Fundraising

Literary Lunch with our Sister Club SI Norwich

Ipswich and Norwich may be highly competitive on the football pitch but the Soroptimists from both places enjoy being together and supporting many of the same causes.  Today our President, Pat, went to SI Norwich’s first literary lunch held at … Continued


A HELPING HAND FOR ‘NEAT FEET’

We had a tombola stall at Sproughton Village Fete on 25th June to raise funds for our Regional Project ‘Neat Feet, Happy Hands’ in Kenya to help eradicate the ‘Jiggers’ parasite by providing bowls, medications, sandals to children (so that … Continued


A FIRST FOR THE CLUB! A SPONSOR TO A QUIZ NIGHT

              Some of us like to go to the odd quiz, and for several years a favourite has been the ones run by our friends at The Hearing Care Centre. So, for the one … Continued


EQUALITY: IF NOT NOW, WHEN?

Our event held to celebrate the work of Lighthouse Women’s Aid, held at the University of Suffolk on 10th February, was a real success, thanks to the collaboration of all parties including the Students’ Union who did so much to … Continued


Toilet Twinning Update

  Back in September 2015 we mentioned we were raising money for ‘Toilet Twinning’. We’re delighted to tell you we raised £240, sufficient funds to pay for a block of toilets for a school.  We elected to have our toilets … Continued


Celebrating Lighthouse Women’s Aid 40th Anniversary

From humble beginnings Lighthouse has grown in to a remarkable organisation for women who have suffered domestic abuse.  Their Drop-In Centre hosts coffee mornings, courses, therapy and advice all given with much respect for their clients.  Fittingly on 25th November, White Ribbon … Continued


Book Reading in celebration of International Literacy Day

Each year we read one book that links to at least one of the issues important to Soroptimists and all women.  This year we focus on ‘Abduction’ and have chosen to read ‘Room’ by Emily Donaghue.  Looking at the review … Continued


Raising Funds for our Projects

There are 10 Soroptimist Clubs in the London & Anglia Region and every 2 years we work together raising funds for a particular joint project. The last 4 years have focused on training nurses at a hospital for HIV patients in S. Africa. … Continued