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Food Parcel Box Decorated by Ruth

First Food Parcels

Often women arrive at the Lancaster Women’s Refuge with very little. So Lancaster Soroptimist were asked if that would provide a food pack. The pack contains basic items like tea, coffee, long-life milk, biscuits and a few easily prepared meals like soup and noodles. There

Global Village at Work in the Kitchen

International Day of Peace Dinner 2021

The venue for this years Peace Dinner was new to many people but thankfully Mary was on hand to guide us in the right direction. The tables were beautifully decorated by Janie and Global Village had supplied a small autumnal small flower decoration. Global village

Fistula Hopital Delivery November 2020

Shawls, Cardigans and Hats An astonishing 52 shawls, 53 cardigans and 5 hats will start their journey to the Fistula Hospital this November 20. These include donations from SI Pendleside and SI Blackpool as well as Lancaster’s talented members.

More Colourful Characters

Another Colourful Character filled Story Book The Stick Man was brought to life by member of our club. They received the thanks from the school and were told the children love the story Look at the many characters that make up the story.

Welcome Pack Made during Lockdown

Welcome Packs The need to welcome packs did not diminish just because the country was in lockdown. Lancaster’s SI members continued to provide the toiletries to make it all possible. Each kit is packed into a drawstring bag made by one of two talented sewers,

How to celebrate Peace Day 2020in lockdown?

Lancaster Soroptimist’s had to look for alternative ways of celebrating the 2020 International Day of Peace during lockdown. Luckily the lockdown rules did not prevent people meeting outdoors at least at this time. Therefore, the option off walking seaside promenade was proposed.  11 members joined

Remember Lock Down 2020

  As well as VE day celebrations and charity jam and chutney sales and of course a daily walk Soroptimist had other activities to keep them occupied. One member keep busy with her garden while an other delivery food boxes and chopped wood for a

Club President holds the wreath to be laid on behalf of the Lancaster SI on Remembrance Sunday 2020

A Lockdown Remembrance Sunday 2020

No service/gathering was possible for Remembrance Sunday 2020 as  the country was in lockdown. Organisations were asked to lay their wreaths at some point during the afternoon , following a private service by the Mayor sometime that day. Only one person was allowed at once

Tiddler – A Fish with a Vivid Imagination

We have been providing storey books for local schools and have in January we completed Tiddler is our 43rd book. It will be delivered to a local school once the coded restrictions are eased. In the mean time members have stated collecting the figures for

A Group of Women dressed in international dress for International Women's Day

International Women’s Day 2020

International Women’s Day February 2020 International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. In Lancaster is was acknowledged with a splash of colour and some taste sensations from around the globe.