What we’ve been up to recently

2017-18 STEM Challenge

We celebrated International Women’s Day on 8 March this year by holding the Finals and Prize-giving Ceremony of the STEM Challenge we organised for schoolgirls aged 12-14 years.  This was the culmination of six months of hard work by the … Continued

Baby Bundle Project Book Sale

Our mid-November book sale at St Andrew’s Coffee Shop in Goldsworth Park raised £120 (from sales and donations) to buy essential items for newborn babies and their mothers.  The money will be used by the Woking branch of the National … Continued

Autumn discoveries – Mediation, Bees & Interfaith matters

Like the inquisitive squirrel investigating the leaves, Woking Soroptimists have discovered a lot about what is happening in their community and the wider world this autumn. In September we learned about the wonderful service offered by the volunteers at the … Continued

Cards and Cakes for Home-Start Runneymede & Woking

After deduction of expenses, the Charity Bridge Afternoon we organised together with SI Weybridge in October 2017 raised £713! Our members turned into waitresses and cooks for the day, looked splendid in their pink aprons, and served a magnificent afternoon … Continued

SI Woking’s new Soroptimist year

New Soroptimist year starting! President Jennie’s eventful year came to an end at our Annual General Meeting at the end of April – highlights of 2016-17 included celebrating our fortieth anniversary in 2016 and helping to organise a STEM Challenge … Continued

STEM Challenge October 2016-March 2017

Soroptimist International Surrey Hills, Weybridge & Woking STEM Challenge Finals and Prizegiving Evening:  Message to girls: people who are scientists are people like you! The STEM Challenge for Surrey schoolgirls in KS3 Years 8 & 9, which began in October 2016, … Continued


Charity Bridge Afternoon

Keen local bridge players showed their hand and proved once again that cards and cakes can be a winning strategy. The joint Charity Bridge afternoon, organised in October 2016 by the Woking and Weybridge Soroptimist International Clubs, raised £633 for yourSanctuary, the … Continued

Dementia Awareness & Woking Street Angels

‘Good for the heart, good for the head’ At our  October dinner meeting, Dr Yvonne Collins, G.P. and lead for Dementia in the North West Surrey Care Commissioning Group (CCG) gave members of Soroptimist International of Woking & District an … Continued

40th Charter Anniversary Lunch

Members of SI Woking & District, together with members from SI Epsom, Gosport & Fareham, Guildford, Weybridge and Yeovil), came together to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the chartering of the club.  It was particularly pleasing to see Diana Porter … Continued