We are Durham Soroptimists
We welcome all women who care about other women and girls near and far. Come and support others, make friends and have fun at the same time!
International Women’s Day
Tuesday 8th March
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International Women’s Day Event at Bishop Auckland Town hall
Celebrating 100 years of Soroptimism
Soroptimist International was formed 100 years ago and so we celebrated our centenary at a garden party when we baked over a 100 cup cakes.
We also collected £100 in silver coins on our Silver Line!
Walked 100 km for Endometriosis UK.
Supporting Trafficked Women.
Joy Allen the Police and Crime Commissioner received 2 New Start Bags containing all that a trafficked woman might need, including clothing, cosmetics and personal hygiene items – even hair slides are tucked in!
Donating Christmas Hampers to “Feeding Families” and collecting items for a local women’s refuge.
Supporting our planet by recycling blister packs and planting trees provided by Woodland Trust as part of The Queens Jubilee Canopy Project.
Litter Picking – Surfers Against Sewage
Collecting used bras for “Supporting Breast Cancer”
Advocacy and Action on Social Issues
Raising awareness of local, national and international issues related to women and children.