Awards Winners - the Fruits of our Labors

Violet Richardson Award Winner

March 22, 2018

Our Violet Richardson Award winners, Akasha DeAguero and runner-up Elizabeth Ding, were honored for their volunteer work at the Richmond Rescue Mission.

This award is named after the founder of the Soroptimist organization.




See below for applications links.

Live Your Dream Award Winner

April 12, 2018

Our Live Your Dream Award winner, Key'Toya Burrell, is completing her undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley while being the primary source of support for her family.  She plans to go to law school  and has been accepted by 3 prestigious universities.






We wish all of our awards winners the very best in their future endeavors.

High School Scholarship Winners

May 24, 2018 and June 14, 2018

Two young women received The Soroptimist of Richmond Scholarship.  Christine Fung and Hayley  Thongvanh are  shown here with Janis McNair, chair of the Soroptimist Awards Programs.  Christine graduated from Hercules High School and Hayley graduated from Middle College High School-Contra Costa College.  By coincidence, both girls are heading to U.C. Davis and both want to pursue careers in the medical field.

Awards Applications

Violet Richardson Award

Deadline to apply is November 15, 2018.* *SI/Richmond has extended the deadline to apply to December 1, 2018.


Use this information to fill out the club and contact information requested on the application:

  Soroptimist International of Richmond

  Contact Person:  Janis McNair

  janismcn@aol.com

  510-236-5316 

**Do not mail  your application using USPS. Instead, please email the application to Janis McNair, using the email address listed above.

Application link

Live Your Dream Award

Application process begins July 1, 2018.  Deadline to apply is November 15, 2018.

  Contact person: Janis Mc Nair

  janismcn@aol.com

  510-236-5316

*Do not mail  your application using USPS. Instead, please email the application to Janis McNair, using the email address listed above.

Application link

High School Scholarship Application

This year we are offering four $5,000 scholarships. The deadline to submit your application is April 19, 2019.

Contact Person:  Janis Mc Nair

janismcn@aol.com

510-236-5316

*Do not mail  your application using USPS. 

Instead, please email the application to Janis McNair, using the email address listed above.

Amazon Smile

SI/Richmond is registered on AmazonSmile.  Through this program, Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible smile amazon.com purchases to registered charities selected by customers. People can sign up for AmazonSmile and select our club to support.  We have our own unique charity link, which is https://smile.amazon.com/ch/95-3503218.  Keep us in mind when you are shopping on Amazon.  Thank you!

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