Community members joined on May 4th for a 'Cheers Party' in support and celebration of the YWRC.
Every girl deserves a life of possibilities.                    ´╗┐June 2017
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Sky Holmes has been active in Empowerment Afterschool groups, Empowerment Workshop, Back to School Bash and Sheroes – a philanthropy-driven high school group.
It was our honor to present Sky with the Woman of Worth (WOW) award in April at our Sit On It! event for her strength of self, dedication to uplifting others and pursuit of ongoing knowledge. Congratulations, Sky!
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Sunday, June 25, 2017  |  2 - 4 p.m.
Jasper Winery  |  2400 George Flagg Pkwy
Join the Young Empowerment Partnership for this fun, all-ages kick off to summer! The afternoon will include lawn games, live music, appetizers, beverages, cash bar featuring Jasper Winery's famous sangria and raffle prizes each worth $100 or more. Attire is summer casual.  

Proceeds will benefit the YWRC's summer programming for girls going into 6th grade through high school throughout Greater Des Moines.
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Friday, August 18th  |  5:30 - 8 p.m.
Girls and young women going into 5th - 12th grades are invited to celebrate the start of a new school year at our Fearless Feminist Festival! The evening will be full of workshops, discussions, food and music by DJ Suffrage, DJ Femme Mystique and Susan DJ Anthony.
This program is free and open to all 5th - 12th grade girls. Transportation is provided (within a seven mile radius) and space is limited. Return this completed registration form or call 515.244.4901 to request a form.  
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Volunteers are a crucial part of the YWRC's success. Consider volunteering your time and talent in one of these areas:
  • Donate sack lunches for summer programs
  • Data entry
  • Item donation sorting
  • Van cleaning
  • Diaper closet organization
  • Food pantry sorting 
Interested? Email Sarah Mowitz or call our office at 515-244-4901 to sign up or find out more.
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