Recognizes young women who make the community and world a better place through volunteer efforts. Are you a young woman between the ages of 14 and 17 who volunteers in your community or school?
The Violet Richardson Award program begins at the local Soroptimist club level, where the total award is $500, $250.00 to the young woman and an additional $250.00 will be donated to the charity of your choice. Club level winners then become eligible for one of 28 $1,000 awards. In addition, $1,000 will be contributed in honor of these winners to their volunteer organizations. One finalist will be chosen from among the 28 winners for an additional award, including a contribution of $2,500 to the finalist’s volunteer organization. If you think you would make a good Violet Richardson Award candidate, please complete this application and tell us about your volunteer action. Send it to the local Soroptimist club listed on the application. Good luck! And, even if you don’t win a Violet Richardson Award, we applaud your efforts to make your community and the world a better place.