BHRP 2022 Information (Contact your Section BHRP Team)

Just Imagine: Celebrating Membership and the Bethune-Height Recognition Program of NCNW National.
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Legacy Life members Elizabeth Carrothers and Aeronia Poole receive certificates during Charlotte section meeting.

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Congratulations to our 2020-2021 Bethune-Height Charlotte Achievers:


Legacy Life-

  • Elizabeth Carrothers

  • Erma Crowder

  • Brenda Ford

  • Hazel Gipson

  • Aeronia Poole
  • Senator Joyce Waddell


  • Pamela Brown

  • Lena Harris

  • Juanna Hayes
  • Sarah Simons


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The Bethune/Height Recognition Program is the largest membership fundraiser of the national organization and annually honors Bethune Achievers (persons who contribute $300.00 or more), Life Members ($500), and Legacy Life Members ($1,000) who contribute, join or upgrade through the fundraiser Program.


The Bethune/Height Recognition Program was founded in 1974 and has grown into a great national movement. Its uniqueness comes from the annual opportunity it gives individuals to live the legacy of NCNW’s Founder, Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune by contributing to the work for which she dedicated her life.


Proceeds from the Program help to undergird the vital work of the National Office by broadening and strengthening the financial base that is so crucial to NCNWs survival and its ability to affect much needed change.

In November 2010, during the NCNW 75th Anniversary Convocation, Dr. Barbara L. Shaw, National Chair, officially announced that the Program would be renamed “Bethune/Height Recognition Program” in honor of Dr. Dorothy I. Height, NCNW Chair/President Emerita.

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2021 Virtual Journal