News and Events

October 6th, 2014

Spotlight: JPMorgan Chase Good Works Volunteers

Hazel Owens

  We absolutely love our long-lasting volunteer partnerships! Long-term volunteer partners like JPMorgan Chase Good Works Volunteers play a huge role in carrying out our mission to serve Greater Indianapolis girls. As the relationship with Chase has evolved, the company has developed a strong presence supporting our volunteer efforts. Approximately 26 Chase volunteers have donated […]

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October 6th, 2014

Featured Supporter: Lilly Endowment, Inc.

Amber Smith-Gipson

Girls Inc. “Strong, Healthy Relationships” programs teach girls how to handle the various challenges associated with friendships, bullying, self-esteem, puberty, and peer pressure. The Strong program suite including Work it Out and Girls Inc. Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy® have been sponsored by a three-year, $300,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. since April 2013. This funding from […]

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October 6th, 2014

Girls Inc. Annual Meeting Tonight

Kristin Tobler

Join us tonight for our fourth Annual Meeting! We’re celebrating all that our supporters, volunteers, and community partners have helped us achieve for Greater Indianapolis girls. The event will be held from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. tonight in the WFYI Reuben Room, 1630 N. Meridian St. in Indianapolis. Featured speakers will include stand-out Girls Inc. […]

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October 6th, 2014

Girlfriends for Girls Inc. Kickoff

Kristin Tobler

Share your love for Girls Inc. and help us recruit more amazing volunteers–join us as we kick off our annual “Girlfriends for Girls Inc.” volunteer recruitment campaign! The campaign officially begins tonight at our Annual Meeting and ends on Oct. 21st. We need your help to make it a success! You are our greatest advocates […]

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October 6th, 2014

Young Women in Leadership Starts This Month

Kristin Tobler

Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis is thrilled to announce the kickoff of a new pilot program for high school girls—Young Women in Leadership (YWIL). This invitation-only program recognizes girls in grades 9 through 12 who have demonstrated exemplary leadership qualities. For the first year, 15 girls have been selected through nominations by six current high […]

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October 6th, 2014

Girls Inc. Board Vice Chair Honored for Work

Kristin Tobler

We consider ourselves very lucky at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis to have a highly committed and engaged Board of Directors full of wonderful advocates for girls. We were so happy last week to see our 2nd Vice Chair recognized for her work for girls by the Women & Hi Tech organization. At their annual […]

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September 11th, 2014

Featured Supporter: Meyer Najem

Kristin Tobler

Construction firm Meyer Najem made a big impact for Greater Indianapolis girls when they made Girls Inc. the beneficiaries of their fundraiser golf outing last August. Thanks to the generosity of event participants and sponsors at the “Swing Into Giving” event, Meyer Najem raised $20,000 on behalf of Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis. This donation helps […]

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September 11th, 2014

Meet Amber Smith-Gipson: Foundation and Corporate Relations Manager

Kristin Tobler

The newest addition to our amazing Girls Inc. team is Amber Smith-Gipson–get to know what makes her strong, smart, and bold: What will be your role at Girls Inc.? As the Foundation and Corporate Relations Manager at Girls Inc., I will raise funds through foundation, corporate, and government grant support. My work will involve researching potential […]

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September 10th, 2014

Featured Volunteer: Caitlin McGinty

Sarah Goetz

Caitlin McGinty joined Girls Inc. in March of 2011 and is currently leading her eighth program with Girls Inc. She has proven to be one of our most reliable volunteers and advocates. Caitlin’s high energy and ability to listen and thoughtfully respond to our girls has helped her build strong connections with the girls in […]

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September 10th, 2014

Meet Shannon Cochran: Donor Relations & Events Manager

Kristin Tobler

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, Shannon Cochran: What is your role at Girls Inc.? My role as part of our development team is helping make sure our donors, friends and supporters know […]

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