Soroptimist International is an organization of business and professional women who are workng to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Almost 95,000 Soroptimists in about 120 countries and territories contribute time and financial support to community-based and international projects that benefit women and girls.
Our Community Assistance Fund has presented grants to three outstanding organizations in recent weeks: Lilliput Children's Services, the Sacramento LGBT Center and Loaves and Fishes. The grants will buy books for foster children, feed homeless LGBT youth and refurnish MaryHouse. We love presenting checks!
Three impressive women accepted Live Your Dream grants from Soroptimists on March 19, 2015, at the annual award program. Angeela Riaz is this year's first place winner.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson led the rallying chant, "Be nice! Work hard! Climb the mountain to college!" It was the end of year celebration for Reading Partners students, volunteers, staff and parents at Ethel Phillips Elementary School. The program completed its first year on campus and has become a central part of our club's Ethel's Village project.
May 28, 2015Program: Evening Offsite Glassblowing Demo
Rene Steinke of Sacramento Art Glass will introduce us to a centuries old art. Watch for more info about time and location.
May 31, 2015Soroptimist in the Cities
Save the date for this regional event hosted by SI Placerville. Details to come soon.
Jun 4, 2015Program: June Business Meeting
Jun 11, 2015Program: Current and Changing Treatment for Cancer