<h1>Blog & News</h1>
December 28, 2016

Dove Recovery House Helps Women Face Down Addiction

by Women's Fund

Guest Blogger: Rachael Ehlich, OPTIONS 15, Attorney, Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles

December 14, 2016

Five Ways You Can Support Breast Cancer Research Today

by Women's Fund

Guest Blogger: Lauren Petersen, OPTIONS 16, Community Activation Manager, TechPoint

December 7, 2016

Shifting Patterns in Charitable Giving Show Importance of Women Donors

by Women's Fund

Guest Blogger: Angela White, CFRE Senior Consultant and CEO Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates

November 29, 2016

Give 20 + Tell 20

by Deanna Gonzales

November 16, 2016

Sew the world back together

by Women's Fund

Guest Blogger: Alissa Wetzel Assistant Counsel United States Department of Defense Defense Finance & Accounting Service

October 25, 2016

Dream. Listen. Stay in your lane.

by Women's Fund

Guest Blogger: Shelley Raper Director of Business Development, Markey’s Rental & Staging Options 8 Class

September 20, 2016

Dedicated to supporting victims of abuse

by Women's Fund

Guest Blogger: Emily Hervey, Engagement and Projects Director, IndyStar/USA TODAY Network

September 8, 2016

Women’s Philanthropy: Investing in Women and Girls Driven by Connection

by Women's Fund

Guest Blogger: Angela White, CFRE Senior Consultant & CEO Johnson Grossnickle & Associates

September 1, 2016

Safe Haven for Domestic Violence Victims

by Women's Fund

Guest Blogger: Lorene Burkhart

July 7, 2016

Edna Martin Christian Center offers a hand up to Martindale-Brightwood

by Deanna Gonzales

June 30, 2016

The Wage Gap for Mothers

by Julie Koegel

In May 2016, the National Women’s Law Center published The Wage Gap for Mothers, State by State Fact Sheet.

June 22, 2016

What's NEXT this summer

by Jennifer Pletcher

June 15, 2016

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral

by Women's Fund

Written by Eryn Morrow - OPTIONS Class 15

June 13, 2016

Who knew you could have such abundance in the sky?

by Nekoma Burcham

May 18, 2016

What Does it Take to Be Self--Sufficient in Our Community?

by Julie Koegel

May 4, 2016

Angels Found Working at Craine House

by Women's Fund

OPTIONS member, Beverly Chu Horton, found Angels working at Craine House, providing hope to women convicted of non-violent offenses.

April 27, 2016

A Great Day at Dress for Success

by Kelly Young

A site visit and tour of Dress for Success Indianapolis provides great information - and makes it a great day for many!

April 19, 2016

Perspectives, Observations and Board Service Experiences

by Women's Fund

Perspectives alumnae members shared their experiences and points of view on board service - including asking why serve on a board? One member shared her perspectives on the latest Perspectives conversation in today's blog.

April 13, 2016

Survivors Find Support from The Salvation Army's Ruth Lilly Women and Children’s Center

by Kelly Young

One blogger shares reflections and insights into a site visit at The Salvation Army's Ruth Lilly Women and Children's Center - and what she learned about the work, hope and healing being done behind a building she drives by daily.

April 6, 2016

CyberSafety Part II

by Women's Fund

With so much information shared, so many great tips and lessons learned, we decided to post a Part II from our recent OPTIONS CyberSafety presentation, hosted by the Marion County Prosecutor's Office. Today's blog post is written by Reilly Kimmerling, OPTIONS Class 10.

March 30, 2016

Your Beautiful Hands

by Jennifer Pletcher

GO: Give Back students explored the question "What will your beautiful, strong, capable hands do to make a difference today?" Read more about their philanthropy education session - and then ask yourself "what will your hands do?"

March 23, 2016

Women, Politics and Philanthropy

by Women's Fund

As we move through the 2016 election year, Angela White, Senior Consultant and CEO, with Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates, reminds us not to forget the amazing role that philanthropy can play in changing lives forever and the powerful role of women as both donors and voters.

March 16, 2016

CyberSafety and What You Need to Know

by Women's Fund

Women's Fund hosted Project CyberSafe - a conversation about the dangers and legal consequences of online behavior. This mom was overwhelmed by what she didn't know - and what she needs to know.

March 11, 2016

Women's Fund Speaker Announcement

by Jennifer Pope Baker

March 9, 2016

Does it Take a Village?

by Women's Fund

Growing up in a family defined as "working poor," this OPTIONS Class 16 member shares a unique perspective on the programs and services offered at Early Learning Indiana.

February 3, 2016

Meet the NEXT Fellows

by Kelly Young

Each month we will share information, ideas and updates about the NEXT Farming Initiative and the NEXT Fellows. This month let’s get to know the NEXT Fellows a little better.

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