Belinda Harrison Award

Do you know an outstanding single mother?

In memory of the late Belinda R. Harrison, the Chester County Community Collaborative is seeking nominations for the Belinda R. Harrison Award. Belinda Harrison, a single mother who worked tirelessly for years in Chester County’s social services and in her community, dedicating her life to empowering women and the underserved.

This award will be given to a single mother residing in Chester County. The nominee should meet the following criteria:
• be a single mother
• has overcome adversity
• is employed
• active in her community
• selfless, kind and promotes strong family unity.

The theme this year is “Resilience and Reinvention.” If you know of a single mother that stands out and exemplifies the theme, we want to know about her!


Previous Winners

Congratulations to the winner of the 2020 Belinda Harrison Award

Ms. Andrea Howell

The Belinda Harrison Award is given each year to an outstanding single mom in our community.

Andrea is a single mother of two children. She works full-time while also being a full-time student at West Chester University. She recently became a first-time homeowner! Andrea exemplifies resilience, overcoming numerous challenges and coming out stronger on the other side of them. She is involved in her community, volunteering with “Shop with a Cop” during the holidays. She also volunteers with children experiencing homelessness and addiction in Chester County. We salute and honor Andrea Howell, your 2020 Belinda Harrison Award Winner!