Vigil for Victims of Pakistan’s School Massacre

Soroptimists, like so many decent people from around the world, were shocked by last month’s slaughter of innocent children in Pakistan. Taliban gunmen burst into the secondary school in Peshawar killing 132 children and several teachers. We all watched, in horror, as the TV … Continued

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Dundee Soroptimists Mark Human Rights Day

On Saturday December 6th several members of the club marked UN Human Rights Day- Dec 10th- by raising awareness of modern day slavery. On a damp winter’s day, nine ladies handed SI Modern Slavery leaflets to Christmas Shoppers in the Perth Road area and in Dundee City … Continued

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Harrogate Conference

Six members of SI Dundee travelled to the annual Federation Conference in the historic spa town of Harrogate.   Over 1400 delegates packed the conference hall to hear an array of excellent speakers. We were inspired by the entrepreneurial work and achievements of Sahar … Continued

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Fun and Games at Club Meeting

In acknowledgement of World Food Day members brought food for Dundee Foodbank.   President Norma welcomed Brenda Gibellini, a member of Canning Districts SI, Western Australia and her mother Anne Kerr.   Brenda was on holiday, staying with her mother in Dundee and … Continued

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October Fundraisers

At Arbroath Football Ground Dundee Soroptimists used their charm to raise funds at Arbroath Football ground on Sat 18th October. They raised over £150 for Dundee Women’s Aid.   International President Anne Appeal See solar, cook solar. SI Dundee President Norma, on … Continued

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Soroptimists Support Dundee Women’s Aid Celebration Dinner

Dundee Women’s Aid and Women’s Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre held an Anniversary Fundraising Dinner at the Apex Hotel on Friday 17th of October. The event was supported by Dundee’s Lord Provost and over ninety guests. SI Dundee President Norma McGovern was one … Continued

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A First for Dundee

Bernie Arnott, researcher in Augmentative and Alternative Communications was able to tell members of Soroptimist International of Dundee that the Scottish government have recently awarded a grant of £4 million to make signage and all documents relating to health matters … Continued

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Remembering the Role of Women in the World Wars.

Friendship Evening.   President Norma organised a very special Friendship Evening to start the club year.  On Tuesday August 26th, SI Dundee members and friends met together to celebrate the varied role women in the last war. Most attended dressed in period attire highlighting … Continued

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BIG Day of Action …Walking the Tay Road Bridge

On Saturday 19th July SI Dundee club members, members from Perth and Scotland South braved the elements to walk the Tay Road Bridge.  A challenging wet day didn’t deter these Soroptimists as they walked to raise funds for the BIG … Continued

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UN.Gift Boxes on display at the Commonwealth Games.

More than Gold, an inter-denominational Christian organisation, in conjunction with Stop the Traffik placed the UN.Gift Boxes around Glasgow city centre to raise awareness of human trafficking and modern day slavery. Each box highlighted different forms of modern slavery: forced … Continued

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