Violet Richardson Award          


The Violet Richardson Award recognizes and honors young women between the ages of 14 and 17 who make the community and world a better place through volunteer efforts such as: fighting drugs, crime and violence; cleaning up the environment; and working to end discrimination and poverty. Volunteer actions that benefit women or girls are of particular interest.

Application for download.  Completed applications and any supporting materials must be received by January 31, 2019.  Soroptimist and their immediate families are ineligible, as are previous Violet Richardson Award winners.

Step 1: Determine if you are eligible

Eligible applicants are young women who:

         *are currently between the ages of 14-17

         *have demonstrated initiative in both identifying a problem and trying to solve it.

        *have had significant and noteworthy accomplishments as volunteers

Step 2 Email or mail your application to:

Soroptimist Club Name:  Soroptimist International of Harrisburg

Club Contact Person: Susan Wolfe

Email Address:

Address:  2407 Wicklow Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112

Phone:   717-541-8957