Programme Action in our region is alive and well!

Our report from the clubs shows that since April, members have worked hard at the following projects:

SI Cambridge

  • regular PAC meetings ensure that the club remains focussed on Soroptimist projects
  • continues to support Whitworth House a facility for young homeless women

SI Colchester

  • have kept support going for the Hospice with their weekend rota

SI Chelmsford

  • regular slots in the shopping mall to raise awareness of women’s issues

SI East London

  • continue their work in the locality and invite excellent speakers on issues affecting women and girls; a small but purposeful club!

SI Enfield

  • delighted to have supported the regional project again. The Hillcrest project, which is overseen by one of their members also remains one of their targets.

SI Gt Yarmouth

  • Have made usual contributions to both Refuges
  • spearheaded the Neat Feet Happy Hands project

SI Ipswich

  • another small but purposeful club – working on their project supporting local women, following the success of their book launch
  • they continue to distribute SI Yeovil’s bookmarks to schools and other outlets

SI Norwich

  • reports that they will have more news from the 4 Women Resource Centre
  • The Club will support this year’s Regional Project.

SI King’s Lynn

  • have made a decision to focus on those projects which fit the SI ethos of working with women and girls.
  • English Lessons for Migrant Workers – continue on a weekly basis.
  • Collection of toiletries for local Women’s refuge.

SI Southend-on-Sea & District

  • continuing to collect for and distribute toiletries bags for the refuges
  • Christmas bags for homeless women and overnight bags of toiletries for women in hospital
  • continuing to lobby about Relationships Ed and eliminating VAW, working with the local Safeguarding group.
  • collating results and discussing next steps from the Trafficking survey.