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13 Jan

Family Partnership Patch Contest: Vote Today

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The submissions are in, and we made the tough decision of narrowing them down. We're excited to announce the three finalists for this year's Family Partnership Patch Design Contest!

Be sure to cast your vote by January 31st! The winning design will be transformed into a patch, and distributed to everyone who donates to the Family Partnership Campaign at the $25 level or... Read more »
21 Dec

Happy holidays from the Girl Scouts of Greater New York!

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The Girl Scouts of Greater New York thank you for an amazing 2016.  Thanks to your support:

We served 27,866 girls in NYC with the help of 8,224 adult volunteers.


We launched two brand-new signature programs: Urban Day Camp and Breaking the Code.


Over 5,000 campers explored the outdoors at Camp Kaufmann, where we christened our new pool & aquatics center.


Through the Girl... Read more »
21 Dec

GSGNY office holiday hours

holiday-hoursHappy holidays!  In celebration, the Girl Scouts of Greater New York Leadership Center will close at 5:30pm on Friday, December 23, 2016.  We will re-open at 8:30am on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Our Philanthropy office will remain open through Friday, December 30th. For information on making a gift before December 31st, please call 212.645.4000 x247 or visit... Read more »
28 Nov

#givingtuesday: November 29, 2016

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Dear Girl Scouts,

Thanks to your previous support, girls in virtually every zip code in New York City have had the opportunity to enjoy the premier leadership program for girls: Girl Scouts.

To celebrate #GivingTuesday we invite you to demonstrate your continued commitment to the girls of our city by giving the gift of Girl Scouting.  Click HERE to make your donation... Read more »
22 Nov

Giving Back on Thanksgiving

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Dear Girl Scouts Friends and Family:

As members of the Girl Scout Family, we are all called to make the world a better place. And today, November 23, the Girl Scouts of Greater New York office is closed so that our staff can participate in a Community Service Day and give back through local service projects.

Service and giving back are key components of Girl Scouting.  At all... Read more »
21 Nov

Celebrate Thanksgiving the Girl Scout Way!

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Have you heard the news? Girl Scouts of the USA will be featured with its very own float at this Thursday's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade!

We received inquiries from volunteers and parents about girls participating in the parade.  GSUSA shared with us that per Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade tradition, everyone participating in the parade is either an employee or associate of... Read more »
10 Nov

From Our CEO: The Light for Our Girls

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Regardless of our party affiliations and political ideologies, Americans woke up yesterday morning to a divided nation. Whether we are happy, sad, or somewhere in between, it's clear that it is a new day for America.

As a result of this election, we at the Girl Scouts of Greater New York walked in to a very different office. Throughout the past two days, our girls have been... Read more »
31 Oct

From Our CEO: "Our Girls Will Be the Dawn of a New Light for Our Country"

As we celebrate Girl Scouts Founder Juliette Gordon Low's birthday today, we reflect on how far Girl Scouts – and America – has come in the 103 years since our organization's founding.

We'd like to share with you remarks from our CEO, Barbara Murphy-Warrington, as presented at last week's Women of Distinction Breakfast.  Click below for video, or scroll down for the text.



Good morning everyone. Thank you, Hiba, for your kind introduction. I also want to... Read more »
18 Oct

Congratulations to Janice Wang, our 2016-17 Future Woman of Distinction

janice-headshotEvery 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. She works daily to make the world a better... Read more »
11 Oct

From our CEO: Looking toward the future

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Dear Girl Scouts,

Today, October 11, 2016, is the 5th Annual International Day of the Girl.   Established through a United Nations resolution, on this day we focus attention on the need to address the challenges girls face, and to promote girls' empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.

Our vision at the Girl Scouts of Greater New York is to be the premier leadership... Read more »