Since 1913, the Girl Scouts of Greater New York has served more than
five million girls in New York City, preparing them to lead with
courage, confidence and character, to make the world a better place.
Today, we serve over 31,000 girls ages 5 to 18 in every zip code of
New York City’s five boroughs. 70% of the girls we serve come from
low-to-moderate income homes; their participation is heavily
subsidized by the Council.
Proceeds from the Women of Distinction Breakfast benefit leadership
programs for the over 31,000 girls reached by Girl Scouting in New