News and Events

June 30th, 2016

Featured Volunteer: We Need More!

Hazel Owens

Volunteers it’s almost time! Back to school is quickly approaching, and that means that Girls Inc. in-school and after school programming is near. We need your help in making this school year an amazing year for greater-Indianapolis girls! Starting July 8th, Girls Inc. will be signing trained volunteers up for our Fall I cycle of […]

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June 28th, 2016

Featured Supporter: Summer Camp Supporters

Girls Inc.

We teach our girls how to think – not what to think – and prepare them with the skills they need to grow into healthy, educated, and independent young women. We couldn’t do this without our generous summer camp supporters, so we’d like to extend a thank you to them all. We are grateful to […]

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June 27th, 2016

YWIL Graduation: Young Leaders Reflect

Girls Inc.

“It’s okay to change your mind. You are not going to be the same person going into college, coming out of it.” (Alahia, 2016 YWIL Graduate) And with that profound insight, we have finished our second year of the Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) program. On May 23, 2016, our YWIL girls graduated from the […]

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June 27th, 2016

Intern Update: Halfway Point

Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. has a special place in my heart. It’s the first place I volunteered long-term. It’s also the first place I started an office internship. As I navigate college as a liberal arts major, my professional life seems distant and far removed, but Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis has helped me contextualize my future. […]

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June 27th, 2016

Meet a 2016 Touchstone Honoree

Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. is pleased to announce 2016 Touchstone Awards  honoree, Rev. Jean Smith, who is both a community leader and retired priest in the Episcopal Church. Jane Fortune, Sally Herrholz, and Dr. Ora Pescovitz will also be honored during the awards luncheon and have been featured in the April, May, and June enewsletters leading up […]

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June 27th, 2016

Summer Camp Memories

Girls Inc.

Two weeks of summer camp have already come and gone, but the memories made so far are sure to last. Our girls have spent time at Conner Prairie, Delta Faucet, Eco Lab, Agape Therapeutic Riding Center, Eskenazi Sky Garden, and Indiana Landmarks. They’ve also spent time sewing pillows for Coburn Place and learning about nutrition […]

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June 20th, 2016

#StateOfWomen and Girls

Girls Inc.

“Until the birth of a daughter is celebrated as much as a son, we are not done!” (Jaha Dukureh). Hearing these words, I stopped typing. As my eyes welled up with tears, cheers reverberated in my headphones and throughout the room at the United State of Women Summit on June 14th. Tuesday mornings, I sit […]

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June 16th, 2016

First Summer Safety, Then Summer Fun

Girls Inc.

Sunburn. Dehydration. Overheating. Drowning. So many things can go wrong in the summer months. Learn how to beat the heat and stay safe on the water this season with some tips  from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.         Going to the pool, beach, or lake? Drownings are the leading cause  […]

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June 9th, 2016

Stick Together, Ladies.

Girls Inc.

I was in a biker gang. 12 years old, top dog of my elementary school, I raced down my neighborhood sidewalks. My garage-sale-purchased Schwinn glinted. Five other girls flanked behind me. We needed to meet our friend at her house to go to the park, but as we rounded the corner of her street one […]

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June 6th, 2016

Featured Volunteer: Susan Oliver, Salesforce

Hazel Owens

Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis has partnered with some amazing organizations over the years to help us in our mission of inspiring all girls to be strong,  smart,  and bold! Salesforce is one of those amazing organizations! Since 2013, Salesforce employees (especially those apart of the Women’s Inspiration Network) have come alongside in many volunteering opportunities: […]

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