Buy fashion, give women a hand up The Rose Garden resale shop carries vintage batik, designer accessories and the occasional Chanel suit. But that’s not all. There also is an entire room dedicated to home décor: lamps, art, knickknacks, rugs, blankets, vases, handmade candles. The Rose Garden is a locally owned boutique and a good…Details
Hillcrest House & AIDS Services of Dallas – Where Extra Produce Is Donated One of the things we love about the community that is Urban Acres is how everyone’s efforts combine to give a gift to the community. Together, we are a voice shouting over the din of this big city that knowing where your…Details
Kelly Wiley, who owns the Rose Garden upscale retail store, says she’s always been the type to open her home to others. But about a decade ago, helping formerly incarcerated women became the 51-year-old’s life work. From our March 2011 issue.
The Rose Garden in Dallas‘ Bishop Arts District isn’t your average consignment store. Started in 2004 to support the 2000 Roses Foundation — a residence center focused on the needs of women re-entering society and the workplace after incarceration — Rose Garden does more than simply resell and rework donated clothing. Now, they are making their own in-house…Details
When 2000 Roses co-founders Kelly Wiley and Alonzo Harris first visited The Delancey Street Foundation in San Francisco in 2001, they immediately caught the vision of this incredible organization. “We saw lives changing through the efforts of someone who simply believed in the possibility of people — regardless of where they’d been,” said Harris.