she•ro /sheer-oh/ (n): a strong, confident, motivated young woman dedicated to volunteerism, philanthropy and leadership in order to benefit her community
Sheroes Young Women’s Philanthropy Institute is comprised of high school girls who aspire to become leaders in the community through volunteerism and philanthropy.

Topics covered

  • finding commonalities within the group and community
  • where to get involved volunteering in the community
  • women’s-centered issues
  • poverty/homelessness
  • reflecting on philanthropy


  • planning the group goals for the year
  • interactive activities that bring awareness to social issues and thoughtful discussion
  • service projects – nursing homes, local non-profits who work with youth & animals,
  • facilitate the Young Women’s Resource Center programming and events

Age group

High school girls (9th-12th grades)

Time & day

Every other Wednesday – group will start on Wednesday, September 7, 2015

To apply, please fill out the appropriate application below and follow instructions within the application. Have questions? Call Tara at the YWRC – 244-4901.

New Sheroes Application (if you have not been a Shero before)
Returning Sheroes Application (if you were a Shero for the 2015-2016 school year)


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