What do we do?
Soroptimists in Sheffield have helped with the following various charitable activities:
At the LOCAL level we –
- Support two local Women’s Refuges with regular donations
- Support the Snowdrop Project for trafficked women
- Raise money for Madam President’s charities by organising social events.
- Give donations to the Archer project – looking after homeless people locally
- Raise awareness of Trafficking by having a stall at Sheffield University during Fresher’s Week and at the Winter Gardens on Human Rights Day.
- Support a local residential Care Home
- Work with Y12/13 girls from local schools to Share Our Skills
- Support and raise awareness of International Women’s Day
- Organise Christmas bags/boxes for the women and children at the Refuges
At the NATIONAL level we –
- Support the Regional and Federation President’s charities
- Make donations to SIGBI Benevolent fund
- Work with Girl Guides discussing careers
- Work with Girl Guides to increase awareness of grooming and slavery
At the INTERNATIONAL level we –
- Support Water Aid by sending donations
- Raise money for the education of women and girls in Pakistan via SI Karachi
- Send donations to the International President’s Appeal
- Organise activities, social events and suppers raising awareness and money for various causes
- Raise money for AfriPads and SI Masaka