SI Peterborough supports International Soroptimism with their current projects and campaigns which can be viewed on the main website. We also support local projects and charities.
Our ongoing projects are:
Purple Teardrop Campaign: A national campaign to help women who are being trafficked.
Shopmobility, Manning the desk at Shopmobility at Queensgate Shopping Centre twice a month.
Plan International: Sponsoring Bedmala 8 years old who lives in India. The sponsorship is for her education and health needs.
Timestop: We collect items of clothing and small household items for Timestop which helps homeless young people.
Peterborough Womens Aid: We give Christmas presents for women at Peterborough Womens’ Aid.
Peterborough Regional College: We donate a prize for a student at the Regional College cookery school.
Handbags for the Homeless: Over the year we fill a handbag with toiletries and other treats to give out to Homeless women in Peterborough at Christmas.
Meru Women’s Garden Project: We are raising funds this year by opening our gardens. www.meruwomen.org
Water Aid: Change collection at meetings.
Hamlin Fistula UK: We knit blankets to donate to this project.