Soroptimist International of

DAVIS

CALIFORNIA

Our Story 

Investing in Dreams

Hello! Welcome to our website. Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment. It was founded in Oakland in 1921 by Violet Richardson, who coined the term "service club."

 

SI Davis formed in 1954. We are an active group of professionals, volunteers and retirees dedicated to serving our community year-round through programs, projects ... and beer. 

to our 501(c)(3) today!

 

Our Work

If you know us at all, you know we're involved.

Our Mission

OUR VISION

Women and girls have the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams.

OUR MISSION

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

CORE VALUES

  • 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.

Support Us

There are many forms of giving!

If you would like to support our club and all the wonderful work we aim to do, you're in luck! Here are a couple of options:

Support Our Events

From our annual "Soup Auction" to our weekly Beer and Wine Booth at the Davis Farmers Market, we host fundraising and community service events year-round.

Become A Member

Make an immediate, positive impact on your community through hands-on projects with Soroptimist.

Make A Donation

Our service programs, scholarships and community and education grants all cost money! We rely on your generous contributions to fund many of our projects.

See our Calendar for upcoming events!

Donate to our 501(c)(3) today!

Be Our Guest!

Let's get acquainted.

We meet two Wednesdays a month virtually via Zoom from 11:45 a.m. to around 12:45 p.m. Typically on the third Tuesday of the month, we meet virtually via Zoom from 5:30 to 7 p.m., for a social, followed by a business meeting.

 

Check our club calendar to confirm meeting dates and venues.

LUNCH MEETINGS

Two Wednesdays a month,

11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. 

via Zoom

Email sidavis@soroptimist.net for the link!

EVENING MEETINGS

 

Third Tuesday of the  month,

5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

via Zoom

Email sidavis@soroptimist.net for the link!

 
SI Davis Members holding up a banner
Five Soroptimists from Davis
Officers for the 2015-16 Club Year
Soroptimists with a grant winner
Maggie Memmott & Wendy Weitzel
Smiling woman
Soroptimists & the Sudwerk Beer Cart
Phyllis Himmel
Smiling Soroptimists
Enjoying a beer at the Beer Booth
Members & the Davis Enterprise paper
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International Service Projects

Among others, "Poco's Panties" project: providing Kenya girls with underwear so they don't miss school due to periods.