Welcome

The Richmond Chapter of Delicados Inc.

Welcome to the official web site of the Richmond Chapter of the National Delicados, Inc..  Located in Richmond, Virginia, we come together to carry out the ideals of Delicados to promote unity and friendship among chapters and to engage in civil, cultural and social activities in the world community.

Impact

For the past 36 years The Richmond Delicados have worked in Richmond to carry out their mission to make an even greater impact in the community and to maintain their sisterly bond in the World of Delicados.

Community

The Richmond Chapter of Delicados is dedicated to supporting various community organizations through financial contributions and volunteering their time. Some of the organizations and activities that have been supported are:

  • Safe Harbor and YMCA Battered Women’s Shelter
  • Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation
  • Camp Bright Moments (a Sickle Cell Camp)
  • March of Dimes Walk America
  • Gold Bowl Classic Information Center
  • United Negro College Fund
  • Grace House
  • First Impressions
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Feed More
  • RVA Read

Featured Event

POSTPONED – Richmond Chapter’s African American Heritage Celebration this year will be ”Celebrating Virginia’s Black Girls that Rock, through: Cultural Arts, Health, Entrepreneurship and Youth.”

The affair is flavored with an African American Market Place (vendors with jewelry, clothing, accessories, etc.), a show featuring a local jazz group and lunch.

This celebration has been postponed to help protect the health of all. Please visit our event detail page for updates and event information.

Membership

Members are generally sponsored by a chapter member.  One of the basic requirements to joining Richmond Chapter Delicados is a commitment and allegiance to being a Team Player.  Members are expected to be an active participant in all chapter activities.

Annually, members of all chapters convene for the National Conclave. The Richmond Chapter has had the pleasure of hosting the conclave in June 1993, 2003, 2013 and will host the conclave in June 2023. Many members of the Richmond Chapter have served as National Officers; Jerlys T. Barham, Cynthia J. Brown, Evelyn T. Carter, Wylena L. Carter, Sylvia Smith Dyer, Sandra d. Edmonds, Lillian E. Greene, Shirley J. Logan, Thelma Y. Pettis, Elaine M. Wright and currently Dr. Joice E. Carter (National President), Evelyn T. Carter, Sheron Carter-Gunter, Wylena L. Carter and Sherrethia L. Lowe.