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President’s Message Board

President’s message 2019-20 President Sue Gledhill installing Sue Stringer President Elect at the 2019 AGM.   President’s Address 2018   President’s report May 2018  

Stockport Soroptimist’s Annual Plant Sale

  This year the Club’s annual plant sale was hosted by member Wendy Horne at her lovely home and garden. The weather was kind and the plants proved popular with members and visitors alike – perhaps tempted by the delicious … Continued

Purple Community Fund

The Club has recently started a new project to help the Purple Community Fund which assists poor women and their families in the Phillipines to give them an income and help them take charge of their own destinies.  This is, … Continued


President Sue Gledhill and Membership Officer Liz McConnell met with Caroline Vandecasteele for SI of Kortrijk in Belgium, here in Stockport at the Alma Lodge.  Caroline’s husband Mike is a native of Stockport and so they are rregular vistors to … Continued

80 Years of Service and Action in Stockport and Beyond

October 2018 saw us celebrate 80 years of local, national and international action and service as the Club Soroptimist International of Stockport.  A celebratory 80th Charter Dinner took place and we were delighted to welcome so many guests from neighbouring … Continued

Toilet Twinning

Poor sanitation kills and is degrading for individuals.  The charity Toilet Twinning ( ) educates communities about sanitation and assists them in building latrines for themselves as well as building toilets for them.  £60 enables you to toilet twin with … Continued

Play Equipment for Brinnington Contact Centre

The Club are delighted to have supported the Brinnington Contact Centre with £1000 of outdoor play equipment.  The Centre enables children in foster care and those on the child protection register who may still be with one parent to come … Continued

Stockport Talking Newspapers donation

The Club were delighted to welcome Paul Ramsden from Stockport Talking Newspapers and present him with a cheque for £350 towards continuing activities.  Mr Ramsden gave a short talk on the operational aspects of the organisation that supports individuals with … Continued

Supporting Vulnerable Victims and Witnesses of Crime

Stockport Soroptimists were delighted to be joined by local MP Ann Coffey in a visit to Greater Manchester Police’s video interview unit.  This important facility has been refurbished by the Club from something rather bare and not user friendly into … Continued


Our Friendship Links Syringe Driver Bags – May 2018 saw the Club primed for action in its 80th year with a Club Sew-A-Thon resulting in over 40 bags that enable patients to carry and move around with syringe driver of … Continued