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The Young Women’s Resource Center fills its calendar with events. With as many programs as we provide there’s always something going on that furthers our mission to support girls and young women in the community through engagement, learning and entertainment, including our three signature fundraisers: Celebrity Servers, Fun in the Sun and Sit On It!.

Celebrity Servers

Thank you to everyone who supported our 7th Annual Celebrity Servers Night on Monday, September 26, 2016  at Centro and Django! Local celebrities and experienced servers were our guests’  wait staff for an evening of food, fun and fundraising.

Save the date for the 8th Annual Celebrity Servers Night:
Monday, October 2, 2017 

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Sit On It!

Sit On It! is Des Moines’ premiere silent and live auction featuring unique pieces of art and furniture submitted by  Iowa artists. Join us for the 18th Annual Sit On It! on
Saturday, April 22, 2017 for a plated dinner, program and to bid on the wonderful items for both live and silent auctions.

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Fun in the Sun

The Young Empowerment Partnership of the YWRC held a fantastic 4th Annual Fun in the Sun event at Jasper Winery on  Sunday, June 12th, 2016. Guests of all ages enjoyed lawn games, live music, raffle, refreshments and more.

Save the date for the 5th Annual Fun in the Sun:
Sunday, June 25, 2017

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