What We Do
Soroptimist Mission Statement (refined October 2013)
“Soroptimists improve the lives of women and girls, through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.”
We work to support women and girls dealing with homelessness, domestic violence, human trafficking, poverty, learning disabilities, and outcomes of war and natural disaster. We are also interested in ways to create strong self-esteem and positive body image for young women, and realize that part of that may include educational initiatives for young men.
SI Peterborough develops and coordinates fundraising to support community and global initiatives that are aligned with our Soroptimist mission. We rely on the generosity and support of our Peterborough community as well as friends and family far and wide. A maximum of 10% of any fundraising may be used for administrative requirements according to our current club guidelines.