Welcome to the website for Soroptimist International of Sacramento North. Soroptimist is an international women’s organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Almost 95,000 Soroptimists in over 100 countries and territories contribute time and financial support to community-based and international projects that benefit women and girls. Soroptimist International of Sacramento North was chartered in April of 1954. We hold regular meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays at noon. Our meetings are held in Piatti's Restaurant on Fair Oaks Blvd. in the Pavilions. Please contact us in advance of attending a meeting just in case there is a change in venue. Please join us.
Jul 6, 2010Convention
Soroptimist's 41st Biennial Convention
Nov 24, 2010International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Women's activists have marked November 25 as a day against violence since 1981.
Dec 1, 2010International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, recalls the date of the adoption, by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (resolution 317(IV)of 2 December 1949).
Dec 9, 2010Human Rights Day: SI December 10th Appeal
Every year, on Human Rights Day (December 10) the President of Soroptimist International selects a project that provides direct assistance to women in extreme need.
Latest News and Blog
March 22, 2016 - at our annual grant awards meeting we hosted guests from 8 agencies. They shared with us what their grants would be used for in their respective organizations. It's always a special day when we get to see what all of our hard work is doing in the community.
The following organizations received service grants from our 2014-15 fundraising activities:
Another successful event co-hosted by our club and the Sacramento Suburban Kiwanis club. Our annual crab and pasta feed was held on Feb 5, 2016. Many thanks go out to our crab eaters (aka supporters) and the 4 different Key Clubs who helped to serve all of our special guests.
Many raffle prizes were won, silent auction items bid on and we had a terrific dessert auction which found a lot of sweet tooths.
Members of Soroptimist International of Sacramento North participated and collected donations for Run for Courage held in Folsom on Saturday September 27. The main purpose of this walk is to raise awareness of Human Trafficking and to raise funds to restore victims of human trafficking.
On Saturday, April 16 our 7th annual garage sale will be held in Folsom in conjunction with the Broadstone community garage sale. Our flyer is below so come on out and see what treasures you can't pass up.
The garage sale is one of our fundraisers that support our service grants to the community. All proceeds will be given back to the community. Any items not sold by the end of the day will be donated to Snoline Hospice.