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Nov 15

On National Philanthropy Day, we thank you for making a difference!

"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 »
Oct 25

We did it, again! Thank you!

Dear Girl Scout Friends:

On September 30,2013 we closed out the books on another successful Girl Scouting year and on our 100th anniversary celebration.  Once again we have good news to report: last fiscal year we saw our 8th consecutive year of growth in... Read more »
Oct 01

First Lady Michelle Obama supports Girl Scouts in a Video Message to Volunteers

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In a new video that was released nationwide today by Girl Scouts of the USA, First Lady Michelle Obama highlights the important role played by Girl Scout volunteers.... Read more »
Jan 29

Failure Is A Good Thing When You Learn From It

By Elizabeth Crowell, Brownie Leader of Troop 2292 in Brooklyn and Leadership Advisory Board Member


As a senior in college, I was nervous about my next... Read more »
Jan 16

January 17th is Thank Your Mentor Day



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 »
Jan 02

Courage, Confidence, Character ... And Community Service



 

 

By Maribeth Dono, Junior Leader of Troop 2700 in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn

During Hurricane Sandy and in the days... Read more »
Nov 26

Asha Wills’ 2012 Future Woman of Distinction Acceptance Speech

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 »
Nov 20

Girl Scouts on WNBC News 4 New York

Girl Scouts on WNBC News 4
On Monday night, three members of the Girl Scouts of Greater New York appeared on WNBC News 4 New York. The three - Janae Headly of Troop 2018 in Brooklyn, Rachel Malken of Troop 4121 in Queens, and Lucretia Edwards of Troop 2043 in Brooklyn - are among the 25 girls whom will take part in the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday.

All the... Read more »
Nov 15

Hurricane Sandy Relief

By Barbara Murphy-Warrington, CEO, Girl Scouts of Greater New York

Dear Girl Scout family,

 

As Girl Scouts, we make the unshakeable promise to help people at all times. We encourage compassion and teach girls that they... Read more »
Nov 14

Message to Troops Wishing to Donate to Other Troops

Barbara Murphy-Warrington, CEO, Girl Scouts of Greater New York

Dear Girl Scout Family and Friends,

In the last two weeks, we have received an enormous outpouring of support from Girl Scout Troops and individuals throughout the... Read more »