2020 REQUESTS FOR FUNDING Torquay & District Soroptimist International work on projects which have improved the lives of women and girls locally, nationally and internationally:- this is our Programme Action. We carry out fundraising activities to finance these projects. At … Continued

2019 Christmas Tree Festival

Once again we will be sponsoring a tree in this year’s Christmas Tree Festival at All Saints, Torre, Torquay.  A joyful event that shares the joy of Christmas with those who attend, and highlight the good work that is done … Continued

2019 Ageing Well Festival

Members took part in the Ageing Well Festival 2019 at the E R C Torquay, by displaying club projects and interests, also providing information about our club and Soroptimist International. Our aim was to widen the public knowledge of Soroptimist … Continued

2019 Remember Together

The Royal British Legion remembers the friends, allies, and Commonwealth nations who joined Britain in defending its freedoms, values, and way of life. Members supported the Royal British Legion again this year by selling poppies at our local branch of … Continued

2019 Making a Difference at Christmas

Earlier this week Captain Christine Baker came along to our Coffee Morning at Rosegarth, members were happy to support the Salvation Army Christmas Appeal by donating goods on the Advent Calendar Christmas list & toys from the toy appeal. Every … Continued

2019 September Future Events – Anita Edgar

On Tuesday 17th September at 7.30pm the Torquay & District Soroptimist International are hosting a talk by Anita Edgar on the street children of India. https://childrescue.net/ Anita Edgar’s story began when she was on holiday in Goa. Like any tourist, … Continued

2019 Mental Health Awareness Week

Members met with Simon for a Healthwatch Digital House Party at Rosegarth during Mental Health Awareness Week. Healthwatch Torbay developed a free training & information resource  to show the public how they can use the internet to access health, social … Continued

2019 Paignton Community Larder Garden Party

Torquay members helped raise over £1200 at the Garden Party organised by the Paignton Community Larder,  Their annual soft toy tombola was well supported by the crowds of people who attended the event and Gaynor’s delicious home made scones went … Continued

2019 Supporting Dementia & Alzheimer sufferers

The Torquay & District Soroptimist International are very dementia aware and members have put their skills to good use by knitting Twiddlemuffs/comforters which have been offered to local care homes with dementia & alzheimer sufferers. The hand knitted twiddlemuff/comforter may … Continued