News and Events

February 22nd, 2018

YWIL Attends a Conversation with Michelle Obama

Maggie Butchko

Girls Inc. is happy to share that members of our Young Women in Leadership program were able to attend the Moderated Conversation with Michelle Obama that took place in Indianapolis last week. We’ve asked two of the girls to share their thoughts on the experience:               “Seeing Michelle Obama […]

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February 15th, 2018

Girls Inc. Debuts New Volunteer Portal

Maggie Butchko

We have launched a new volunteer portal which will serve as an online community and a 24/7 link to Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis. This portal has easier and more visible access for the convenience of our volunteers. Current or prospective volunteers can access it by clicking the red ‘Volunteer Portal Log In’ button available on the home […]

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February 8th, 2018

A Fond Farewell From Pat Wachtel

Maggie Butchko

*Blog written by Pat Wachtel As I complete my time as CEO of Girls Inc. Of Greater Indianapolis, I leave you with my top 10 lessons learned from the past 11 years: In the non-profit world, there is no substitute for loving the mission! Never underestimate the power of girls. Ten-year-old campers Courtney and Jordan […]

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February 6th, 2018

Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis Welcomes Three New Board Members

Maggie Butchko

Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis would like to welcome three new members to our Board of Directors: Joan Lonnemann, James Keough, and Kimberly. Read below to get to know more about these individuals and their time spent serving the Indianapolis community: Joan Lonnemann What makes you strong, smart, and bold? “I have to give credit […]

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February 6th, 2018

A Fond Farewell from Pat Wachtel

Maggie Butchko

*Blog written by Pat Wachtel   As I complete my time as CEO of Girls Inc. Of Greater Indianapolis, I leave you with my top 10 lessons learned from the past 11 years: In the non-profit world, there is no substitute for loving the mission! Never underestimate the power of girls. Ten-year-old campers Courtney and […]

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February 1st, 2018

Four Famous Female Advocates for Civil Rights

Maggie Butchko

Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis is celebrating Black History Month by honoring influential black women throughout history. Read below to see how each of these strong women influenced movements throughout history. Daisy Bates Bates was a journalist and activist from Little Rock, Arkansas, who assisted with the desegregation of schools in the city. While most well-known […]

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