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December 30, 2010

Reflecting on 2010 and Looking Ahead

by Women's Fund

By: Ann D. Murtlow, Advisory Board Chair, Women's Fund; President & CEO, Indianapolis Power & Light Company. Sharing highlights from 2010 and how your support has played a role in Women's Fund success.


December 28, 2010

Faces Benefitting from Your Support

by Abigail Coleman

View a short video featuring women and girls in central Indiana who have overcome barriers and are achieving success, thanks to your interest and support.


December 23, 2010

Helpful Approaches to Giving

by Abigail Coleman

There are many ways to give to our favorite nonprofit organizations. These are some ways you may not have considered which could allow you to maximize the impact of your giving.


December 21, 2010

New Name, Same Critical Services

by Abigail Coleman

Family Service is changing it's name - to Families First. Their services to provide affordable, professional support services to central Indiana families.


December 16, 2010

Women Who Flee Find Refuge in Indianapolis

by Kelly Young

For the past 28 years, Exodus Refugee Immigration has welcomed the brave women, men and children who have escaped tragic situations and found a new home in our community. Women's Fund granted them $15,000 this year for programs, so I wanted to learn more.


December 14, 2010

A Special Christmas Party at the Indiana Women's Prison

by Kelly Young

Volunteers from Women's Fund organized a special Christmas party for moms participating in the Family Preservation program at the Indiana Women's Prison. The day was joyful, yet emotional - both for the moms and the volunteers.


December 9, 2010

Charitable Giving – Which Causes Rank High for Women?

by Women's Fund

By: Angela E. White, CFRE The Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University just released the second part of its Women Give 2010 research, which asks the question, “Are there differences between male and female single-headed households across all subsectors of charitable giving?”


December 7, 2010

Making Noise about a Quiet Issue

by Abigail Coleman

At Women's Fund we often say domestic violence is a "quiet" issue, not talked about out loud. While the tide has turned somewhat on this, it’s still an issue many of us don’t talk about – or think affects us. While working for Women’s Fund for the past two years, there have been "aha" moments where I learn more about this issue I hadn't come to know until more recently.


December 2, 2010

Q&A with Elcira Villarreal

by Kelly Young

Women's Fund invites you to get to know our Advisory Board members. Meet Elcira Villarreal. She's a scientist, dedicated volunteer and shares a valuable lesson about respect she learned from her mother.


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