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August 1st, 2016

Featured Volunteer: Valerie Tachtiris

Programs facilitated: Media Lit, Work it Out, & Redefining Beauty Valerie joined Girls Inc. in 2014 and has impacted girls ages 6-14 by leading our girl-focused programs. As we are getting ready to start the 2016/2016 school year, volunteers like Valerie can be counted on to help us spread our mission to girls across the […]

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July 28th, 2016

Four Indy Women Lead

To a crowd of nearly 600 people, the first of four 2016 Touchstone Honorees emphasized the importance of perseverance: “To obtain one’s goal is not always easy. There are landmines along the way. It takes grit, passion, and an I-can-do-anything drive” (Jane Fortune). The 2016 Touchstone Awards luncheon was held on July 7 at the […]

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July 28th, 2016

Summer Camp Left Our Girls Feeling Inspired

The first week of July marked the end of another successful year of summer camp. Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis understands the importance of keeping girls engaged when school is out of session. That’s why we provide strong, smart, and bold programming all year round. In fact, this year we were able to engage 81 […]

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July 28th, 2016

Girls Inc. Loves Ice Cream

One scoop. Two scoop. Red scoop. Blue scoop. With all the toppings at the American Dairy Association’s 27th Annual Ice Cream Social, no wonder we sold over 2,400 sundaes on Monument Circle! On July 8, 2016, the American Dairy Association (ADA) celebrated National Ice Cream month by pitching tents and scooping Edy’s Slow Churned Light […]

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June 30th, 2016

Featured Volunteer: We Need More!

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

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

“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

Meet a 2016 Touchstone Honoree

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

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 6th, 2016

Featured Volunteer: Susan Oliver, Salesforce

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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