On September 14, over 40 Girl Scouts gathered at the Gowanus Canal to help make that part of the world a better place by making a compost system, mulching, picking up litter, and making... Read more »
Last week, Girl Scouts of the USA announced the recipients of the 2014 National Young Women of Distinction, the highest honor a girl can receive in Girl Scouting on the national level. A record-breaking 200 applicants vied for the award this year, among whom only ten ultimately were selected. We at the... Read more »
Dear Friend of the Girl Scouts:
This Mother's Day, I'll be celebrating with my sons - the bond we have and the bright future they can look forward to. I also will be celebrating generations of women - many of whom are mothers, grandmothers and great-grandmothers - that have come together (with many men) as Girl Scout leaders and volunteers to uplift, inspire, support, encourage and guide the nearly 28,000 girls we have the privilege of serving in New York City.
It is an unfortunate truth, however, that many families here in New York City, including some of our Girl Scout families,... Read more »
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." -- Margaret Mead
On behalf of the nearly 28,000 girls we serve, thank you for helping us make a difference! Today, on National Philanthropy... Read more »
We are happy to announce that Lesego Pearl Nkosi will be recognized as this year's Future Woman of Distinction (FWOD). It is appropriate that we make this announcement on the Read more »
On February 22nd, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world will be celebrating World Thinking Day.
Girl Scouts have been celebrating World Thinking Day Read more »
January 2013 marks the 12th anniversary of National Mentoring Month, an annual campaign to encourage volunteers to become mentors for young people and to honor those who already are mentors.
As a highlight of National Mentoring Month 2013, Thank Your... Read more »
By Maribeth Dono, Junior Leader of Troop 2700 in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn
During Hurricane Sandy and in the days... Read more »
Earlier this year, girls from 79 countries and 89 U.S. councils met at the Girls’ World Forum 2012 in Chicago to address the world's most urgent challenges. Girls discussed systems to help end poverty and hunger,... Read more »
Congratulations to Asha Wills, this year’s Future Woman of Distinction! Read below what Asha had to say at the event.
Asha Alexandria Wills, Ambassador Girl... Read more »