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Feb 25, 2015, 09:39 ET
Girl Scouts of the USA announces National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, which has become a national holiday for Girl Scout Cookie fans, kicks off this Friday, February 27, and runs through March 1, 2015.

Countdown to National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend

National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, which has become a national holiday for Girl Scout Cookie fans, kicks off this Friday, February 27, and runs...

Feb 10, 2015, 08:29 ET
Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) recognized as one of Fast Company's 2015 10 Most Innovative Companies in Not-For-Profit for the launch of Digital Cookie, the groundbreaking new addition to the Girl Scout Cookie Program.Copyright Girl Scouts of the USA. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

Girl Scouts Recognized By Fast Company As One Of The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies Of 2015 In Not-For-Profit

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) yesterday received honors from Fast Company in its annual ranking of the world's 50 Most Innovative Companies issue....

Feb 02, 2015, 10:05 ET
Enter first National Girl Scout Cookie Recipe Contest, Sponsored by Taste of Home at www.girlscouts.org/recipecontest

Girl Scouts of the USA Announces First National Girl Scout Cookie Recipe Contest, Sponsored by Taste of Home

Today Girl Scouts of the USA announced the first National Girl Scout Cookie Recipe Contest, Sponsored by Taste of Home, the world's leading food...

Jan 05, 2015, 09:00 ET
Girl Scouts of the USA announces National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend and three new cookie varieties for the 2015 cookie season.

Girl Scouts Announces National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend And Three New Cookie Varieties For 2015 Cookie Season

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced that National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, which has become a national holiday for Girl Scout Cookie...

Dec 17, 2014, 08:33 ET
Bria and Shirell practice placing orders with Digital Cookie, a new addition to the Girl Scout Cookie Program.

Girl Scouts Brings Digital Cookie To The 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show

 Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced they will present Digital Cookie, the organization's groundbreaking new addition to the Girl...

Dec 08, 2014, 10:41 ET

Girl Scouts Unveils Portraits in Leadership; Candid Interviews Between Girls And Congresswomen

 Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), the world's preeminent girl leadership development organization, today announced the release of an inspiring...

Dec 01, 2014, 08:34 ET
Girls practice placing orders using Digital Cookie, a new addition to the Girl Scout Cookie Program. Visit http://www.girlscouts.org/digitalcookie for more information.

Girl Scout Cookies Go Digital

 Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today unveiled Digital Cookie, a groundbreaking new addition to the Girl Scout Cookie Program that creates a...

Oct 28, 2014, 13:23 ET

New Girl Scout Pulse Poll Finds Today's Teen And Tween Girls Have Interest In Politics But Don't See A Career In It For Them

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today released findings from a new "pulse poll" showing that while the majority of today's teen and tween girls are...

Oct 23, 2014, 14:53 ET

Girl Scouts Select New National Board President

 Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced the appointment of Kathy Hopinkah Hannan to serve as National Board President of the iconic...

Oct 14, 2014, 19:01 ET

Game On! Girl Scouts of the USA and Dell power up to invest in our future

Dell and Girl Scouts of the USA have come together to support Information Communications Technology programming for underserved girls and a number...

Oct 14, 2014, 09:00 ET

Thousands of Girl Scouts Gather at 53rd Convention in Salt Lake City to Discover, Connect, and Take Action to Change the World

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) is excited to gather over 5,000 of our members and supporters from across the nation and the globe in Salt...

Oct 10, 2014, 16:18 ET

Girl Scouts Investing In Opportunities For Girls And Recruitment Of Adults As Membership Dips

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced ongoing major investments in new techniques to recruit and train adult volunteers and provide more...

Sep 18, 2014, 17:24 ET
Anna Maria Chavez, CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA (L), and Girl Scouts of the USA celebrity spokesperson, Robin McGraw, make call for Girl Scout volunteers; learn more at www.girlscouts.org (PRNewsFoto/Girl Scouts of the USA)

Robin McGraw Named National Celebrity Spokesperson For Girl Scouts Of The USA

Robin McGraw, lifelong philanthropist, television personality, entrepreneur, and two-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, has been named...

Sep 02, 2014, 13:12 ET

Girl Scouts of The USA And MetLife Foundation Join Forces To Promote Financial Capabilities In Girls

Today, MetLife Foundation announced its new, year-long partnership with Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and its $800,000 commitment to reach tens of...

Aug 18, 2014, 08:00 ET
New Girl Scout Research Shows Both Girls and Volunteers Benefit from Their Experiencein Girl Scouts (PRNewsFoto/Girl Scouts of the USA)

New Girl Scout Research Shows Both Girls and Volunteers Benefit from Their Experience in Girl Scouts

 As summer winds down and families across the country prepare for the coming school year, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) is working closely...

Jun 27, 2014, 12:54 ET

Have you ever wondered what Girl Scout Cookies do in their off-season?

 Have you ever wondered what Girl Scout Cookies do in their off-season? They are celebrating summer and staying active with a little help from...

Jun 19, 2014, 16:33 ET

Girl Scouts of the USA and The Wildflower Group Win LIMA Licensing Excellence Award for Best Corporate Brand Program

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) honored Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and its licensing agency, The...

Jun 17, 2014, 16:38 ET

Girl Scouts of the USA Unveils 2014 National Young Women of Distinction

Girl Scouts of the USA is proud to announce the 2014 Young Women of Distinction, the highest honor in Girl Scouting. These 10 inspirational Girl...

May 28, 2014, 07:21 ET

New Research Affirms the Overwhelming Benefits of Outdoor Experiences for Girls

According to a new study by the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI), More Than S'mores (2014), girls benefit immensely from time spent outdoors....

Apr 29, 2014, 07:49 ET

Girl Scouts Leads Effort to Launch National Girls' Research Coalition

On Monday, April 28th, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) Chief Executive Officer Anna Maria Chávez and GSUSA Chief Research Executive Judy...