News and Events

October 19th, 2017

Meet Our New VP of Development & PR, Madeleine Smith!

Maggie Butchko

1. What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? My role is that of Vice President of Development and Public Relations. As such I will oversee all fundraising, communications, and marketing functions for Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis. 2. What about the Girls Inc. mission appeals to you? While there are certainly […]

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October 10th, 2017

Halfway Point

Maggie Butchko

I can’t believe my time here at Girls Inc. is already half over! When I first applied for the Girls Inc. PR Internship, I knew I would enjoy my time at this organization, but I had no idea how much I would truly love it. I started here knowing I wanted to have an internship […]

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October 4th, 2017

YWIL is Starting Strong

Maggie Butchko

The Young Women in Leadership program kicked off with lots of laughs this year, when we took part in an energizing team building event in the first meeting. We partnered with the local improvisational group IndyProv, who facilitated a series of unconventional activities which made the girls think outside the box and step outside of […]

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September 28th, 2017

Girls, Fitness, and the Gender Gap

Maggie Butchko

Here at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, we know that many girls love to be active. During Strong Week of Summer Camp, girls enjoy learning tennis, yoga, Zumba, and more. Even during other programs, like Work It Out and Redefining Beauty, it’s clear that girls love to move and play, especially when they’re in our […]

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September 21st, 2017

Favorite Moments From Girls Inc. Programs

Maggie Butchko

It’s so hard to pick favorite stories from all the fun times that program leaders have with Girls Inc. girls! But we asked our Girls Inc. program support coordinators to pick their favorite moments anyway, and their responses really show what it means to work with the strong, smart, and bold girls of Indianapolis. Candice Lofton This […]

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September 12th, 2017

Hawthorne Pilot Program

Maggie Butchko

These past few weeks have been full of learning and laughter at Hawthorne Elementary School! Hawthorne’s third and fourth-grade girls have been participating in Girls Inc.’s Work It Out program, which highlights the importance of being a good friend to others. On Tuesday afternoons, fourth graders have been learning about the friendship tools of respect, […]

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September 7th, 2017

Girls Inc. Reads for International Literacy Day

Maggie Butchko

In honor of International Literacy Day on September 8, the Girls Inc. staff all pick their favorite books and explain what makes them so special. After all, every girl needs a favorite book! Jessica Morris – It’s hard to narrow it down, but one of my favorite books is A Ring of Endless Light by […]

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August 31st, 2017

2017 Young Women In Leadership Starting Soon

Maggie Butchko

Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) is back again this year at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis! This program serves high school girls (grades 9-12) and helps them to focus on leadership development and college and career preparedness. Candice Lofton, Girls Inc. Program Support Coordinator, answers some questions about YWIL and discuss why it’s such an amazing […]

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August 21st, 2017

Meet Our New Volunteer Manager: Donielle Thomas

Maggie Butchko

What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? I will be the Volunteer Manager. In this role, I will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with various corporations and community groups. This will involve recruiting and engaging volunteers to support the Girls Inc. mission of “inspiring all girls to be strong, […]

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August 18th, 2017

Meet Our New PR Intern: Paige Dempsey

Maggie Butchko

What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? While at Girls Inc., I’ll be working as the Public Relations & Marketing Intern, which means I get to reach people through our social media accounts, our blog The Inspiration Project, and our monthly eNewsletter. Basically, I’m going to be sharing how awesome Girls Inc. […]

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