Community service

Junior League of Greenwich Seeks Applications for Community Service Award

Calling all local high school girls who are passionate about community service.

The Junior League of Greenwich is now accepting nominations for its Community Service Award.

Each year, the Junior League of Greenwich awards funds to a local high school student through its Community Service Award. The $ 2,000 award is intended to recognize a high school student who exemplifies the mission of the Junior League of Greenwich by demonstrating a sustained commitment to community service. The recipient must be an individual whose volunteer activities demonstrate initiative and a significant and sustained commitment to community service and leadership.

To be eligible, the applicant must be a high school student in Grades 9-12, who lives or attends school in Greenwich. The recipient must be someone whose volunteer activities demonstrate initiative, leadership and a sustained commitment to community service.

Applications can be found at jlgreenwich.org and should also include two written recommendations from outside family members with knowledge of the student’s volunteer activities. The submission deadline is April 6, 2022.

The Junior League of Greenwich presented the 2021 Community Service Award to Stephanie Busani, then a junior at Greenwich High School. Stéphanie is an exceptional volunteer for Neighbor to Neighbor who has dedicated more than 2000 hours of service to the organization. Additionally, she ran her own program, The Monthly Mission, to help provide feminine hygiene products to women in need. Stephanie has also been a volunteer performer with Off-Beat Players and is preparing to become a future EMT volunteer. Stephanie plans to use $ 800 of the grant towards her college education where she plans to study nursing, and she will use $ 200 to support Neighbor to Neighbor.

For more information or questions visit our website at www.jlgreenwich.org or email [email protected].

The Junior League of Greenwich (JLG) has been improving the community for over 60 years. It is a women’s organization committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through effective action and the leadership of trained people. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The Junior League of Greenwich welcomes all women who appreciate our mission. JLG is committed to creating inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations and communities. We welcome and celebrate women from all walks of life, regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, ability, religion or national origin.