Every girl deserves a life of possibilities.                            August 2016
Article ImagePlease join us in welcoming Marcia Bradley to the YWRC team!
Marcia joined our staff in July as a Mental Health Therapist. She has her master's degree in Art Therapy and specializes in incorporating creative techniques and forms of expression into trauma informed care.
We are excited for the new programs and services Marcia will soon begin.
Learn more about Marcia and her new role on our blog. 
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Louise Rosenfield Noun, leader of a group of visionary women who founded the YWRC, was passionate about the advancement of women and gender equality in social, legal and political realms.
We can’t help but wonder what her response would be to the historic event of the first female presidential nominee of a major United States political party. 
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Monday, September 26  |  5:30 and 8 p.m. 
7th Annual Celebrity Servers Night
Centro and Django restaurants in downtown Des Moines
Co-chaired by Jonathan Brendemuehl and Pat Schneider, this fun-filled night features local well-known community, business, media and government leaders as ‘Celebrity Servers’ who are paired with an experienced server to provide a uniquely delightful evening for guests.
Tickets are $40 per guest. More info.
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Donate items
Part of our Young Moms program includes ensuring young women receive the care they need to have a healthy pregnancy. This includes providing pre-natal vitamins when needed. Help make a difference in the lives of our young moms by donating pre-natal vitamins (unopened, minimum of 400 micrograms of folic acid, please). 
Questions? Contact Sarah via email or at 515.244.4901.
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 and role models.
Huffington Post, July 14, 2016
LiveScience, July 22, 2016
Lift IOWA, July 25, 2016
The Des Moines Register, July 31, 2016
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