Uniform Advantage and Chef Uniforms celebrate LGBTQ during Pride Month | New

Uniform Advantage, a multi-channel retailer of uniforms for the medical and hospitality industries, and Chef Uniforms, a multi-channel retailer of chef apparel, footwear and accessories, celebrate LGBTQ during Pride Month

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida., June 242022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Uniform Advantage (UA), a multichannel retailer of uniforms for the medical and hospitality industries, and its sister company Chef Uniforms (CU), a multichannel retailer of chef apparel, footwear and accessories, are celebrating Pride month, a time to celebrate LGBTQ+ friends, family and colleagues around the world.

UA and CU have added three new Pride flag embroidery options to their stock designs for all customers to add to their medical scrubs, lab coats, chef coats and shirts. Additionally, UA/CU created Pride logo pins and made them available to employees at all company locations.

UA/CU also donated a total of $20,000 at the Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and mental health organization for LGBTQ youth.

“The past two years have been difficult for many, but the uncertainty and isolation have proven particularly difficult for young people. Our role in supporting the health communities and leaders has made us all acutely aware of the urgent need mental health services,” said Chief Uniform Advantage/Chef Uniforms, Susan Masimore.

For more than 20 years, The Trevor Project has provided free, confidential mental health services to LGBTQ youth nationwide, including the world’s largest safe space social networking site. The goal is simple: save lives.

According to the Trevor Project’s 2022 survey of 34,000 LGBTQ youth across United States:

  • 60% of LGBTQ youth who wanted mental health care in the past year couldn’t get it
  • 45% of LGBTQ youth have seriously considered attempting suicide in the past year
  • LGBTQ youth who live in LGBTQ-accepting communities reported significantly lower rates of suicide attempts

“The Trevor Project is doing vital, vital work on behalf of vulnerable young people,” Masimore said. “We at Uniform Advantage and Chef Uniforms are happy and proud to support his mission.

About the Uniform Advantage

Uniform Advantage has stood for style, quality, and most importantly, customer satisfaction for over 30 years. As the first division of UA Brands, the chain was launched with a single South Florida store in 1985. Today, the company operates 29 outlets in key markets across the United States; the e-commerce and printed catalog divisions; Additionally, designs and manufactures its own exclusive lines of healthcare apparel. The head office of the company is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with a distribution center nearby Atlanta, Georgia. Learn more at http://www.UniformAdvantage.com or by calling 800-283-8708.

About Chef Uniforms

Situated at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, ChefUniforms.com is an industry leader in the production and distribution of high quality culinary and hospitality apparel worldwide. Chef Uniforms offers high quality, affordable prices and lasting value. For more information, please visit http://www.chefuniforms.com.

Media Contact

Nathalie RiveraUniform Advantage, 954-626-2100, [email protected]

SOURCE Uniform Advantage

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