Club news

British Red Cross Talk

Sue presented Ben Jenkins with a donation and a small gift following his informative talk on the work of the British Red Cross (BRC) covering Kent and Sussex, that relates to work as a club we have been undertaking on … Continued

Women’s Refuge Christmas Hampers

At the December business meeting, the Medway Soroptimists filled several hampers for local women’s refuges. Members had donated an extensive range of luxury items including toiletries, toys and food stuffs for Christmas to fill the hampers. Personalised Christmas gifts had … Continued

Missing People G4 Concert

Angela, Janet, Caroline and Jane were volunteer stewards on behalf of the UK charity Missing People at the G4 Christmas concert held at Rochester Cathedral on 24 November. As stewards they were responsible for meeting and greeting the 850 people … Continued

2018 Shoe Box Appeal

Medway Towns Soroptimists enjoyed an evening helping charity Blythswood Care make care boxes. Shoe boxes are filled with everyday essentials, such as toothpaste, soap, warm hats and gloves as well as small treats, small toys, makeup or sweets. The boxes … Continued

COOK Kitchen Visit

Several members of SI The Medway Towns visited The COOK Kitchen in Sittingbourne this month. The environment, and particularly the problems of plastic, are high on our Programme Action agenda. We are in the process of researching plastic waste and … Continued

Fun Day For Young Carers

S.I. Medway Towns arranged for a fun day out for 14 young carers at Diggerland in Cuxton at the end of the summer holidays. There are about 180 young carers in Medway, aged between 4 and 19 years old, who … Continued

Beach Clean

Medway Soroptimists will be taking part in the Marine Conservation Society’s National Beach Clean on Sunday 16th September this year.  The aim of the exercise is to not only remove the litter from the beach but to analyse it and pass … Continued

Medway Youth Awards

  Medway Soroptimists Supporting First Medway Youth Awards on Tuesday, 10 July, at Priestfield Stadium, Gillingham. Medway Youth Council in partnership with Medway Council and other organisations have been encouraging members of the public to nominate young people and adults for the 2018 … Continued

Awareness, Advocacy, & Action for Justice

Jane and Janet will be attending the Study Day in Belfast at the Europa Hotel on 7 July 2018. The title is ‘Awareness, Advocacy, & Action for Justice’, through the 3Es ( Educate, Enable and Empower). The intention is to feedback to … Continued

Jane reports from the Race for Life

The 5 of us joined 600 other women and children to take part in Race for Life 5km event. Jules joined the runners and completed in 48 mins whilst Wanda, Jenny, Jess and myself walked the route in just over … Continued