May 1, 2021

Violet Richardson Award 2021 – Rachel Dong: the 2nd Place Recipient


Rachel Dong
Eric Hamber Secondary School
Violet Richardson Award (2021) Recipient

My name is Rachel and I’m a grade 11 student at Eric Hamber. I volunteer with Ocean Wise, raising awareness and promoting the importance of ocean conservation through various service projects. I am also the president of Kitchen on a Mission, a youth organization which collects unsellable, end-of-day baked goods from bakeries to donate to people in need. Through these platforms, I will continue to advocate for the environment and support marginalized populations.

I am incredibly honoured to be one of the recipients of the 2021 Violet Richardson Award. I would like to thank the people who have mentored and supported me so that I could become the person I am today. Thank you Soroptimist Vancouver for recognizing girls involved in community service and encouraging us all to give back to our community.