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August 28, 2014

The Ice Bucket Challenge: What Will Happen When the Ice Dries Up

by Women's Fund

Did you take the ice bucket challenge? Angela E. White, CFRE, shares her thoughts on the ice bucket challenge and what she hopes it may have inspired beyond awareness and funds for ALS.


August 26, 2014

Women's Fund Recognized by Integrating Woman Leaders

by Women's Fund

Every year, Integrating Woman Leaders, Inc. (IWL) selects an Indiana not-for-profit organization as its Charity Spotlight Award Recipient. This year Women's Fund was selected. Learn about IWL and how the two organizations we are empowering women to be the best they can be.


August 22, 2014

An Emotional and Powerful Visit with Young Parenting and Pregnant Teens

by Women's Fund

During a recent site visit to Health and Hospital Corp., women from Women's Fund met pregnant and parenting teens and learned how one program is helping young mothers. Lily Pai, Women's Fund Advisory Board member, shares her experience in this blog.


August 19, 2014

Meet Yulissa. Is She NEXT?

by Jennifer Pletcher

Each month, we will introduce you to someone who fits the profile of the women we hope to serve through the NEXT Initiative. The women you will meet have made it through the 18-24 year-old phase of life and are successful, or not, they are 18-24 and struggling, they are going to be 18 soon and unsure of what is next for them ... you will meet a wide variety of women who we hope will inspire you with their tenacity, strength, and bold outlook on life. This month meet Yulissa.


August 12, 2014

What Would Tuti Scott Tell Her 18-Year-Old Self

by Women's Fund

Women's Fund made a bold announcement regarding funding for emerging adult women, ages 18-24. As a way to create a connection with the new initiative called "NEXT" we have asked several women to answer the question: "What would I tell my 18-year-old self?" Their responses will be posted monthly. This month Tuti Scott shares what she would tell her 18-year-old self.


August 7, 2014

Everyday Woman Experiences Abuse Every Day

by Kelly Young

Through my work with Women’s Fund I’ve had the privilege of interviewing a number of different women. I’m learning through these women that these stories of extreme trauma and abuse are not uncommon. I’m learning that more and more women need help. Meet Sarah, a “Carmel mom” who was so entrenched in her life she couldn’t see the cycle of abuse.


August 5, 2014

Women. Girls. Central Indiana. - July 2014

by Women's Fund

This month we want to introduce you to Kelsey, invite you to read what Jennifer Dzwonar would tell her 18-year-old self, and learn more about several grantees through site visits with Board members and friends of Women's Fund.


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