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April 2nd, 2014

Featured Volunteer: Michelle Henderson

Three years ago, in March of 2011, Michelle Henderson joined our volunteer team. Since then, she has led eleven of our six-week programs! Not only has Michelle demonstrated time and again her enthusiasm for the Girls Inc. mission, but her bubbly personality and positive outlook on life is contagious. She shines while working with the […]

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April 1st, 2014

Featured Supporter: 3M Foundation

Thanks to the generosity of 3M, more girls will have opportunities to discover their inner scientist or engineer this summer! Girls Inc. is thrilled to have a $5,000 grant from 3Mgives to help deliver Girls Inc. Operation SMART® (Science, Math and Relevant Technology) programs. Operation SMART engages girls in relevant, hands-on experiments in science, technology, […]

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March 3rd, 2014

Featured Volunteers: Ashleih Cheshire and Amber LaRue

This winter Ashleih Cheshire and Amber LaRue teamed up to lead their seventh and fourth programs, respectively. Ashleih and Amber met in college and remained friends even after starting their own families and careers. Individually, they exemplify what it means to be strong, smart, and bold women. As a volunteer team they model great team-work […]

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March 3rd, 2014

Featured Supporter: Junior League

 Girls Inc. is delighted to partner with the Junior League of Indianapolis (JLI) to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold! A $15,000 grant is just the most recent contribution in JLI’s long history of support. Junior League continues to make our work possible with many members who generously give of their time […]

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February 12th, 2014

Why Girls Love Girls Inc.

We want to share the love this Valentine’s Day. The girls in our Work It Out programs spend six weeks working to become stronger in friendship skills and learning to deal with difficulties in friendships. At the end of the program, they share what they feel is the most important thing they learned. These are […]

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February 12th, 2014

Inside Look: Becoming Your Own Friend First

Each month this year we will feature an inside look into what Girls Inc. programs look like for the girls participating. You know that we work with girls to help them develop healthy body image, learn to manage conflict in friendships, become savvy and critical consumers of media, and so much more. But unless you […]

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February 12th, 2014

Featured Volunteer Partnership: IU School of Nursing

Every school year, Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis has the pleasure of partnering with great local groups and corporate organizations to serve girls together. The impact is magnified when an organization or group comes back year after year to aid in our efforts to empower girls to be strong, smart, & bold. With the help […]

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February 12th, 2014

Featured Supporter: Circle of Sisterhood Foundation

In the Girls Inc. Economic Literacy program, girls learn about money management and practice skills that will help them take control of their financial future. The program also encourages girls to consider the level of education they will need to achieve their personal and financial goals. Charleigh, age 10, discovered that being financially self-sufficient means […]

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February 12th, 2014

Girls Inc. Partners with Comcast, Dungy Family Foundation

At Girls Inc., we know that Internet access is an important tool for success in school. We’re proud to partner with the Dungy Family Foundation and Comcast to help bridge the digital divide. (The Dungy Family Foundation includes our wonderful Touchstone Honoree Dr. Lauren Dungy-Poythress and her brother Tony Dungy.) Comcast’s Internet Essentials program helps […]

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January 17th, 2014

New Strategic Plan Sets the Pace for 2014

It’s a new year, and Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis has a new strategic plan to go with it! We’ve had great success with the plan our board developed for 2010-2013, and we’re already hard at work on new goals and challenges for the coming year. Over the last three years, we’ve focused on expansion […]

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