TechGYRLS

TechGYRLS program their Lego Robotic to perform tasks.

TechGYRLS is an after school program that gives girls in elementary and middle school a chance for hands on exploration of graphic arts, web design, animation, and robotics in a mentoring environment. The purpose of the program is to teach girls technical skills early in life in order to help alleviate future barriers to gender-oriented professions and self-sufficiency.

For more information on TechGYRLS, click here.


Teen WAND Program

The Teen WAND program is an empowerment program for high school girls.


LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of the Lehigh Valley

Young girls holding hands

Teaches girls ages 7-17 the game of golf and helps to build lifelong skills such as etiquette and discipline. The program is designed to boost confidence and character through the help of mentors. The goal of Girls Golf is to help girls and young women build self-esteem early in life so they are successful as adult women.

For more information on Girls Golf, click here.


Prom Dress Day

Prom Dress Day is an annual event held by the YWCA of Bethlehem. Local area high school juniors and seniors receive gently-used prom gowns and accessories to offset the cost of attending prom. Cost to attend is $5.00 for gown and accessories with refund if no dress is found.

Our 2014 annual Prom Dress Day event was held on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the State Theatre in Easton, PA. It was our most successful Prom Dress Day with 186 young women shopping for gowns.  For more information on the 2015 event, to join our committee or become a volunteer, please call Lynn Harrison, Director of Empowerment Center and Development, at (610) 867-4669 x 104.

Thanks you to our SPONSORS and VOLUNTEERS for making this a very successful event!

Accessories, such as shoes, are available for the girls.

Girls choose from a variety of gowns.

Seamstresses are on staff to help girls get the right fit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you’s from past participants include: