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November 19th, 2014

Volunteer Stories: Emily Shares Why She Loves Girls Inc.

Girls Inc.

Emily has been volunteering with Girls Inc. for several program cycles. This post originally appeared on her personal website. Read why she loves Girls Inc.! Last fall around this time, when I was mainly doing freelance writing and social media work, I found myself with some extra time on my hands. I decided that it’d be […]

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November 18th, 2014

We Are Grateful for YOU

Girls Inc.

As the year draws to a close, we approach this Thanksgiving with a real sense of gratitude. More than anything, we are grateful for You. Your generosity and commitment to girl empowerment changes lives every day and we cannot thank you enough for being part of our Girls Inc. family. The video below is a […]

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November 4th, 2014

Girls Inc. Promotes Self-Esteem with Dove

Kristin Tobler

As participants in the Dove Self-Esteem Weekend this year, Girls Inc. girls took part in activities designed to help them change the conversation about beauty around them, centering it on real, inner beauty and positive self-talk. The Dove campaign this year focused on girls and women creating a positive “body image legacy” for those around […]

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October 6th, 2014

Girls Inc. Board Vice Chair Honored for Work

Kristin Tobler

We consider ourselves very lucky at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis to have a highly committed and engaged Board of Directors full of wonderful advocates for girls. We were so happy last week to see our 2nd Vice Chair recognized for her work for girls by the Women & Hi Tech organization. At their annual […]

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September 11th, 2014

Featured Supporter: Meyer Najem

Kristin Tobler

Construction firm Meyer Najem made a big impact for Greater Indianapolis girls when they made Girls Inc. the beneficiaries of their fundraiser golf outing last August. Thanks to the generosity of event participants and sponsors at the “Swing Into Giving” event, Meyer Najem raised $20,000 on behalf of Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis. This donation helps […]

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September 11th, 2014

Meet Amber Smith-Gipson: Foundation and Corporate Relations Manager

Kristin Tobler

The newest addition to our amazing Girls Inc. team is Amber Smith-Gipson–get to know what makes her strong, smart, and bold: What will be your role at Girls Inc.? As the Foundation and Corporate Relations Manager at Girls Inc., I will raise funds through foundation, corporate, and government grant support. My work will involve researching potential […]

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September 10th, 2014

Featured Volunteer: Caitlin McGinty

Sarah Goetz

Caitlin McGinty joined Girls Inc. in March of 2011 and is currently leading her eighth program with Girls Inc. She has proven to be one of our most reliable volunteers and advocates. Caitlin’s high energy and ability to listen and thoughtfully respond to our girls has helped her build strong connections with the girls in […]

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September 10th, 2014

Meet Shannon Cochran: Donor Relations & Events Manager

Kristin Tobler

We are lucky to have an amazing team at Girls Inc. working to empower girls every day. Get to know one of our newest Girls Inc. team members, Shannon Cochran: What is your role at Girls Inc.? My role as part of our development team is helping make sure our donors, friends and supporters know […]

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September 10th, 2014

Inside Look: Economic Literacy Carnival

Kristin Tobler

Every year at Girls Inc. summer camp, one of the girls’ favorite events is the Economic Literacy Carnival—an afternoon that combines creativity and individual expression with hands-on experience in a mini-marketplace. In pairs and small groups, the girls come up with their own business plans based on personal interests and talents. On the day of […]

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September 10th, 2014

Girls Inc. Releases 2013 Annual Report

Kristin Tobler

2013 was a big year for Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, and now you can read about the many successes you helped make possible in our 2013 Annual Report. Meet Jourdann Borski and Jade Williams, two Girls Inc. alumnae who were named Girls Inc. National Scholars and awarded thousands of dollars in college scholarships. Read […]

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