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Vision and Mission

Women and girls have the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams. Soroptimist improves the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

Core Values

Soroptimist International of the Americas is committed to:
  • Gender Equality: Women and girls live free from discrimination.
  • Empowerment: Women and girls are free to act in their own best interest.
  • Education: Women and girls deserve to lead full and productive lives through access to education.
  • Diversity & Fellowship: Women from varied backgrounds and perspectives work together to improve the lives of women and girls.

Upcoming Events

4th Annual "A Day at the Races"

Date: Sun, Feb 23, 2020, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Category: Events
Summary: Please join Equine Assisted Therapies for "A Day at the Races" Sunday February 23rd, 2020 Noon-4:00 PM Come when you can, leave when you must. in the Ten Palms Room at Gulfstream Park Thoroughbred Racing with featured Equine-Assisted Therapies races. Gourmet Buffet Last post time is 5:30 and Gulfstream Park is open throughout the night. You are welcome to shop between the races & enjoy the Park after the party is over! more…

AVDA's annual Heart of a Woman luncheon

Date: Wed, Feb 26, 2020, 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Category: Events
Summary: Featuring Keynote Speaker Audrey-May Prosper Sur-Thriver of Domestic and Sexual Violence Audrey May-Prosper will share her story of surviving domestic and sexual violence at the hands of her ex-husband. In his final act of abuse, he doused her in gasoline and set her on fire. Join us to hear this amazing Sur-Thriver share how she has healed and thrived after abuse. Event held at: Royal Palm Yacht Club | 2425 W. Maya Palm Drive, Boca Raton, FL 33432 AVDA’s Heart of a Woman Luncheon will feature Luxury Raffles and a Silent Auction more…

Chef Showdown – Country Club Competition

Date: Tue, Mar 10, 2020, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: Events
Summary: Join TrustBridge Hospice Foundation for their Chef Showdown – Country Club Competition. Tuesday, March 10, 2020 6-9 p.m. Royal Palm Yacht and Country Club 2425 Maya Palm Road Boca Raton, FL 33433 Tickets are $200 per person (if you cannot afford a ticket consider volunteering at this event – email jthomason@tbfdn.org) Executive Chefs from some of the finest country clubs will compete for the title of Top Chef in this Iron Chef-style competition. The evening begins with a delectable cocktail hour featuring hors d’oeuvres, wonderful silent auction items and entertainment followed by the main event. Each chef will create an original dish using a pre-selected secret ingredient and a panel of judges will determine the winner. The competition is filmed live and projected on large screens located throughout the ballroom and guests have the opportunity to sample each of the chef’s creations at tasting stations located throughout the room. Funds from this event will support the many programs that Trustbridge offers to the community at large including, end of life care, bereavement services for adults and children to name a few. https://trustbridgefoundation.org/event/chefshowdown/ more…

The Symphonia

Date: Sat, Mar 28, 2020, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Category: Events
Summary: A SYMPHONY OF VOICES Celebration of Women in Philanthropy Join The Symphonia as We Honor These Local Leaders in Philanthropy Our very own Sally Berenzweig is an honoree Saturday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. Roberts Theater at St. Andrews School Boca Raton, Florida The evening will feature a special performance by world-renowned pianist Marika Bournaki. Laura Jackson, guest conductor of The Symphonia's Sunday concert who serves as Music Director of the Reno Philharmonic, will also be attending. Enjoy gourmet bites, beverages and beautiful music! Tickets: $50 (Includes Two Drink Tickets) Dress: Business Casual For more information, visit www.thesymphonia.org or call (561) 376-3848. more…

TECH WITH HEART Gala

Date: Sat, Apr 4, 2020, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Events
Summary: Join Child Rescue Coalition for their 5th Annual Tech with Heart Gala! Date: April 4, 2020| Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm| Location: Opal Grand Oceanfront Resort & Spa, Delray Beach (previously Delray Beach Marriott) Cost: $275 The inspirational evening will feature an elegant dinner, cocktails, live and silent auctions, and more! Keynote Speaker: Cindy McCain https://e.givesmart.com/events/dze/ more…
 
Soroptimist International is a 501c3 not for profit organization. Your donation is tax deductible in accordance with IRS regulations. A copy of the official registration  (#SC-0991) and financials information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free (1.800.435.7352) within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.

Spotlights

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL:

A global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.

Our focus is on education because educated women and girls are:

  • Less vulnerable to sex traffickers
  • More likely to leave a domestic violence situation and not return
  • Able to access healthcare
  • Less likely to live in poverty
  • Able to raise stronger, healthier families

 

Soroptimists are Philanthropists. Through our fundraising, we donate money to help women and girls, locally and around the world. Soroptimists are Activists, coordinating worldwide projects, such as the "Women's Opportunity Award" and bringing awareness to social injustices. Soroptimists are Optimists.
 
We hope you will join and partner with us to make the world a better place for women and girls!

Contact us!

For more information  on membership, please contact our Membership VP,
Lisa Jensen at lisa.jensen@fnbccfl.com 
 
For general questions and information about our programs, please email us:
soroptimist4women@gmail.com

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