Helping Hands: Young Women's Resource Center Supply Drive
In honor of Women's History Month, the Library will be taking supply donations for the Young Women's Resource Center (YWRC) this March.
YWRC serves girls and young women ages 10-24 throughout Greater Des Moines, offering two branches of services – Empowerment and Young Moms – to better serve the members of our community throughout various stages of life.The YWRC'S goal is to help girls and young women become strong, self-confident and successful – utilizing education and support to create a safe place where they experience acceptance, compassion, knowledge, and commitment. You can learn more about the YWRC and their services here: ywrc.org
Needed items include:
- Unscented baby wipes
- Full-size deodorant
- Size 7 diapers and pull-ups
- Full-size shampoo and conditioner for curly, kinky, coiled hair
- Full-size body wash
- Full-size toothpaste
- Laundry detergent
- Lip balm/chapstick
- Menstrual (unscented) pads and discs
- New teethers for babies
Please note: Travel-size personal care items and items that are not on this list will NOT be accepted.
All donations can be dropped off at the Library's front desk.