We are proud to offer multiple experiences for our girls to further enhance their experience in the Girls’ Circles program.
We are always on the lookout for opportunities to further connect our girls with the community. We want to provide them with educational enhancements as well as to engage them in cultural experiences that challenges them to think beyond mainstream media messages. We build our Field Trips into experiences that help our girls transform their dreams into their vision of their future.
During the 2015-2016 school year, 80 girls went to SUNYA to see ...
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 ...
"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 . . .
Back-to-school time is the perfect time to get started as a muse with us!
We've scheduled a Muse Orientation for . . .
We recently asked Muses about their experiences over the previous year. Here's what some of them said:
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org), Karen (email@example.com), or Gwynne (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please register by Sept.8th.
To see (and share!) our Facebook event, click here.
Current muses, prospective muses, ...
At our first Girls Day Out event, one of the girls wrote this poem: