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October 6th, 2014

Spotlight: JPMorgan Chase Good Works Volunteers

  We absolutely love our long-lasting volunteer partnerships! Long-term volunteer partners like JPMorgan Chase Good Works Volunteers play a huge role in carrying out our mission to serve Greater Indianapolis girls. As the relationship with Chase has evolved, the company has developed a strong presence supporting our volunteer efforts. Approximately 26 Chase volunteers have donated […]

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October 6th, 2014

Featured Supporter: Lilly Endowment, Inc.

Girls Inc. “Strong, Healthy Relationships” programs teach girls how to handle the various challenges associated with friendships, bullying, self-esteem, puberty, and peer pressure. The Strong program suite including Work it Out and Girls Inc. Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy® have been sponsored by a three-year, $300,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. since April 2013. This funding from […]

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October 6th, 2014

Girls Inc. Annual Meeting Tonight

Join us tonight for our fourth Annual Meeting! We’re celebrating all that our supporters, volunteers, and community partners have helped us achieve for Greater Indianapolis girls. The event will be held from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. tonight in the WFYI Reuben Room, 1630 N. Meridian St. in Indianapolis. Featured speakers will include stand-out Girls Inc. […]

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October 6th, 2014

Girlfriends for Girls Inc. Kickoff

Share your love for Girls Inc. and help us recruit more amazing volunteers–join us as we kick off our annual “Girlfriends for Girls Inc.” volunteer recruitment campaign! The campaign officially begins tonight at our Annual Meeting and ends on Oct. 21st. We need your help to make it a success! You are our greatest advocates […]

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October 6th, 2014

Young Women in Leadership Starts This Month

Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis is thrilled to announce the kickoff of a new pilot program for high school girls—Young Women in Leadership (YWIL). This invitation-only program recognizes girls in grades 9 through 12 who have demonstrated exemplary leadership qualities. For the first year, 15 girls have been selected through nominations by six current high […]

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August 5th, 2014

Indianapolis Leaders Honored at Touchstone Awards

“Girls Inc. to me is a place where girls go to build upon themselves and be something better than they ever thought they could be,” Girls Inc. participant Zainabu, 13, told an audience of hundreds gathered at the JW Marriott. The 2014 “Imagination in Action” Touchstone Awards luncheon was held on July 10, and was […]

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August 5th, 2014

Summer Campers Explore Power of Imagination

More than 90 girls at this year’s “Just Imagine” Girls Inc. summer camp spent four weeks building friendships, broadening their horizons, developing new interests and strengthening their self-confidence. The first week of programming focused on the “Strong” in our mission statement, and featured activities related to health, nutrition, and athletic activity. Girls worked on sportsmanship […]

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August 4th, 2014

Featured Volunteer Pair: Judy Donner and Brittany Smith

Judy Donner and Brittany Smith began their volunteer experiences as strangers, but since pairing up have become one of our most dynamic, encouraging, and determined volunteer teams. Their passion for the mission, dedication to the girls, and their support for each other has allowed them to shine as role models for our girls and other […]

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August 4th, 2014

Featured Supporter — Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr. Memorial Foundation

Thanks to funding from supporters including Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr. Memorial Foundation, Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis is upgrading its technology in order to operate more efficiently and secure our long-term sustainability. In addition to renewing an $8,000 grant supporting our general operations and girl-empowering programming, this year the Noyes Foundation awarded Girls Inc. an […]

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August 4th, 2014

Money Magazine Features Girls Inc. “Money Heroes” Linda Hicks, Lisa Orr

Two Girls Inc. volunteers and board members gained national recognition for their work with Girls Inc. in the July issue of Money Magazine. Linda Hicks and Lisa Orr were chosen as “Money Heroes” for the state of Indiana in the annual Money Magazine list featuring one hero from each of the fifty states—or in our […]

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