Healdsburg Soroptimist is a group of professional women who strive to make our community and world a better place one woman at a time! We are a chapter of Soroptimist International, a worldwide service organization for women. We work in tandum with this enormous organization to provide service to the women of the world. Here at home, we work within our community to provide resources to help women and girls achieve their potential and improve their lives. Take a few minutes to look into our group and you will find that we do some wonderful things for Healdsburg and our neighboring communities. Come and join us. You won't be sorry!
What We Do
events allow us to continue supporting these community service programs:
Scholarships to graduating seniors from Healdsburg High School
The Violet Richardson Award, recognizing a young woman for her volunteer efforts.
The Woman's Opportunity Award to support a single parent's re-entry into education to provide for her family
Sonoma County Risk Assessment Project (SCRAPPI) - a program to identify women who are at risk for breast & ovarian cancer
The Sonoma County YWCA Women's Shelter Safehouse
Support for programs against Domestic Violence such as the Adobe Project
The Drug Abuse Alternative Center (DAAC)
Celebration of Giving -- a Christmas Party for families in need
Prenatal Classes at Alliance Medical Center for first time mothers
Christmas Tree Lighting in support of Home Hospice
Sports and Arts Scholarships for young girls with the Shannon Boas Memorial Fund
Youth Programs such as Most Improved Student's Recognition and Luncheon
SIH also participates in many regional programs such as Fellowship Scholarships for women in their final year of studies for their doctoral degree, international programs to train women for self-supporting jobs in underdeveloped countries, Women Survivors of War and Disaster programs and projects which benefit women and girls all over the world.
The Bigger Picture
Soroptimist International is a vibrant, dynamic
organization for today's professional and business women. We are
committed to a world where women and girls together achieve their
individual and collective potential, realize aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong, peaceful communities worldwide.
Soroptimists inspire action and create opportunities to transform the
lives of women and girls through a global network of members and
international partnerships.To learn more about Soroptimist International click here.
Why Join Us?
you are looking for a group to belong to, a way to help others, and a
way to make friends with like-minded women, join us. In working together to help other women, we build strong
friendships and a sense of community that is often hard to find in
today's busy life. Take a few minutes to find out more about us and
contact us for more information. We promise..... it will be worth your