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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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May 31st, 2016

Featured Supporter: Comcast Foundation

As the second year of our Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) program wraps up, Girls Inc. is thankful to Comcast Foundation for supporting this school year’s program. Comcast Foundation has generously supported the first two years of YWIL, a leadership program that exposes girls to traditional Girls Inc. curriculum and allows them to interact with […]

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May 31st, 2016

YWIL Leads at Agape

Our Young Women in Leadership  (YWIL) program encourages young women to seek male-dominated leadership roles, further their education, develop skills to promote career readiness and understand the need for financial independence. To further promote their leadership development, the YWIL girls went on a trip to the Agape Therapeutic Riding Center in Cicero, Indiana on April […]

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May 31st, 2016

Summer Camp Kickoff

Our summer camp  starts next week on June 13th, and we couldn’t be more excited to serve the girls of Indianapolis during our four week programming. Each year we offer a safe and friendly space for parents and guardians to send their girls for summer camp, and this year is sure to be just as […]

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May 31st, 2016

Meet a 2016 Touchstone Honoree

Girls Inc. is pleased to announce 2016 Touchstone Awards  honoree, Dr. Ora Pescovitz, who is a renowned pediatric endocrinologist and researcher. Jane Fortune, Sally Herrholz, and Rev. Jean Smith will also be honored during the awards luncheon and will be featured in enewsletters leading up to the event. As a physician, Dr. Pescovitz believes there is […]

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