One of our members has knitted 36 premature baby hats for our local hospital.
Scrub Bags for the NHS made by one of our members. 36 so far and still going. Recycling as much cotton as possible.
Soroptimists from Hamilton attended South Lanarkshire Council’s Event in the Town House Hamilton on Friday 6th March, 2020. Speakers from Women’s Aid, Rape Crisis and Fair Trade joined both local councillors and MSPs Christina McKelvie and Monica Lennon. Talks were thought provoking and interesting on the challenges that women face in 2020. All ages attended including senior school girls. A sketch at the end of the afternoon by Naomi Breeze Productions was ‘very true to life’ taken from statements given by women who had suffered abuse. A photo opportunity at the end shows support for equality.
795 Bottle tops handed in to Lush Cosmetics today, our total around 2700 now. They recycle the plastic.
Our Christmas Party raised over £100 for the International President’s Fund – Women, Water & Leadership. After a delicious meal we had a short quiz about Women, Water & Leadership, charades, carol singing and the raffle was drawn with the hamper being won by one of our guests. Lots of fun and laughter on the night.
34 back packs were collected at our meeting on Monday 26th November, 2018 by Robert Carty representing Mary’s Meals.
£1,000 raised at our annual quiz night. Over 100 attended and formed teams of 6. A supper of sausage rolls and sandwiches was served at the interval.