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Soroptimists – Support in the Cities

More about Soroptimists’ Covid-19 projects in South Lancashire Region’s two cities.

SI Manchester: When Trafford Domestic Abuse Services put out an appeal for toiletries for refuge residents, members rose to the challenge.

Soroptimists provided a wide range of essentials, handmade toiletry bags and shopping vouchers to purchase further supplies. The club also made a donation towards necessities for the charity’s new refuge.

The club’s newsletter focussed on service projects:  Manchester Soroptimists in action Spring 2020

SI Liverpool: The club supplied 45 buckets of cleaning materials for clients of the Whitechapel Centre for the Homeless.

The clients have been housed temporarily in a hotel but are now being moved out to permanent accommodation.

Members also gave 15 bags of kitchen cupboard ‘starters’ – tea, coffee, sugar, oil, spices, salt, pepper, pickle, etc.

This prompted a Tweet about the Soroptimists’ work from the Lord Mayor of Liverpool, too.