Welcome to Cwmbran and District Soroptimist Club, a member of Soroptimist International a worldwide, voluntary service organisation for women committed to a world where women and girls together achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong, peaceful communities worldwide. We believe we can make a difference through our Programme Action projects.
Locally we support St David’s Hospice Care, Women’s Aid, Tools for Self Reliance, make and donate bonnets and blankets to the local Special Care Pediatric units at the Royal Gwent and Nevill Hall hospitals, collect jewellery for sale for Alzheimer’s Society. Knit twiddle muffs and sew twiddle cushions for people with dementia and make drain bags for ladies who have had mastectomies and comfort cusions for them. Our latest Project is knitting Trauma Teddies They will be kept in Police/Fire vehicles and given out to small children in volved in traumatic or upsetting circumstances. Internationally we support Plan (a global children’s Charity), Water Aid, Meru Womens’ Garden Project (helping some of the poorest women in Kenya) and have sent aqua boxes to support victims of floods.
To support these Projects there’s a busy calendar of social and fundraising events in addition to our business and speaker meetings.
We meet on the second Monday of the month (with the exception of August and December at Greenmeadow Golf and Country Club (just off the A4042 on Treherbert Road, Croesyceiliog).
We hope you enjoy browsing our web-site and if you find it of interest and would like to attend any of our events or meetings, or are interested in joining us please use the Contact Us page or get in touch with a member, and you will be made to feel very welcome.
Monday, 11 March Open Evening on Modern Slavery and Trafficking with Stephen Chapman, Welsh Government Anti-slavery Co-ordinator and representatives from Gwent Police and BAWSO at Greenmeadow Golf Club at 7.30 p.m.
Friday, 22 March an Elvis Evening with Darren ‘Graceland’ Jones at Ponthir Village Hall at 7 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. – Tickets £10 to include a finger buffet.