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August 22nd, 2017

The Girls Get Technical at Microsoft

During SMART week of summer camp, the C girls (12-14 year-olds) took a field trip to the Microsoft Store, located at  Keystone at the Crossing. At the store, they were able to participate in two different programs. The first was working with the tablets to create animated characters. The girls really got into the creation […]

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August 15th, 2017

Featured Volunteer for September

Featured Volunteer: Learaina Durbin Programs facilitated: Work It Out, Redefining Beauty, Media Lit 1) How did you learn about Girls Inc.? I learned about Girls Inc. through a Corporate Lunch and Learn at Genesys. 2) Why did you choose to volunteer with Girls Inc.? The mission of Girls Inc attracted me on a personal level. It’s […]

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August 1st, 2017

Comprehensive Programming Model

Since Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis transitioned from a center-based model to an outreach model in 2007, we’ve been focused on building up a strong network of program partners throughout the greater Indianapolis area in order to increase the number of girls who participate in Girls Inc. programs. Over the past few years, that focus […]

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August 1st, 2017

Kendra Scott

Thank you to everyone who attended our Kendra Scott event! As people shopped, they were able to donate 20% of their purchase to Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis! We appreciate all who came out to the event and supported us! Stay tuned for more events to come!

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July 25th, 2017

Thank you to our Summer Camp Sponsors

Thank you to First Internet Bank for sponsoring our Economic Literacy Carnival! Thank you to Walmart for being our summer camp snack sponsor! Also, thank you to Meridian Street United Methodist Church and Kiwanis International for being a sponsor of our 2017 Strong, Smart, Bold, and Inspired summer camps! To learn more about our 2017 Summer Camps click here.

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July 11th, 2017

Thank you to our Summer Camp Sponsors

Thank you to Lilly Endowment, Inc., OrthoIndy and the Central Indiana Community Foundation for being a sponsor of our 2017 Strong, Smart, Bold, and Inspired summer camps! Also, thank you to IU Health for being a sponsor for the Strong week of summer camp! To learn more about our 2017 Summer Camps click here.

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June 1st, 2017

Touchstone Awards Luncheon Sponsorship Recognition

We’re so thankful to have such amazing support from all of our sponsors. Each sponsor has played a great role in our funding for this fantastic event, and without them, there wouldn’t be Touchstone Awards. This year, we’d like to say “Thank you,” to our ADVOCATE Sponsor: Bright Ideas in Broad Ripple, Inc. “Thank you,” […]

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February 9th, 2017

Featured Supporter: Robert and Toni Bader Charitable Foundation

Girls Inc. is grateful to the Robert and Toni Bader Charitable Foundation for supporting our Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) program! With their gift, we are helping the next generation of girls become our community’s leaders. Leadership is not a top priority for girls. According to a Girl Scout Research Institute survey (2014), only two […]

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February 7th, 2017

National Inventor’s Day

Every year at Summer Camp, girls develop their own businesses for the Economic Literacy Carnival. They develop a business plan and staff purchases materials for the businesses. Oftentimes they decide on nail painting, bracelet making, or snacks bars. However, one year at summer camp, one girl’s business stood out from the others. Serena* has attended […]

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January 27th, 2017

Featured Supporter: Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, Inc.

According to the “Having it All: Girls & Financial Literacy” report from Girl Scout Research Institute, only half of girls feel confident making financial decisions, but only twelve percent consider themselves very confident. However, nine in ten girls believe it is important for them to learn how to manage money and eighty-seven percent believe setting […]

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