Circles of Support Online Auction 2020

Congratulations to our first Helga Schroeter Scholarship Recipient, Myauta Ponzo!

You may remember Myauta, the Steinmetz Career & Leadership Academy student who spoke at our last Circles of Support about her experience with Girls' Circles. We're so excited to support her as she takes her next step in her educational journey! Myauta plans to attend SCCC this fall to pursue a degree in psychology and become a therapist. In Myauta's words. . . "Girls' Circle has helped me in more ways than I can even express. First, it has introduced me to three amazing women in my life who have exposed me to things that I would not have had the opportunity to ...

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Save the Date: Online Auction 2020

BBQ Fundraiser August 28th

Connecting to Our Girls While We’re Apart

We're all sad that in-school learning has ended for the school year due to Covid-19. We know that our community has many needs, including keeping everyone safe and healthy, ensuring that all of our families receive adequate food and pantry goods, maintaining as much academic learning as is feasible at this time, and coping with the stress and anxiety of this unprecedented time. While WGGS is supporting many of these new, short-term efforts to cope with the pandemic, our core values and mission are the same. That means that we're continuing, as always, to seek to ...

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Laura LaFontaine created a new MUSELETTER to help keep muses up-to-date on what's happening with WGGS. We thought you might like to take a look as well. Above is a sneak peek, or click this link to see the full newsletter: JANUARY 2020 MUSELETTER.  

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Shop2gether with WGGS & Open Door!

This holiday season, The Open Door Bookstore is offering a unique fundraising opportunity for Working Group on Girls of Schenectady, Inc. (WGGS).  Shop2gether is a partnership that gives our volunteers, donors and friends a personal shopping experience. This also allows Open Door to give back to the community they love by returning 15% of all purchases to WGGS.  On Monday, December 9th from 5:00 to 7:30 pm, staff members at Open Door will be available to tell you about favorite books and gifts this season.  WGGS will receive a 15% donation on your ...

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Girls’ Day Out 2019

We had such a wonderful time at our 11th annual Girls' Day Out! Many thanks to Cathy Snyder to putting together this slideshow.

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Circles of Support Fundraiser 2019

We're pleased to announce that Dr. Steady Moono and Mrs. Kelly Moono will be honorary chairs for our Circles of Support Celebration fundraiser.  We'll be gathering on Thursday, October 3, from 5:30-7:30 pm a the Mohawk Golf Club, and we'd love to have you join us! We'll have hors d'oeuvres, a wine & beer bar, and wonderful gift baskets to raffle. We'll also be honoring our 2019 Roots & Wings Award recipients: Hemavattie Ramtahal Muse and Workshop Leader ~and~ YWCA of Northeastern NY Community Leader and Partner  You can  view the Facebook event ...

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Spotlight on Girls: What Girls Say About Girls’ Circles

At our Celebration Dinner, some girls chose to complete phrases to tell us more about how Girls' Circles impacted them. Here are some responses.I would recommend joining a Girls' Circle because. . . It helps me see who my friends are and it helps me with problems I have in school!It helps open female's mindsIt's fun and motivatingIt's a good experience to see women come together to talk about our life and just communicate.  Even though I am shy and stuff that they have opened me up and I have become more comfortable with talking.It's a fun and family-like group of ...

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