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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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July 11th, 2014

Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis Receives Matching Grant

Marianne Glick announced at the annual Girls Inc. Touchstone Awards luncheon on July 10 that The Glick Fund has chosen Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis as recipients of a generous $75,000 matching grant. The Glick Fund is a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation. All unrestricted gifts to Girls Inc. from new or lapsed donors, […]

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June 20th, 2014

Meet Touchstone Honoree Harriet Ivey

Girls Inc. is pleased to introduce Harriet Ivey as one of four distinguished women who will be honored at our 2014 “Imagination in Action” Touchstone Awards. Fellow honoree Debby Knox will be profiled in our next newsletter, and the profiles of honorees Beverly Mukes-Gaither and Dr. Lisa Harris can be read from our April and May enewsletters. Harriet Ivey served for 15 years as […]

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June 4th, 2014

Featured Supporter: Summer Youth Program Fund

This year’s “Just Imagine” summer camp will spark girls’ creativity and inspire them to pursue new possibilities. We could not offer four weeks of hands-on programs and exciting field trips without the generosity of our summer camp supporters. We are grateful for the longtime support of the Summer Youth Program Fund. The Summer Youth Program […]

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May 6th, 2014

Featured Volunteers: Bohlsen Group

At Girls Inc., we love partnering with corporate organizations and groups in Greater Indianapolis to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. One of those great partners is public relations firm Bohlsen Group. Vicki Bohlsen, CEO, is the epitome of a strong, smart, and bold woman. We are so appreciative of her support […]

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May 6th, 2014

Thank You to our Girls Inc. Volunteers

Last month we celebrated Volunteer Appreciation Month and held our annual Volunteer Appreciation Event, recognizing our amazing Girls Inc. volunteers for their commitment to inspiring girls to being strong, smart, and bold. In 2013, we served 4, 322 Greater Indianapolis girls through 7,704 program enrollments with the help of hundreds of volunteers. Last year, 267 […]

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