Our meeting on Wednesday 10th July 2019

We’re delighted to welcome Jodi Peck, from Suffolk Refugee Support, who will speak about SRS’s 20 years and its current work with women.  She is bringing Maria with her who will tell us how our Bursary has helped her. Please … Continued

Find out what Suffolk Libraries are Doing for the Community

Our speaker at our meeting on Wednesday 8th May was Sarah Lungley, Mental Health and Wellbeing Coordinator for Suffolk Libraries who spoke about her role.  We had invited Sarah as 1. it was Mental Health Awareness Week (and we wore … Continued

SYRINGE DRIVER BAGS MADE FROM DONATED MATERIALS

Ipswich and Woodbridge residents have been generous in donating material to make syringe driver bags for patients who need to carry small pumps for pain relief around with them. From one donor in Woodbridge 20 bags have been made; some … Continued

The Meru Garden Project

In November 2015, Child.org were elected as our Federation Project partner 2016-19 with our new partner CIFORD in Meru, Kenya. The project is an agricultural training programme for women called Meru Women’s Garden Project. The project launched on International Women’s Day in March … Continued

Kim Trotter is our next Speaker

At our next meeting on Wednesday 13th February at The Ipswich & Suffolk Club, Northgate Street, we’re delighted to welcome Kim Trotter who will be talking to us about the Future Female Society, one of the many organisations, including Ipswich Soroptimists, … Continued

QUIZ RUNNERS UP

We were pleased to have fielded a team for SI Colchester’s Quiz evening on 28th February to raise funds for Colchester Soroptimists’ Youth Award 2019.  The event raised in the region of £600 to help sponsor the Award. It is … Continued

Helen Pankhurst

Just before Christmas we had the opportunity to hear Helen Pankhurst (granddaughter of Emmeline) talk about the lead up to (some) women achieving the vote, progress made since 1918 and raise a discussion about what changes we would like to … Continued

THE SEASON TO GIVE TO THOSE LESS FORTUNATE

  It is that time of year again when it is good to give to those less fortunate. And, that is just what we have done!  The Club has given donations to our International President’s Appeal of ‘Women, Water and … Continued

White Ribbon Day – 25th November 2018

An important date in our calendar.  White Ribbon was set up by men to stop domestic violence.  See their latest campaign on the White Ribbon UK site- If love hurts, it’snot love. https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5965f0e9e58c62e0520e1d7b/59b646d6b07869610d1b3be5/5bdae8cc40ec9acdd249657b/1541074872772/1.png?format=1000w  

Mayor of Ipswich, Jane Riley, speaking at our November meeting

We’re very fortunate to have Jane Riley, current Mayor of Ipswich, coming to visit us on 14th November 2018, to speak about her role, charities, women in public life. Do join us if you are interested – let us know … Continued