About our Club
SI Norwich was chartered in 1952.
It is part of an International organisation for women who are interested in helping others serving the community ,working together and enjoying themselves.
The Club meets twice a month on a Monday . Our venue is the Norwich High School , 95 Newmarket Road, Norwich , NR2 2HU.
Each month we have one speaker meeting and one business meeting, plus many social events
In 2018/20 we are fundraising for Opening Doors.
In 2016/2017 we raised funds for Blood Bikers
In 2015/16 We raised funds for the Norwich YMCA
Also for EACH (East Anglia Children’s Hospices.), Leeway Women’s Refuge,
4women Resource Centre
Additionally we work with a local primary school as reading partners, we offer prizes for attendance and help collect litter on a local walk /cycle pathway. We collect toiletries and food for Food Banks in Norwich and Cromer.
We fund raise for London Anglia Regional project Pelandaba Orphans in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe helping fund children’s education fees.
Also the Federation project “Meru Women’s Garden Project 2016-2019 “- supporting women in Kenya to grow food organically and earn a living.
We enjoy a variety of social events (many of them involve food), often meeting at member’s homes. In addition there are walks , a plant sale, fashion show and theatre trips – combining fundraising with social activities.
SI Noordoostpolder, Netherlands . Six Dutch members visited Norwich in 2010 and toured the city , walked round Sheringham Park and had a visit to BBC Radio Norfolk and ate heartily !.We met up with some of them when we visit the Netherlands in April 2017 to attend a fund raising concert in aid of Syrian refugees.
SI Hana-Karkur, Israel.We keep in touch with regular letters .
SI Vandalia, Illinois, USA. They email us their news and it is good to hear about different approaches to work in the community.
SI Glasgow City was formed in 2010 merging two Glasgow clubs and members keep in touch, exchange visits and see one another at Conferences.
SI Ilkley, many long lasting friendships have been made between members of both clubs.Norwich members went to Ilkley in 2014 to celebrate their 70th Anniversary
SI Cuxhaven, Germany. Six members visited Norwich and North Norfolk in 2011 and we visited them in September 2017