Programme Action

Time to present the donations

In April 2018 we were pleased to present the donations to the charities which we had chosen to support during Joan’s year as President.  Representatives from each of the local charities were invited to join us for nibbles and a … Continued

Christmas 2017

We had a busy time in the run up to Christmas 2017 starting with holding our November Social meeting at a member’s home where we filled decorated boxes with a variety of items for the Morecambe Homeless Action charity.  The … Continued

Fun and fundraising

In September 2017 we held our Friendship Evening, welcoming sister Soroptimists from Clubs in the North West and Isle of Man Region, along with Regional President Angie and Regional President Margaret from SI South Lancashire. The main event of the … Continued

Landmine Free

In September 2017 we supported the Landmine Free campaign.   In October 2017 Programme Action Officer Noreen undertook a local survey on Trafficking and Slavery. The results were fed into the those from clubs within our Region and then into a national survey.  

Our charities for 2017 to 2018

During Joan’s year as President we have been pleased to welcome representatives from our chosen charities to speak about their organisations. In June 2017 Steve Dunstan, Northern Area Manager, and his colleague gave us a really interesting presentation on the North … Continued

Supporting Morecambe Homeless Action and UNHCR

Morecambe Homeless Action receives £500 donation Morecambe Homeless Action Group will benefit to the tune of £500 in the coming year. Bonnie Mitchell, President of Soroptimist International Morecambe and Heysham, presented the cheque to Shirley Boult of Morecambe Homeless Action … Continued

We Did It!!

A defibrillator at Morecambe Library 24 hours a day, seven days a week! Last year Soroptimist International Morecambe and Heysham, together with staff at Morecambe Library, promised to raise money for a defibrillator to be based at Morecambe Library. The … Continued

More funds for the defibrillator

This year the members of SI Morecambe and Heysham are working with the staff of Morecambe Library to raise funds to provide a defibrillator to be placed on the outside of Morecambe library for the use of the community in … Continued

Another successful coffee morning

Once again we held our main fundraising event at the Gaskell Hall in Silverdale in February 2015 and raised funds for the PIES (Partners in Education Swaziland) project which we are supporting during 2014 and 2015. We had books, cakes and bric-a-brac stalls as … Continued

Beachclean 2014

On a pleasant Saturday afternoon in late September members of SI Morecambe and Heysham once again joined members of the Marine Conservation Society, local residents, and friends in the beach clean and survey of our “adopted” beach at Half Moon Bay, Heysham. All … Continued