What we’ve been up to recently

Support for Local Projects – Esteem Ahead & Woking Red Box

Last year, Rebecca Jespersen came to speak to Woking Soroptimists about the work of Esteem Ahead, a tailor-made support programme based in the Lighthouse and aimed at helping women to increase their self-confidence and re-enter the world of work. This … Continued

Cheese & Wine Party

We wore red in support of White Lodge Centre’s February campaign to raise awareness and funds for the charity.  £357.50 was raised, brining our total donation for the year to £1,607.50!  

Higgledy-Piggledy Race Evening

Who knew pig-racing could be such fun? Our Higgledy-Piggledy Race Evening definitely lived up to its name.  Let’s face it, racing with wind-up furry pink pigs was always going to be chaotic – we are not dealing with thorough-bred, highly-trained … Continued

Four cities, one moment, all women 10 June 2018

The Processions: they took place in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London, A celebration of the decision to give women the vote one hundred years ago.  And on Sunday, 10 June 208, we were there!  From the air, a river of … Continued

Tea & Temptations!

The ABC of fundraising for the Meru Women’s Garden Project: Awesome cakes, Beautiful outfits and Cooperation between SI Weybridge and SI Woking!  The result: our ‘Tea & Temptations!’ fashion show with afternoon tea made £1,760 for the women gardeners of … Continued

Quiz Night for Home-Start Runnymede and Woking

The ‘final flourish’ of our Soroptimist year was a well-supported and very successful Quiz Night which  £735 was raised for Home-Start Runnymede & Woking.  2017-18 President Carolyn chose Home-Start RAW as her special charity for the year which has just … Continued