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Soroptimist International - Milton Keynes

Soroptimist International of Milton Keynes is part of a worldwide organisation of women, which is linked to the United Nations.

May is Members Month – I’m A Soroptimist

Soroptimists are women volunteering to transform the lives of women and girls.

We turn vision into action, support local, national and international groups, we support women and girls in need, we increase access to education and we offer support friendship and fun.

Here is Vanessa, one of our founders and past Chairs telling us why she is a Soroptimist.

Why not join us or a club near you.  Contact us on soroptimistsmk@gmail.com or to find a club https://sigbi.org/get-involved/membership/

Welcome to Soroptimist International Milton Keynes

We are part of an international women’s voluntary organisation working to improve the lives of women and girls locally, nationally and at an international level.  To learn more about our friendly group, who we are and what we do click here.  We are always looking for new members.

We want to raise awareness of the many ways we can help women and girls to reach their potential and realise their ambition.  If you want to make a difference why not join us at one of our events. 

Contact us via email at soroptimistsmk@gmail.com

Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/SIMiltonKeynes

SI MK 16 Feb 2021 mtgTo see when we are meeting and our planned events click here

To see what we have been up to lately see “Recent Club News” below

Why not read our newsletters to see what we have been up to lately, click here

Events In May – July

Tuesday 17 May – AGM Branch meeting.  5.30 pm for tea with 6.00 pm start.  Great Linford Parish Council Offices.

Saturday 21 May – Domestic Abuse Conference hosted by SI Yorkshire.  10am to 12.30pm via Zoom.  For details and how to book click here

Mon 23 May – 7.30pm – 9pm Zoom – Love Food, Hate Waste?  Join SI St Albans to find out about the damage food waste causes & some simple changes you can make to cut your impact.  Hear from David Birley, Waste Aware Co-ordinator, Herts Waste Aware Partnership and Louise Palmer, St Albans’ Recycling and Waste Officer. For more info including how to book click here.  

Wednesday 1 June – Friendship Lunch, 1pm. Venue to be confirmed.

Saturday 11 June Face-to-Face – SILC Region Conference Hosted by SI Slough Windsor and Maidenhead Club in Ascot Berkshire 10am-4pm.  £20 including lunch and refreshments.  Speakers include Alzeimer’s Society and Dr Kay Richmond SIGBI Programme Director.   Click here for Booking information.

Tuesday 21 June – Branch meeting.  5.30 pm for tea with 6.00 pm start. Venue to be confirmed.

Tuesday 19 July – Branch meeting.  5.30 pm for tea with 6.00 pm start. Venue to be confirmed.

Fundraising events coming up

Sunday 22 May – Windmill Hill Golf Course Craft Stall Fayre. 12 pm till 4pm.

Tuesday 7 June – Platinum celebration and Pre Loved Clothes Sale.  5.30pm  £5 per head.  For a ticket contact on soroptimistsmk@gmail.com 

Saturday 9 JulyQuiz Night, Simpson to raise funds for our charities.  Quiz and Food night.  7.00pm at Simpson Village Hall.  £15 per head including dinner, tea, cake/biscuits and tea.  For a ticket contact on soroptimistsmk@gmail.com 

Saturday 16 July – Walk in Great Linford with our Regional Clubs.  More details to follow.

Music Event – Sept.  Details to be confirmed

Soroptimist Milton Keynes Values 2022Who are Soroptimist International Milton Keynes?

We are a caring, determined, committed, loyal, friendly and inclusive group of women.  We love to help educate, empower and enable women and girls to a better life.  We love to support our local charities.   Why not join us and find friendship and a purpose.  You can email us at soroptimistsmk@gmail.com

Recent Club News –  click here to see more news items

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16 days of Activism banner

Soroptimists say End Violence against women now!

SI Milton Keynes – We are Soroptimists,

Women inspiring action, transforming lives,

We are vibrant, dynamic and like minded women,

Working on global to local projects that help improve the lives of women and girls.

We do this by helping to educate young people to identify when relationships are becoming abusive;

We empower women looking to escape or change abusive homes through supporting the preventative, practical advice provided by MK ACT;

We enable women to put their lives on a new path by fundraising for new hostel rooms at the YMCA,

We distribute dignity packs to local women through the Red Cross each year,

We fund research to support the work of Works for Us, helping local women back into the workplace,

We support homeless women and families to get back into accommodation and working life through the work carried out by The Winter Night Shelter MK

Join and support us in making Milton Keynes a life-enhancing community for women and girls.

If you are looking for immediate support, please contact our link charities directly – listed here.

 

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