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November 16th, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving from Girls Inc. Indy!

Maggie Butchko

                    Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! As we begin to wrap up our 30 Days of Gratitude, we want to say thank you again to all of you who inspire girls to be strong, smart, and bold by lending your voice, your time, and your financial support to […]

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November 15th, 2018

It’s National Philanthropy Day!

Maggie Butchko

*Blog written by Madeleine Smith, Vice President of Development & Public Relations The word “philanthropy” is derived from the Greek word roughly meaning “love of mankind.” In the case of Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, we know our donors are demonstrating their love of and commitment to the girls we serve each year and their […]

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November 8th, 2018

Eli Lilly and Company Women in IT Career Night

Maggie Butchko

*Blog written by Amber Dagit, Business Execution Lead, Eli Lilly and Company. Amber has been a volunteer with Girls Inc. since 2012. She shares her most recent volunteer experience below.   Speed networking anyone?  Can you create a spark in 10 minutes? The energy was contagious at last Monday night’s Women in IT Career Night! […]

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November 2nd, 2018

November’s Featured Volunteer: Brooke Elf

Maggie Butchko

                  Name: Brooke Elf Programs facilitated: Work It Out, Economy Literacy How did you learn about Girls Inc.? I have followed Girls Inc. for a very long on time on Facebook. I have always loved their message, and one day it just dawned on me to get […]

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November 1st, 2018

30 Days of Gratitude Kickoff!

Maggie Butchko

Throughout the month of November, Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis will be in full gratitude mode, celebrating all of our generous supporters with our 30 Days of Gratitude campaign! We will show how thankful we are by supporting and thanking our entire network.             Each day of the month, we […]

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October 25th, 2018

YWIL Out-of-State College Trip

Maggie Butchko

Last week, 21 of the girls in our Young Women in Leadership program piled on a charter bus (with 4 chaperones of course) heading to Kentucky and Tennessee for five college tours over two days. This trip was a great eye-opener for the girls, especially as some are seniors in high school and are in […]

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October 18th, 2018

Meet a few of our YWIL Girls!

Maggie Butchko

Last month we kicked off our Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) program for the 2018-2019 school year! Cassie and Katie, two of the participants, answered a few questions on what they hope to accomplish this year and what they are most excited for: Cassie: What grade are you in and where do you go to school? […]

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October 11th, 2018

Happy International Day of the Girl!

Maggie Butchko

Written by: Elyssa Campodonico-Barr One in 4 girls will experience sexual abuse or assault before she turns 17. I keep repeating the statistic in my head. That is twenty five percent. 25%. ¼. No matter how I say “1 in 4”, the statistic is more and more horrific every time. This is where we are. […]

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October 4th, 2018

A Girls Inc. Volunteer’s Experience

Maggie Butchko

  Blog written by Girls Inc. volunteer, Nicole Terrel Girls Inc. is such a beautiful organization to be a part of and as I think about my experience volunteering, I see how the programs offered are beneficial to our youth and the community. These past six weeks have really been enjoyable for me and my […]

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October 1st, 2018

Meet One of Our YWIL Participants!

Maggie Butchko

Last month we kicked off our Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) program for the 2018-2019 school year! Cassie, one of the participants, answered a few questions on what she hopes to accomplish this year and what she is most excited for:             What grade are you in and where do you […]

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