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April 6th, 2015

Featured Supporter: 3M

Research has proven that Greater Indianapolis girls face several challenges that can prevent them from reaching their full potential and truly achieving self-sufficiency. For example, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average woman with no more than a high school education makes only $21,549 annually. This statistic is particularly concerning in Greater Indianapolis where, […]

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April 6th, 2015

Featured Volunteer: Katie Carlson

Katie started her volunteer experience with us back in 2010! Here we are 5 years later, and Katie is still just as dedicated to her work as a volunteer, the mission of Girls Inc., and most importantly the girls in the greater Indianapolis area. This past winter, Katie completed her 9th six-week program! Katie has […]

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April 6th, 2015

Girls Inc. Day 2015

Girls Inc. will be hosting our annual Girls Inc. Day on Saturday, April 25 with the Purdue Women in Engineering Program (WIEP). WIEP helps women and girls discover their inner engineer. From mentoring to career development, WIEP encourages current and future women engineering students. The 2015 Girls Inc. Day will engage 60 girls, ages 9-16, […]

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April 6th, 2015

Touchstone 2015 Honoree: Betsy Bikoff

Girls Inc. is pleased to announce Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” Bikoff as one of the women to be honored at our 2015 “Make Your Mark” Touchstone Awards. Mercy Obeime, Maria M. Quintana and Pat Garrett Rooney will also be honored during the awards luncheon, and will be profiled in upcoming posts. Betsy Bikoff has over 25 […]

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April 6th, 2015

Spring Campaign Going on Now

We had so much fun participating in the 2015 Brackets for Good. As the “competition where everyone wins” has come to a close, we want to thank everyone who helped us make it all the way to the Philanthropic Four round. It was quite a run! All of it would not have been possible without […]

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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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