Become A Muse

WANTED:  WOMEN who CARE about GIRLS and their FUTURE Do you care about supporting girls and encouraging their healthy development? Are you flexible, a team player, able to listen and learn from others, able to laugh easily? Would you volunteer a couple of hours a week to support middle school girls in Schenectady? Become a muse and join other dedicated, warm-hearted women to co-lead a Girls’ Circle of 6-10 middle school girls in Schenectady. Volunteer muses are involved: To make a connection with and encourage the girls To listen and value the ...

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2015-2016 Slideshow from Celebration Dinner


Community Recognition

"The Schenectady Foundation sees the Working Group on Girls of Schenectady, Inc. (WGGS) as a critical investment for girls in our community who often come from extremely challenging backgrounds. It gives them hope, self-confidence and support to see that . . .

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Become a Muse for 2016-2017

Back-to-school time is the perfect time to get started as a muse with us! We've scheduled a Muse Orientation for . . .

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Muse Feedback following the 2015-2016 School Year

We recently asked Muses about their experiences over the previous year. Here's what some of them said:

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Upcoming Events

Circles of Support Fundraiser Honorary Co-Chairs David & Andrea Golub invite you to attend the Circles of Support Celebration, a benefit for the Working Group on Girls of Schenectady, Inc. Light hors d'oeuvres, 2016 Roots & Wings Awards, Beer & Wine Bar, Basket Raffle. $60 ticket. For questions or reservations, please contact Pauline (paulinekinsella3@aol.com), Karen (kdraper48@aol.com), or Gwynne (gdelong528@aol.com). Please register by Sept.8th. To see (and share!) our Facebook event, click here. Muse Orientation Current muses, prospective muses, ...

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Spotlight On Girls – Poem

At our first Girls Day Out event, one of the girls wrote this poem:

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