Dear Friends of the Girl Scouts:
On Sunday, we celebrate the International Day of the Girl. This year's theme is Power of the Girl.
As I look around our Council at girls in every corner of the city and of every age, I marvel at the power of our girls.
On Thursday, seven of our Girl Scouts attended a press conference with City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to launch the Council's... Read more »
A letter to the editor from our CEO, Barbara Murphy-Warrington, was published in The New York Times this morning in response to an article that appeared earlier this week about Nobel Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai.
To the Editor:
Malala Yousafzai is one of our best weapons and hopes for education and economic independence for girls, but not just for the reasons outlined in... Read more »
Come to the #AnythingIsPossible celebration on Saturday, October 3, 2015!
In advance of the International Day of the Girl, adults and girls ages 5 and up are invited to join the Girl Scouts of Greater New York, Ellevate Network, and other sponsors for a fun, informative afternoon all about investing in girls and women.
New York City Girl Scouts will lead discussions with... Read more »
We’re proud to announce that the Girl Scouts of Greater New York has received the prestigious 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. Only about 25% of all non-profit organizations receive this honor, so we're in good company!
To receive the 4-star rating, an non-profit must be transparent and ethical in how it shares basic financial... Read more »
At our Gala on April 29, CEO Barbara Murphy-Warrington shared the stage with Denisha, an alum of our Career Exploration Program in the South Bronx. Denisha spoke about how her participation in this schooltime program for middle school girls changed her life, and led to an internship opportunity at EILEEN FISHER.
The video is below. You may also scroll down to read their remarks.
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Dear Girl Scouts,
This Sunday is Mother's Day - a day when we honor and give thanks to the amazing women who have guided us; given us love, attention, and advice; and shaped us into the people we have become.
I have been fortunate to have had some incredibly strong women in my life - women who have made me the person I am today. Every day, I am aware that I stand on the shoulders of... Read more »
Dear Girl Scouts:
Today, March 8, 2015, is International Women's Day, a day that girls and Girl Scouts are celebrating around the world. I challenge you to mark the occasion by pledging to celebrate and promote girls and women every day.
Why is this so important?
Despite the advances women have made here and abroad -- in 1960, women made $0.60 cents for every dollar earned by... Read more »
Dear Girl Scout Friends and Family:
We have some exciting news to share!
After nine straight years of growth in the number of girls served, and after over 25 years at our current offices on West 23rd Street in Manhattan, we will soon take up residence at our expanded, enhanced space at the new Girl Scouts of Greater New York Leadership Center in lower Manhattan.
As of February 9, we may be... Read more »
Dear Girl Scouts Friends and Family,
It warms my heart to think about the growth of each of our girls this past year. I see so many girls who enter Girl Scouts start out as shy, soft-spoken, and unsure of themselves. Watching them blossom through their Girl Scouting experience is the best holiday gift I could possibly receive.
As an organization we've continued to grow as well. In 2014, we celebrated our... Read more »
Dear Girl Scout Family and Supporters:
On this eve of Thanksgiving, I am taking a moment to reflect on our Girl Scouts of Greater New York family. One of the many things for which I am grateful is your selfless and tireless generosity for the benefit of our New York City Girl Scout community.
From the inception of Girl Scouts over one hundred years ago, our founder, Juliette Gordon... Read more »