November 15, 2010 13:00 ET

ANYI LU Partners With Dress for Success San Francisco by Donating $7,500 in Shoes

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 15, 2010) - ANYI LU International, couture comfort footwear for women, today announced that they will donate more than $7,500 worth of shoes to Dress for Success San Francisco, a local affiliate to Dress for Success Worldwide, the international nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of women through career development services that increase self-sufficiency.

ANYI LU will donate the shoes to Dress for Success San Francisco over the course of a year. Additionally, ANYI LU will donate shoes for an upcoming holiday event, Give the Gift of Success, on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Hotel Monaco in San Francisco.

"We are thrilled to partner with Dress for Success. It's a privilege to provide assistance to the women of San Francisco," said Anyi Lu, founder and designer of the eponymous footwear company. "While searching for a job it is important to have clothing and accessories that will withstand repeated and long term wear as well as lend confidence. It's my hope that by offering women footwear that is beautiful, comfortable and supportive, they are better poised to achieve success."

"Dress for Success San Francisco is fortunate to partner with ANYI LU," said Renée Surcouf, Executive Director of Dress for Success San Francisco. "Returning to the workforce can be overwhelming for anyone. It is our goal to support these courageous women with attractive attire that will make them feel good about themselves when going on an interview or starting a new job."

About ANYI LU, International:  
Founded in 2005, ANYI LU, based in Tiburon, CA, has a patent-pending shoe construction to achieve superior fit, support and flexibility. ANYI LU shoes are sold in Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's and fine boutiques across North America. Anyi Lu is a recent winner of a 2010 San Francisco Woman Entrepreneur of the Year from the Women's Initiative. For more information, visit

About Dress for Success San Francisco:
Dress for Success Worldwide has assisted over 550,000 women since 1997 with 106 affiliates in nine countries. Dress for Success San Francisco provides a four part program at no cost to the client including the Suiting Program, Career Center, Breakfast Club and the Professional Women's Group, an employment retention program. For more information regarding clothing donations and upcoming events, please visit or call (415) 362-0034.

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