Soroptimist is an international women’s organization for business and professional women who work 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.
Jan 1, 2015New Year's Day
New Year's Day, January 1.
Nov 25, 2015International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Women's activists have marked November 25 as a day against violence since 1981.
Dec 2, 2015International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, recalls the date of the adoption, by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (resolution 317(IV)of 2 December 1949).
Dec 10, 2015Human Rights Day: SI December 10th Appeal
Every year, on Human Rights Day (December 10) the President of Soroptimist International selects a project that provides direct assistance to women in extreme need.
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The Boise WCA (Women's Christian Association) blog contained an interesting article written by Danielle Tudor. Please read here http://www.wcaboise.org/tag/danielle-tudor/
We are excited to be able to offer our family and friends the opportunity to link your personal Fred Meyer Rewards Card to our approved non-profit Community Rewards program with Fred Meyer. Linking your card to our nonprofit organization will help us to further our cause to help women and girls and our community and throughout the world.
Danielle Tudor was a victim of Portland’s infamous “Jogger Rapist” when she was only 17. She has become a national motivational speaker to organizations that aid victims of sexual and domestic violence. Her mission is to encourage, inspire, and thank these groups on behalf of victims. She blogs and describes her experiences as an activist on social media, and is working on a book about her personal journey from rape victim to advocate.
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The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards program (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards) has been helping women around the world since 1972. This program provides cash grants to women who are working to better their lives through additional schooling and skills training.