Young Women Making a Difference


Soroptimist International of Saratoga County is pleased to announce that applications for the 2023-24 Young Women Making a Difference Award are now available. This award is given annually to recognize Volunteer Action in our Community.

Who can apply?

  • Young women between the ages of 14 and 18
  • Must make a difference through volunteer action
  • Must live in Saratoga County
    (Note: Relatives of Soroptimist members are not eligible for this

What is the award?

  • Winners are eligible to receive cash awards for themselves and the charitable organization for which they volunteer.
  • The 2023-2024 award is $500 to the award winners and $500 to the volunteer organizations.

What qualities are sought in applicants?

  • Young women who have demonstrated initiative in both identifying a problem and trying to solve it and/or young women who have significant and noteworthy accomplishments as volunteers.

  • Volunteer actions that benefit women and girls in our community are especially valued.

How do I apply?

Click the link or use the QR Code below to access the application. Be sure to read the instructions carefully. Applications are due by December 15, 2023.


For more information, e-mail

Last year’s winner of the Young Women Making a Difference Award is
Anabelle Lila Brueggermann, who was a senior at Saratoga Springs High School. Annabelle was recognized for her leadership role in creating and working with “Stories for Success”, a non-profit organization that promotes childhood literacy.

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