Support Within The Community

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What Soroptimist fundraising and participation does right here in our community:

  • Two $1,000 annual awards through the Elk Grove Regional Scholarship Foundation.
  • Two $1,000 Live Your Dream Awards, awarded to women returning to college or training.
  • Helping Hands program – providing Senior women (55+) with emergency funding
  • Take Flight” Shower for young ladies aging out of the Foster System to provide home goods for apartments/door room
  • Providing EG Police Department with soft blankets/stuffed animals for children in traumatic situations.
  • Furnishing WEAVE with clothing and toiletries for women victims of sexual assault.
  • Assisting current and emancipated foster youth with living necessities, gift cards, and other support.
  • Providing materials on teen dating violence and human trafficking at Elk Grove Unified School District middle and high schools.

Monetary support and/or volunteer time has been given in support of:

  • SI President’s Appeal: Water, Women & Leadership
  • Hurricane Sandy victims.
  • Elk Grove Strauss Festival.
  • Project RIDE therapeutic horseback riding program.
  • Child Spree shopping event for children before the start of school.
  • St. John’s Shelter for Women and Children.
  • Elk Grove Food Bank.
  • My Sister’s House Shelter for women victims of domestic violence.
  • Women’s and Children’s Center.
  • Elk Grove Rotary Teen Mentor Program.
  • Chicks in Crisis.
  • B Street Theater performance at EGUSD elementary school.
  • Sacramento Crisis Nurseries.
  • Sacramento Children’s Home.
  • High school Sober Grad Nights.
  • Walk to Remember in support of soldier-heroes.
  • Old Town Foundation – Chili Cook-Off and Dickens Fair Festival.
  • Elk Grove Citizen of the Year celebration.
  • Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce events.
  • Harvest Festival and other Cosumnes Community Service District (CCSD) events.