News and Events

June 21st, 2018

The Purpose Behind the Touchstone Awards Luncheon

Maggie Butchko

                Each year, we host the Touchstone Awards Luncheon to honor outstanding women in our community, and to celebrate the girls we serve. In addition to celebrating these women and girls, the Touchstone Awards is also our largest annual fundraiser.   The money raised at the event is […]

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June 14th, 2018

Sign Up to Volunteer for the Upcoming School Year!

Maggie Butchko

                  We have launched a new volunteer portal which will serve as an online community and a 24/7 link to Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis. This portal has easier and more visible access for the convenience of our volunteers. Current or prospective volunteers can access it by clicking the red ‘Volunteer Portal […]

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June 7th, 2018

Meet Our Newest Team Members!

Maggie Butchko

We’re excited to welcome so many new editions to our Girls Inc. team! Read more to get to know all of our new staff members: Danielle Edwards Q: What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? “I will be serving Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis as the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator. I will […]

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May 31st, 2018

A Warm Welcome from New President and CEO, Elyssa Campodonico-Barr

Maggie Butchko

              It was 1:00 in the afternoon, a perfect Indianapolis spring day. The sun was shining, elementary school kiddos were running outside at recess. I was inside, right where I wanted to be. I was not at my desk or in a meeting at the Indiana State House. My […]

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May 24th, 2018

Highlighting Our Program Partner, Erin Good-Whiteford

Maggie Butchko

Today we want to spotlight one of our dedicated program partners, Erin Good-Whiteford! Erin is the school counselor and Girls Inc. site contact for SENSE charter school. We asked her a few questions about her experience working with Girls Inc. and how it benefits the girls involved.                 […]

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May 17th, 2018

2018 Touchstone Awards Luncheon Sponsors

Maggie Butchko

With our Touchstone Awards Luncheon only six weeks away, we’d like to thank all of our sponsors! Without their support, we would not be able to host this wonderful event benefiting girls in greater Indianapolis. If you’re interested in attending or becoming a sponsor, please click here. Ally Level Sponsor:           […]

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May 10th, 2018

Young Women in Leadership Celebration

Maggie Butchko

  This past Monday was our annual end-of-year Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) celebration! YWIL is our high school program that focuses on leadership development and college and career preparedness. The YWIL end-of-year celebration gives each girl in the program the opportunity to share what she has learned over the past school year, and address […]

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May 3rd, 2018

Spring 2018 Intern’s Final Thoughts

Maggie Butchko

                I have really enjoyed my time as the public relations intern at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, and I am sad to leave this wonderful organization. It has been a great few months for me learning about the many ways in which Girls Inc. helps girls become […]

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April 30th, 2018

Meet the May Featured Volunteer: Susan Gee Oliver

Maggie Butchko

            The Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis featured volunteer for this month is Susan Gee Oliver. Susan has facilitated multiple programs during her time with Girls Inc. including Media Literacy, Economic Literacy, Redefining Beauty, and Work it Out.  How did you learn about Girls Inc.? I learned about Girls Inc. when […]

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April 26th, 2018

Spring Girls Inc. Day Recap

Maggie Butchko

We had a blast this past Saturday, April 21st for Girls Inc. Day at Purdue University! We cannot thank the Purdue Women in Engineering group enough for working with us to provide all 98 girls who attended with fun, interactive STEM activities.             Once arriving to Purdue, the girls were […]

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