Club news

Visit to Hillcrest Aids Centre, South Africa – November 2016

  A group of Colchester members visited a previous Soroptimist’s project, Hillcrest Aids Centre near Durban, South Africa.  We were able to take clothes and toiletries for use by the centre, either to sell or use within the Respite Centre … Continued


UN International Literacy Day – 8th September 2016

Member Dilly Meyer took two boxes of books donated by Wivenhoe Bookshop to the local Women’s Refuge for use by the children.   Everyone was highly delighted with the donation!




Women’s Refuge

As long term supporters of the local Women’s Refuge, we have provided items for the women and their children, so that when they arrive with few possessions, they have basic personal items, such as shampoo, shower gel and toothpaste and … Continued


Istanbul International Conference

Three members of the Colchester club attended this amazing event in vibrant Istanbul. Inspiring speakers from around the world gave us food for thought..


International Women’s Day

The Colchester Soroptimists joined their Anglia Region sisters and celebrated International Women’s Day by asking everyone to help them ‘Educate the World’s Girls’.  Across the region, the Soroptimist ladies collected children’s books and these were sent to help educate girls … Continued


EACH Fundraising Jump

Georgeta joined East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) and abseiled down Colchester Jumbo Tower on 4th of August 2012 .  This has raised the sum of £470.00 for EACH, our president’s charity.


Peace One Day

On Thursday 13th September Colchester & District branch held an open supper evening in response to Peace One day. Ten years ago Jeremy Gilley had a crazy idea which has led to the 21st September being established as an International … Continued