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Diary of the month – June 2022

Phrase of the month- Soroptimists are team players who inspire others to fulfil their dreams. 1st – Today, local charity Homestart, held a Summer Party in Stourport for their families who they support  throughout the year. We gave them a helping hand and our member

Diary of the Month – May 2022

Phrase of the month- We promote, uphold and defend the ideals of Humanity. This is the month of the Susfest. This festival has been organised by The Green Alliance group in the Wyre Forest Area. Many separate organisations have taken part putting on different events

Diary of the Month – April 2022

Phrase of the month—We have a voice at the United Nations to improve the status of women of all ages and nationality. 7th—-Business meeting and AGM where our new presidents for the next year take over their roles. We have three members sharing the role

Speakers from West Mercia Women’s Aid

Our speakers at last night’s meeting were Claire and Gail from West Mercia Women’s Aid. Claire spoke about the services now offered by Women’s Aid in West Mercia covering Worcestershire & Herefordshire and Gail spoke of her role as a support worker at the Kidderminster

Diary of the month – March 2022

Phrase of the month:  Soroptimists call for gender equality first to ensure a sustainable tomorrow March 2022: 3rd     Next year, three members will be sharing the President’s role doing four months each.  Roles and content were planned.  Each President will have a “buddy” to help

Kidderminster Soroptimists – Sewing Sisters

Having been inspired by our recent speaker, Candy Cooley from SI Stourbridge and an Ambassador for the Buddy Bags Foundation, several members have delved into their own and donated fabric stashes and start sewing much needed items for them. Calling ourselves ‘Sewing Sisters’, we are

Diary of the Month February 2022

1st           A donation of sanitary products was made to Homestart, to help tackle period poverty in our local area. 5th          Reflection Day – once a year we meet at a member’s house for an informal get together to discuss upcoming events and plan for the

Useful recycling?

Kidderminster Soroptimists have been making items from recycled materials for a midwifery unit in Hoima, Uganda since 2015.  We make 1 metre square birthing sheets for use in the delivery room, by recycling bedsheets.  We also recycle pillowcases and make them into dresses and shorts