SI Skipton-in-Craven help good causes

A CHRISTMAS Fair organised by Skipton Soroptimists members resulted in 10 recipients benefitting from the proceeds. Rosalie Holroyd, president of Soroptimist International of Skipton in Craven is pictured handing a cheque to Mary Parker, chairman of the Keighley Branch of Yorkshire Cancer Research; one of the groups which benefited. The Skipton branch of the Soroptimists

SI Trinidad and Tobago buries a time capsule

On Wednesday, December 29, 2021, the Soroptimist International National Association of Trinidad and Tobago (SITT) buried a time capsule in St James. The time capsule contains items from seven local Soroptimist Clubs that comprise SITT—SI Port of Spain, SI San Fernando, SI Chaguanas, SI Newtown, SI Anaparima, SI Esperance, and the proposed Club of SI

SI Harrogate present over £11,000 to Just’B’

Immediate Past President of SI Harrogate and District, Sandra Frier, was able to present Just’B’s Community and Challenge Events Fundraiser, Sandra Gilbert, with a cheque for over £11000 last week. President Sandra and members of the Harrogate and District Club had been fundraising for over 18 months, mostly through the restraints of lockdowns, to raise money for

SI Swindon appeal for donations to domestic abuse support service

The Swindon Soroptimists delivered toys, bedding and bric-a-brac to a charity shop. Club members and friends from other groups like Ladies Who Latte, Live Laugh Love and Nordic Walking donated things the Survivor shop could sell to raise money for the Swindon Domestic Abuse Support Service. Soroptimist members Jackie Webb and Lydia Cardew delivered the goods

SI Newsbury ‘recipes for trees’ fundraiser

The Newbury Soroptimists, in collaboration with Action Through Enterprise and the Cheap Street-based Henry & Joe’s restaurant, have raise £650 towards the planting of mango and cashew nut trees by rural schools in Ghana. As part of a plant sale and fete through the summer, Henry & Joe’s donated a mango and cashew nut recipe

SI Abergavenny and District continue their service and fund-raising projects

Despite the restrictions of the continuing pandemic Soroptimist International Abergavenny and District have continued their service and fund-raising projects. As the summer came to an end the club marked the centenary of Soroptimist International with the planting of a copse of mixed species trees on Abergavenny’s Castle Meadows. The project was carried out in conjunction

SI Falkirk donation helps bereaved families

This week members of Soroptimist International Falkirk made a donation which will allow the metal keepsakes to be given free of charge to families affected by a lost pregnancy, stillborn or death of a child or infant. The copper tree was purchased by the hospital’s Women & Children’s Bereavement Team six years ago and was designed by

SI Esperance celebrate Soroptimist Centenary

Soroptimist Clubs all over the world are celebrating the centenary of Soroptimist International. The first Soroptimist club was chartered on October 3, 1921, in Oakville, California. Soroptimist International is a global volunteer women’s movement that now encompasses a network of five federations with a membership of around 72,000 club members in 121 countries. The organisation