About Our Club

The club had a stall in the Pannier Market, Barnstaple for Antislavery Day 2018. They collected signatures for the Purple Tear Drop 'Sex for Sale'  Petition.
Celebrating World Book Day 2018. The club had a stall in the centre of |Braunton to give out free books.
Mpumi from SI Bulawayo viewing the machine we hope to buy them.
Presenting Simon Higgins, South West Area Manager of the Road Hauliers Association with anti -  trafficking toliet stickers to go in toliets at truck stops across the  UK
The Barnstaple Club raises funds for our joint 'Knickers for Knowledge' project with our Soroptimist friends at SI Bulawayo
Collecting for Water Aid 2018
Hanky Panky 2018
Railing against Domestic Abuse
A large group of members from the various Soroptimist Clubs in the South West Region assembled at Temple Meads Station Bristol before marching through the city.
Joan Collins joined the group with her daughter marching through Bristol
Enjoying a cup of tea and a chat after working on a project.
Jenny has been putting up displays to raise awareness of issues and information about our club in libraries across North Devon on a regular basis.
Raising funds with a Cream Tea at Westward Ho.
The international President(2016) Yvonne from New Zealand, enjoying a cream team with us at the Commodore Hotel, Instow.
Meeting with Yvonne the International President (2016) at the Commodore Hotel Instow
Receiving the Ellen Braun Award
Cheque presented by petroc College students for K4K project.
International Women`s Day
A Christmas fund raiser at Westward Ho
Tombola
Working on the garden at Pilton House
We obtained 100 signatures on the Purple Teardrop Petition.
Coffee with Soroptimist frends from a visiting club.
Bags of used clothes waiting to be collected to raise funds for 'Knickers for Knowledge'
Petal Scattering to remember victims of domestic violence

 

Soroptimist International of Barnstaple is part of the world’s largest service organisation for women. We welcome new members of all ages and from all walks of life, to join us and make a difference to the lives of women and girls.

 

Soroptimist means Best for Women – Soror for Sister and Optima meaning the best.

Some of the things we do:

Fund-raise for Water Aid

 

Take action against Domestic Abuse

 

Support our local Women’s Refuge

 

Raise awareness of Human Trafficking

 

Lobby for Change

 

Petition

 

Educate, Empower and Enable women and girls

 

We have no religious or political affiliation.