0.00 raised

I am participating in the Little Black Dress Campaign to raise awareness of poverty in our communities. I feel very strongly that each person can find it within themselves to help by sharing, participating and/or donating to help with these issues. I was blown away by these facts about our community.

  • One in five people living in Bismarck-Mandan do not have enough money to meet their basic needs. That means they're  <200% of the poverty level.
  • Every student who does not complete high school costs our society an estimated $260,000 in lost earnings, taxes and productivity.
  • Only 35 percent of youth in Bismarck-Mandan feel they have a positive adult role model.