Celebrating the Centennial of Suffrage

2020 marks 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote in the United States. Given the increase in girl-led activism and women’s representation in politics and the growing national conversation on issues tackling gender equity and the women’s leadership pipeline, public interest in celebrating this landmark achievement will … Continue reading Celebrating the Centennial of Suffrage

My Experiences at the North Carolina State Legislature: Cookies n’ Milk 2019

By Caraline Malloy, Girl Scout Ambassador, former Girl Board Member, and Media Girl. Hi, Girl Scouts! I was recently given the awesome opportunity to join two other Gold Award Girl Scouts in attending the Girl Scouts Cookies n' Milk event at the North Carolina State Legislature. This amazing day was spent talking to North Carolina … Continue reading My Experiences at the North Carolina State Legislature: Cookies n’ Milk 2019

WHY WE NEED TO SUPPORT GIRL SCOUTS TODAY

By Lois “Lofi” Hirshman, alumna and volunteer Lofi celebrates her 77th year as a Girl Scout today, October 10th. Her Girl Scout career includes time as a girl in Pennsylvania, a leader in New York, and a beloved volunteer in Chapel Hill. In addition, Lofi makes a yearly contribution to Girl Scouts – NC Coastal … Continue reading WHY WE NEED TO SUPPORT GIRL SCOUTS TODAY

Generations of Impact: How 25 years of services led to $20,000 for girls

Emily Hill, Director of Individual Giving The day before Mothers’ Day had me driving up to Annapolis, Maryland for a very special reason. Friends of Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines, Bob Schmitz and Amy Csorba, had made a gift in honor or Amy’s 80-year-old mother, Sue, and we were about to surprise her … Continue reading Generations of Impact: How 25 years of services led to $20,000 for girls

Having It All

By Krista Park, Communications & Marketing Director Girls today reflect a new generation of financially empowered and independent citizens. An overwhelming majority of girls feel gender is not a barrier to what they can accomplish financially. But is the world ready to support today’s girls? As it now stands, students receive little financial education at … Continue reading Having It All

Celebrating our 101st Birthday with the NC General Assembly

By Lisa Jones, Chief Executive Officer When Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low brought together 18 girls on March 12, 1912, she believed all girls should be given the opportunity to develop physically, mentally and spiritually.   For the past 101 years, Girl Scouting has helped that vision become reality.  Girl Scouts has not only helped … Continue reading Celebrating our 101st Birthday with the NC General Assembly