News and Events

October 31st, 2017

Volunteer Portal Opens Dec. 1st

Maggie Butchko

Our winter programs will take place January 16th to March 16th. That may seem far off, but with the holiday rush, they will be starting before you know it! We need over 150 volunteers to lead our winter programs. If you are a current volunteer, our portal will be ‘live’ from Friday, December 1st to Friday, […]

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October 31st, 2017

November’s Featured Volunteer

Maggie Butchko

Name: Megan Young Programs facilitated: 8 1. How did you learn about Girls Inc.? F.A. Wilhelm Construction has been a long-time supporter of Girls Inc. and has been a Touchstone Awards sponsor over the years. In 2014, I attended the luncheon, immediately bought into the mission, and got plugged in. 2. Why did you choose […]

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October 25th, 2017

Strong, Smart, and Bold Halloween Costume Ideas

Maggie Butchko

There’s a lot of pressure every Halloween to pick the perfect costume. It should be creative, but not too hard to pull together, something fun, but recognizable. What if your costume was also strong, smart, and bold? What if you dressed up as a woman who inspires you, whether fictional or not? If this sounds […]

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October 19th, 2017

Meet Our New VP of Development & PR, Madeleine Smith!

Maggie Butchko

1. What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? My role is that of Vice President of Development and Public Relations. As such I will oversee all fundraising, communications, and marketing functions for Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis. 2. What about the Girls Inc. mission appeals to you? While there are certainly […]

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October 10th, 2017

Halfway Point

Maggie Butchko

I can’t believe my time here at Girls Inc. is already half over! When I first applied for the Girls Inc. PR Internship, I knew I would enjoy my time at this organization, but I had no idea how much I would truly love it. I started here knowing I wanted to have an internship […]

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October 4th, 2017

YWIL is Starting Strong

Maggie Butchko

The Young Women in Leadership program kicked off with lots of laughs this year, when we took part in an energizing team building event in the first meeting. We partnered with the local improvisational group IndyProv, who facilitated a series of unconventional activities which made the girls think outside the box and step outside of […]

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October 3rd, 2017

Why “Work It Out” Works for Girls

Maggie Butchko

Did you know: In 2015, 24% of American school-age girls said they had been bullied in school (New York Post). 41% of girls experience cyber bullying at some point in their lives, compared to 28% of boys (TeenSafe 2016). 83% of cyber bullying victims felt that the bullying hurt their self esteem (TeenSafe 2016). The Girls […]

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October 2nd, 2017

Become a Girls Inc. Volunteer

Maggie Butchko

By volunteering at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, not only are you signing up for a chance to change the lives of girls in your community, you are also beginning a process that could change your own life as well! So what do you need to know so you can begin your time as a […]

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