Who We Are
Soroptimist is an international women’s organization whose members work to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to economic and social empowerment.
Approximately 66,000 Soroptimists in 120 countries and territories contribute time and financial support to community-based and international projects that benefit women and girls.
As a recognized NGO with a seat at the UN, Soroptimist provides critical leadership and a voice to issues affecting women/girls on a global scale.
Friendship and more friendship!
Active/Engaged members-SI Peterborough
“Giving Back” at home & abroad
Inspiring women to live their dreams!
Commitment to women/girl issues
Travel / International Welcome
Awareness, Advocacy, Action
Together, we make a difference!
Soroptimist International has five Federations, which in turn house regions/unions/districts and/or clubs.
Soroptimist International www.soroptimistinternational.org
Soroptimist International of the Americas: www.soroptimist.org
Live Your Dream Campaign: www.liveyourdream.org
Soroptimist of Eastern Canada Region: www.ecsoroptimist.org
OUR LIVE YOUR DREAM AWARDS APPLICATION WILL BE OPEN IN AUGUST. MORE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE AWARDS PAGE.
2023 SOROPTIMIST OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED
CONGRATULATIONS TO LINDA MCELROY - SOROPTIMIST OF THE YEAR 2023 At our Business Meeting on May 3rd, Marney Horton presented Linda McElroy with the Soroptimist of the Year award. Linda joined the Club in 2016. She has always been involved in many aspects of the Club....
Congratulations to our 2023 Award Winners
On April 5th we celebrated our award winners. 3 women received Live Your Dream Awards and 2 women - 1 studying at Trent University and 1 at Fleming College - received awards. Hearing their stories about the challenges that they face and their persistence and...
SI PETERBOROUGH SUPPORTS ONE ROOF COMMUNITY CENTRE
One Roof Community Centre received $2000 from our club today with proceeds received from our partnership with Delta BIngo and Gaming. Director Cheyenne accepted the cheque from President Dorothy Macdonald. Also attending were Karen from SI Peterborough and Glenn from...
Homeward Bound receives donation from SI Peterborough
We were pleased to present Homeward Bound with a cheque for $1000 and $800 worth of grocery store gift cards (1 for each of their clients). Homeward Bound is a program of Peterborough Housing Corporation. It is a 4 year wrap around educational program for single Moms...
APPLY for our Trent U and Fleming College awards
APPLICATIONS CAN BE FOUND ON OUR AWARDS PAGE. Each award is $1000. Deadline is February 28th 2023. soroptimistpeterborough.ca/awards