News and Events

July 31st, 2015

Featured Volunteer: Brittany Bayles

Hazel Owens

Brittany has been an outstanding volunteer since she joined the Girls Inc. family in 2014. Brittany is now on her fourth program with this upcoming Fall I cycle. Since volunteering at Girls Inc., Brittany has recruited some of her friends to join in on the mission as well. She was the winner of our Girlfriends […]

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July 31st, 2015

Meet Whitney Thomas: Grants Manager

Maria Paez

We are excited to welcome the newest addition to the Girls Inc. team, Whitney Thomas, Grants Manager. Learn about what makes Whitney strong, smart, and bold. What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? I will be managing the grants process, including researching prospective foundation and corporate donors, submitting funding proposals, and reporting on […]

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July 30th, 2015

Ice Cream Social raises $5,500 for Girls Inc.

Maria Paez

July was National Ice Cream month and the American Dairy Association celebrated by hosing the 26th annual Ice Cream Social on July 10th. The event took place on Monument Circle from 11am to 2pm. Guests were welcomed to donate $3 for a delicious ice cream sundae. This year, the American Dairy Association raised $5,500 for the […]

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July 30th, 2015

Touchstone Awards Luncheon A Huge Success

Maria Paez

“I am not sure how I will make my mark in the world, but I am certain Girls Inc. has given me the foundation through self-esteem, courage, and connections to do whatever I put my mind to,” Girls Inc. summer camper Melba, 13, shares with the audience at our 2015 Touchstone Awards Luncheon. The “Make […]

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July 30th, 2015

Featured Supporter: Summer Camp Supporters

Whitney Thomas

  As we close another successful year of Summer Camp, we want to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to Summer Youth Program Fund (SYPF) for their generous support of Girls Inc. Summer Camp! SYPF is a funding collaborative that supports summer programs serving Marion County youth by: providing grants, coordinating professional development opportunities, disseminating community information, […]

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July 30th, 2015

Summer Campers Receive Passport to their Future

Maria Paez

The last two weeks of summer day camp were filled with bold and inspiring activities. The first two weeks of summer day camp were featured in the July enewsletter. Week three of summer camp encouraged our girls to be BOLD. The girls participated in Redefining Beauty, Work It Out, and Economic Literacy. In Redefining Beauty, […]

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July 29th, 2015

Groundbreaking Move by NFL

Ashley Miser

In a sport dominated by men, the NFL (National Football League) has made a groundbreaking move this week for women! The Arizona Cardinals have hired the first female coach in NFL history. Jen Welter will be making her debut as the Cardinals linebacker and training camp intern coach. Her quote to NBC news speaks volumes to […]

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July 23rd, 2015

Internship Highlights

Maria Paez

When people ask me how my internship with Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis is going, I honestly don’t know where to begin. There is so much I want to share because so far it has been absolutely incredible! So, let me share a few highlights of my internship. I have learned that Public Relations is […]

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July 8th, 2015

Meet Nakisha Jones: Volunteer Engagement Specialist

Maria Paez

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, Volunteer Engagement Specialist Nakisha Jones: What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? I am the Volunteer Engagement Specialist for Girls Inc. My role […]

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July 2nd, 2015

In the Summer, We Read

Ashley Miser

My whole life has centered on reading. To this day I can close my eyes and picture Mrs. Bex. She was one of the most influential teachers I ever had and taught me the divine skill of loving to read. I crave picking up a good book and reading it – anywhere! Over the weekend […]

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