<h1>Blog & News</h1>
February 23, 2010

Celebrating Donors and Their impact

by Abigail Coleman

Last night Women's Fund held an event to thank donors to the Endowment Campaign. An impressive crowd of 200 people gathered at the Indianapolis Scottish Rite Cathedral to celebrate the impact their support has made to women and girls in central Indiana.

February 23, 2010

Honoring Black Women in History

by Abigail Coleman

February marks Black History Month, a time dedicated to reflect on the contributions made by women, men, and children in black history.

February 18, 2010

Following the Star and Finding Women's Fund There

by Kelly Young

I’ve been reading with great interest the Indianapolis Star’s recent series: Our Children. Our City. It’s their commitment to bettering the lives of Indianapolis’ children. Their news coverage and community initiatives will shine a light on the successes and failures, challenges and opportunities facing children and those who educate struggling, underperforming or at-risk children in the city's schools.

February 16, 2010

Q&A with J.A. Lacy, Advisory Board Member

by Kelly Young

Question and answer session with Women's Fund Advisory Board Member J.A. Lacy.

February 11, 2010

Raising Awareness for Issues We Care About

by Abigail Coleman

For those not familiar with 2-1-1, think of it as 9-1-1 for social service needs. It is a national dialing code, accessible in many areas nationwide. 2-1-1 Connect2Help locally fields calls for individuals in central Indiana needing direct assistance in areas of health and human service, helping provide information and assistance around food, utilities, shelter, counseling, and finding safety from violent situations.

February 9, 2010

Healthy Relationships: Among Many Ways to be Healthy

by Abigail Coleman

Recently we posted a question to our Women's Fund Facebook fans: "What makes you feel fit and healthy?" It was awesome to see the diverse responses of many of our fans.

February 4, 2010

Reporting on Girls, Inc. From the Streets of Franklin

by Kelly Young

I participated in a video project for Women’s Fund this week and although I was skeptical about my ability to be a “woman on the street reporter”, I had fun and learned a lot about the organization I was assigned.

February 2, 2010

Q&A with Julie Manning Magid, Advisory Board Member

by Kelly Young

Question and answer session with Advisory Board Member, Julie Manning Magid.

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