Awards and Recognitions

Awards and Recognitions

Awards and Recognitions presented to Randi’s House of Angels and our Founder, Nancy Chavez with links to media, news and other sources of publication.

October 2, 2019 – Conference for Women Award Winners: Goodwill Ambassador

Nancy was presented with an award for 2019 Goodwill Ambassador at the 2019 Conference for Women.

March 20, 2019 – RHOA Recognized as a Finalist for the 2019 Nonprofit Innovation Awards (Central Penn Business Journal) Read More

February 27, 2019 – The Guardian of Victims’ Rights Award – Marsy’s Law for Pennsylvania

Pictured L-R: Nancy Chavez -Randi’s House of Angels, Rep. Sheryl Delozier, Rebecca Zelner – Marsy’s Law for PA, Kyra Paules – YWCA Carlisle







January 2019 – Marsy’s Law for Pennsylvania





April 12, 2018 – Central Penn Business Journal’s 19th Annual Nonprofit Innovation Awards (Finalist – Programs)

November 17, 2012 – Grand Marshall of the 26th Annual Harrisburg Holiday Parade

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June 4, 2012 – Received the First Annual Patriot News and Direct Energy Harrisburg Volunteer of the Year Award

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June 1, 2012 – Featured article in the Bronze Online Magazine

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May 4, 2012 – Received an Honorary Doctorate Central Penn College

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April 24, 2012 – 2012 Soroptimist Ruby Award For Women Helping Women–Soroptimist International of Harrisburg

March 20, 2012 – Governor’s Task Force on Restitution in Pennsylvania

November 17-19, 2011 – Trained to be a volunteer facilitator with OVA’s Dialogue Program for Victims of Violent Crime at the Mennonite Central Committee in Akron, PA

July 20, 2011 – Member of the newly formed Crime Victims Alliance

December 14, 2010 – Recognized as first Annual Dunkin Donuts Community Hero Award

December 2010 – Featured in Harrisburg Magazine December “717” Magazine

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July 9, 2009 – Recipient of the Certificate of Appreciation for National Crime Victim Week 2009 (April): U.S. Dept of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, and Office of Victims of Crime

April 26, 2007 – Received recognition for the Cumberland County Commission for Women’s support for supporting DV and attended the Crime Victim’s Rights Rally in Carlisle (sponsored by DVSCP/ Victim Services, and YWCA)

February 2007 – Selected to participate in PCCD’s first class for the Survivors Speakers Bureau (SSB)

October 2006 – Chosen as one of the “30 Remarkable Women Making Domestic Violence History” sponsored by PCADV

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March 9, 2006 – Convened the first Meeting of the Dissemination and Access of Crime Scene Photos workgroup

March 2006 – Featured in PA Commission for Women “Voices” Role Model Book for Latina and African American Women – visible role models for young girls especially in Latino and African American communities

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