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 Night, Fun in the Sun and the YWRC Gala (formerly known as Sit On It!).
Save the date: Monday, October 7, 2019. Thank you to everyone who joined us on Monday, October 1st, 2018 at Centro or Django Restaurants. Local celebrities and experienced servers treated guests to an evening of food, fun and fundraising. Save the date for our 2019 edition: Monday, October 7.
Save the date: Saturday, April 18, 2020. Thank you to everyone who joined us for the YWRC Gala Saturday, April 13th, 2019! The Gala is a fun, meaningful way to show support for girls and young women throughout Greater Des Moines while spending time with your fellow community members. The evening includes a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions, wine pull and program.
Fun in the Sun
The Young Empowerment Partnership of the YWRC hosted the 6th Annual Fun in the Sun event at Jasper Winery on Sunday, June 24th, 2018. Guests of all ages enjoyed lawn games, live music, raffle, refreshments and more as we kicked off summer!
PCWA Basket Auction
The Polk County Women Attorneys (PCWA) hosted the 17th annual Basket Auction, a fundraiser to benefit the YWRC, on Thursday, October 18, 2018. PCWA is a professional networking organization of female attorneys in Polk County, Iowa that began as a mentoring group for new attorneys and has evolved into a lifelong association.