News and Events

July 19th, 2018

2018 Summer Outreach Program- Working with Watersheds

Maggie Butchko

            Every summer, the program support coordinators of Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis head out into the community to facilitate our Operation Smart program. Operation Smart is a one time, one hour program focused on science, technology, engineering, and math concepts. The goal of Operation Smart is to introduce girls […]

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July 12th, 2018

Summer Camp Recap

Maggie Butchko

Last Friday we wrapped up our 4-week long summer camp! Each week of camp focused on a certain theme relating to our mission statement: strong, smart, bold, and inspired. This year, over 60 girls between the ages of 6-14 participated in the fun activities and trips we planned throughout camp.           […]

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July 5th, 2018

Thank You for Another Successful Touchstone Awards Luncheon!

Maggie Butchko

            Last Thursday we celebrated yet another successful Touchstone Awards Luncheon! It was an afternoon filled with good company, great food, and inspiring conversation about the Girls Inc. mission. The event kicked off with our exhibit hall filled with project displays that our Girls Inc. summer camp girls could discuss with […]

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July 3rd, 2018

Thank You for Another Successful Touchstone Awards Luncheon!

Maggie Butchko

            Last Thursday we celebrated yet another successful Touchstone Awards Luncheon! It was an afternoon filled with good company, great food, and inspiring conversation about the Girls Inc. mission. The event kicked off with our exhibit hall filled with project displays that our Girls Inc. summer camp girls could discuss with […]

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July 3rd, 2018

July’s Featured Volunteer: Jasmyn Burton

Maggie Butchko

                  Name: Jasmyn Burton Programs facilitated: All 4 programs at Pike High School in the 2017-2018 school year   How did you learn about Girls Inc.? – I attended the Touchstone Awards Luncheon last summer with my employer.   Why did you choose to volunteer with Girls […]

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June 28th, 2018

Today is Touchstone!

Maggie Butchko

              Today we will host our 2018 Touchstone Awards Luncheon! The Touchstone Awards honors four influential women in our community who exemplify our strong, smart, bold mission and inspire future generations of female leaders. These honorees have made milestones in their careers and communities. The luncheon is also a […]

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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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