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February 26th, 2015

Girls Inc. Welcomes New Board Members

With the start of the new year, the Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis board of directors is pleased to welcome five newly elected members who are beginning three-year terms and an intern: Lori Ball Lori is Chief Operating Officer at BioStorage Technologies, Inc., with a Master of Arts in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University and […]

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February 26th, 2015

Spoiler Alert! Summer Camp 2015 Sneak Peak

Preparations for this year’s Strong, Smart, and Bold Summer Camp are well underway, and it’s shaping up to be our best summer camp yet. Our one-of-a-kind day camp inspires girls ages 6-14 by challenging them to think in new, more positive ways, take risks, learn new skills, and be their most bold, adventurous selves! Girls […]

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February 26th, 2015

Be an All-Star for Girls Inc.

We are excited to announce we have been chosen from over 200 nonprofits to participate in Brackets for Good. The competition works just like the NCAA bracket does during March Madness. Each week, we will be paired with another central Indiana nonprofit to face off in a competition to see who can raise the most […]

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February 26th, 2015

Featured Supporter: Hoover Family Foundation

Thanks to the generosity of the Hoover Family Foundation, greater Indianapolis girls will have a chance to foster self-sufficiency and improve their quality of life. Girls Inc. is thrilled to have a $10,000 grant from Hoover to help deliver both Strong, Healthy Relationships and Bold, Empowered Girls programming. Our Strong programs address the challenges girls may […]

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February 26th, 2015

Featured Volunteer Pair: Johnna McCowen and Samantha George

Something magical always happen when two volunteers get paired with each other and it just works. This is no different for our awesome volunteer pair Johnna McCowen and Samantha George. This winter cycle the two are leading their 5th and 3rd program, respectfully. Johnna and Samantha were paired together when Johnna signed up to lead […]

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January 30th, 2015

Girls Share What Makes a Good Friend

This Valentine’s Day, we want to share some advice from the girls in our Work It Out programs. The girls in these programs work to become stronger in friendship skills as well as learn to deal with difficulties in their friendships. At the end of the program, they share what they feel is the most […]

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January 30th, 2015

Brackets for Good Indianapolis Selects Girls Inc.

We are proud to announce that we were selected to participate in Brackets for Good Indianapolis! Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis was selected along with 63 other nonprofit organizations from over 100 applications that were submitted. Brackets for Good began in 2011 when Butler University’s men’s basketball team made it to their second national championship game. […]

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January 30th, 2015

Dove Promotes Body Confidence

The new Dove “Love Your Curls” campaign is about embracing all different kinds of beauty. A survey of 859 women revealed that only ten percent of respondents believed their hair was beautiful. Dove also found that only four out of ten girls feel that their naturally curly hair is beautiful. The girls featured discuss their negative feelings about their hair, with some saying, […]

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January 30th, 2015

Featured Volunteer: Brittani Caddell

Since participating in her first program in January 2014, Brittani Caddell has signed up for every program cycle and we couldn’t be happier that she is leading her fifth program with us this winter! Always dependable, thoughtful, and determined, she has been an exceptional role model for all Girls Inc. girls. What have you enjoyed […]

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January 30th, 2015

Featured Supporter:TCU

      Girls Inc. Smart programs help girls increase their financial knowledge, explore their educational and career options, and participate in hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) activities. Smart programs include: Girls Inc. Economic Literacy® Economic Literacy uses hands-on projects or experiences to help girls understand financial concepts and prepares them to be […]

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