Programme Action

Christmas Presents for Unseen

Unseen’s specialised care is the first step in the fight against slavery. Through supporting survivors, their provision gives them a safe place to recover from trauma and rebuild their lives. We have supported Unseen for a number of years including … Continued

North West Food Bank

Monday 26th November at our Club Meeting we had an interesting talk from Emma Murray the manager for Bristol North West Foodbank. Emma spoke about the wonderful work the Foodbank carries out for people who need support in the community … Continued

Mary’s Meals: Backpacks

Once again we collected items for backpacks for girls and for boys and we were able to fill 15 packs in total! Three sacks contained 5 completed backpacks each and the fourth sack was full up with “extras”: pens, pencils, … Continued

Railing Against Abuse: Swindon November 23rd 2019

The weather might have been damp, but it did not dampen Soroptimist Bristol’s spirit at the Railing Against Abuse event. We have supported this event for many years and we travelled to Swindon. The Bristol club joined several other clubs … Continued

Trauma Teddy Transfer

  On 15th October, five SI Bristol members (pictured to your left Maureen [originator], Patti [knitter], Marion [President Elect], Denise [President], Anita [Organiser]) visited the Police Head Quarters in Portishead. They were met by the Chief Constable Marshall and Sergeant … Continued

Bag Packing at Marks and Spencer

On Saturday, 16th March, 2019, a team worked at Marks & Spencer in Broadmead to collect money for the Lord Mayor of Bristol Children’s Appeal. Helpers stood at the end of the check-out counters in the Food Hall and offered … Continued

A Bevy of Bears from Region

On 23rd March 2019, a bounty of Teddy Bears was given to SI Bristol by members of the SW&CI Region. The Bears will be at the Tea at the Marriott Hotel on 10th May 2020 as a part of SI … Continued

Packing Shoe Boxes for UNSEEN

On Tuesday 18th December, a team of PA committee members (Liz N, Marion R, Sue P, Yvonne M) worked for 3 hours wrapped items to be given to people spending Christmas in an UNSEEN Safe House. Nine items were wrapped … Continued