Blog

05 Mar

3/5/15 Association Meeting Postponed

Please be aware that the Winter Association Meeting scheduled for this evening, Thursday, March 5, 2015, has been postponed due to inclement weather.

We will be in touch soon regarding a rescheduled date for this meeting.

Thanks for your patience and understanding as we deal with this Winter weather.  We can't wait until Spring! Read more »
02 Feb

We're Moving to Lower Manhattan!

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 »
27 Jan

Snow Day: January 27, 2015

Due to inclement weather and the closure of NYC public schools, the Girl Scouts of Greater New York offices will be closed on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

In the case of an emergency, please call 212-206-2467 so that the answering service can reach a member of our staff.

Stay safe and as you are able, please check in with neighbors, friends and family who might need a helping hand today. Read more »
23 Dec

GSGNY Holiday Office Hours

The Girl Scouts of Greater New York offices will be closed from Thursday, December 25th – Friday, January 2, reopening on Monday, January 5.

For information about making a contribution before December 31st, please click HERE.

For Digital Cookie questions, click HERE.

In case of emergency, please call 212.206.2467 so that the answering service can reach a member of our staff.

We wish all of our friends a happy,... Read more »
23 Dec

Holiday Message from our CEO

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 »
04 Dec

Digital Cookie: New York City Girl Scouts in the Press!

Earlier this week, the Girl Scouts of the USA announced that for the first time ever, girls will soon be able to sell cookies online.  Of course, girls will still be able to sell cookies via the tried-and-true traditional methods, but... Read more »
25 Nov

Happy Thanksgiving from the Girl Scouts of Greater New York!

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 »
06 Nov

Girl Scouts of Greater New York Raise $370K at Women of Distinction Breakfast (New York Nonprofit Press)

To read this article on the New York Nonprofit Press's website, click HERE

The Girl Scouts of Greater New York (GSGNY) raised more than $370,000 at their annual Women of Distinction Breakfast, held on Oct. 29, 2014 at Cipriani 42nd Street. The breakfast—attended by more than 600 people—was co-chaired by GSGNY board members Barbara J. Cooperman and Sheri Wilson-Gray. The... Read more »
22 Oct

Congratulations to April Mintz, our 2014-2015 Future Woman of Distinction!

Every fall, in connection with our annual Women of Distinction Breakfast, we honor one outstanding New York City Girl Scout as our Future Woman of Distinction. The Future Woman of Distinction represents the ideals inherent in Girl Scouting through her participation in and commitment to community service, high academic achievement, and leadership skills. And she works daily to make the world a better... Read more »
26 Sep

Red Cross prepares Girl Scouts at a First Aid and Wellness Day (Red Cross of Greater NY blog)

To read this article on the Red Cross of Greater New York's blog, click HERE.

The American Red Cross and the Girl Scouts of Greater New York partnered to prepare and empower young girls at a First Aid and Wellness Day hosted by the Greater NY Red Cross on Sept. 20.

“Helping the community prepare for emergencies is at the core of the Red Cross mission,” said Amanda Crabbe, Greater NY... Read more »