2019 Our Knitters Support the Innocent Big Knit

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/get-involved/fundraise/the-big-knit/ Members of the Torquay & District SI   are supporting the Bath Soroptimist’s by knitting hats for Innocent drink bottles. Innocent drinks give 25p for each hat sold to Age UK to  help keep older people warm in winter.


All of our members have made donations of food, money, toiletries, sanitary wear & their time to the Torquay Community Larder.  Food poverty is a real issue & no one should go hungry, members are keen to raise awareness of … Continued

2019 Community Kindness from Torquay & District SI

Members are happy to be part of a nationwide project to provide free menstrual products in schools. They are continuing to support the Red Box Project Torbay and have donated sanitary items, new underwear & black tights via their donation … Continued

2019 WaterAid Timor-Leste

Torquay & District Soroptimist International have sent a donation of £300.00 to WaterAid for their project in Timor-Leste.  Our members’ support means that even more of the world’s poorest people now have access to life-changing clean water, safe sanitation and … Continued

2018 InterClub Event Supports the Red Box Project Torbay

Sheila Parissien our President for November welcomed new & old friends to our Annual InterClub Event.  Members from St Austell, Plymouth & Brixham, our joint regional Presidents Kay Turner & Wendy Plaice and immediate Past President Daphne Dowsing all joined … Continued

2018 Charity Christmas Tree Festival

Once again members Barbara Soames & Gaynor Raisey decorated a tree on behalf of the Torquay & District SI at All Saints Church, Bampfylde Road, Torre, Torquay This year they were able to use decorations made by members during a … Continued

2018 Help us support Torquay Community Larder

2018 Regional Meeting Speaker: Davinna Cull

From ‘Snaring …..to Caring and Repairing’ Reflecting on a journey through the Criminal Justice System

2018 Regional Meeting Speaker: Ann Garvie

What’s happening at no 63, ‘Survival or Not’             Ann Garvie, Former SI President Daphne Dowsing, Regional President

2018 Books2Africa

  202 MILLION CHILDREN (90% OF CHILDREN WHO GO TO SCHOOL IN AFRICA) CANNOT READ OR WRITE AFTER FINISHING SCHOOL BECAUSE THEY LACK BOOKS Members were keen to support this project and made donations of books which were  packed into a … Continued