On International Women’s Day, we are excited to share the appointment of longtime advocate of girl empowerment and Girl Scouting, Natasha Hemmings, to Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey. Hemmings will take the GSHNJ helm on April 9. Hemmings, who holds a Masters in Public Administration from Rutgers University, brings 17 […]

During their Sow What journey, Senior GS Troop 40843 learned about the importance of bees in the production of our food. They learned that without bees, the human population would cease to exist in about 4 years time. No bees…no food. Learning this, they thought that it was important to educate others on the importance […]

We are so excited to see the progress Girl Scouts of Greater New York has made with Troop 6000, and it has inspired us to start this initiative within our own council jurisdiction. Did you know there are over 4,300 homeless people located in the seven counties that serve?

A Junior Girl Scout Troop from Kearny is working on earning their Bronze Award. In this photos captured below, the girls delivered food they collected from their neighbors for the newly established food pantry in town. They collected so much food there was need to get more shelving for the pantry!

The Shestormz, GSHNJ’s FLL Robotics Team, competed in a regional qualifier competition this year and won the Core Values Award!

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Moms Helping Moms Foundation, the community-based not-for-profit organization that distributes diapers to babies living in low-wage families in the New Jersey area, recently saw community members from Summit, Madison, New Providence, and Springfield attend a ‘Volunteer Saturday’ event to help sort baby clothing and organize the warehouse.

Recently, a Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey troop got the chance to tour of the Glen Ridge Police Department to learn more about women in law enforcement and what it takes to do a little detective work!