In April, 5th graders used movement to create smoothies and 8th graders learned safe knife skills.
Every girl deserves a life of possibilities.                    ´╗┐May 2018
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We were excited to honor Ana with the Woman of Worth (WOW) award at the YWRC Gala in April.
"Ana is a perfect example of how strong and powerful young moms are. She has worked incredibly hard to be a fantastic mother and all around successful adult in our community."
Friday, May 4th, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Noce - Private event space
Join us for Mom's Night Out, one of our 40th Anniversary celebrations! This event is an opportunity for ALL adult YWRC supporters to come together to relax, play games, share stories and view the premiere of our Young Moms documentary-style video!
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Celebrate a mother or mentor in your life by making a gift in their honor this Mother's Day. 
Here's How:
  1. Go to our Donate Page online
  2. Enter the gift information
  3. In the 'Comment' box, include who you would like to honor and their contact information (so we can inform them of the honor)
  4. Click 'Donate Now'
An honor gift is a wonderful way to recognize a loved one, all while making an immediate impact benefiting the Young Women’s Resource Center. 
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40th Anniversary Volunteers
Interested in being part of our 40th Anniversary celebration? We'd love to have you join us! Volunteers may help with event preparation promotions, mailings and more.  
Ready to get involved? Contact Sarah Mowitz via email or by calling 515-244-4901 for more information or with any questions.
In Case You Missed It...
This section is dedicated to articles and news featuring topics such as self-esteem, empowerment, positive body image, young moms, gender-specific issues and role models.
A Guide to Non-binary Pronouns and Why They Matter, The Huffington Post, November 8, 2017
Is Your Body Appropriate to Wear to School, The New York Times, April 17, 2018

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