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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October 3rd, 2017

Why “Work It Out” Works for Girls

Maggie Butchko

Did you know: In 2015, 24% of American school-age girls said they had been bullied in school (New York Post). 41% of girls experience cyber bullying at some point in their lives, compared to 28% of boys (TeenSafe 2016). 83% of cyber bullying victims felt that the bullying hurt their self esteem (TeenSafe 2016). The Girls […]

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October 2nd, 2017

Become a Girls Inc. Volunteer

Maggie Butchko

By volunteering at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, not only are you signing up for a chance to change the lives of girls in your community, you are also beginning a process that could change your own life as well! So what do you need to know so you can begin your time as a […]

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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 25th, 2017

Thank You to our Work It Out Funders

Maggie Butchko

  Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis wants to send a huge thank you to the Junior League of Indianapolis and to the Indianapolis Foundation, part of Central Indiana Community Foundation, for their funding of the Fall 2017 Work It Out programming! Thank you for helping Girls Inc. girls learn all about positive relationships, the importance of kindness, and […]

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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 19th, 2017

Sign Up For Girls Inc. Day Now!

Maggie Butchko

Do you have a girl in your life who loves Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)? Or do you have a girl in your life who just loves to have fun? If so, make sure to sign them up for Girls Inc. Day 2017, on November 11! On Girls Inc. Day, girls will get to unleash […]

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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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