Women at their best, working to help other women to be their best.
We are a local volunteer organization.
The White Rock chapter of the Soroptomists was chartered in 1950, we originally chartered with Blaine just over the border in Washington State. Later we continued on our own. We recently celebrated our 70th Anniversary in March 2020.
We focus on helping women in our own community and around the world.
We have raised thousands of dollars over our years of being in operation, distributing the funds to various deserving charities that improve the lives of women.
It’s members enjoy working together to provide funds to assist organizations throughout the community.
The signature project of SI White Rock is called ReSTART.Soroptimist.
Today we have 15 dedicated members and we are always looking for more to join us in our work.
Soroptimist was formed in 1921 in Oakland, California, at a time when women were not permitted to join service organizations. Our name, loosely translated from the Latin, means best for women.
The Soroptomists have about 160,000 members and supporters in 21 countries and territories. We are one of four federations that make up Soroptimist International, which has clubs in more than 120 countries throughout the world.
Soroptimist International is a worldwide organization for women, working through service projects to advance human rights and the status of women.
Soroptimist International, which consists of Soroptimist International of the Americas, Soroptimist International of Europe, Soroptimist International of Great Britain & Ireland and Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific, is a global volunteer movement working together to transform the lives of women and girls.
Our network of around 72,000 club members in 121 countries works at a local, national and international level to Educate, Empower and Enable opportunities for women and girls.We currently have over 90,000 members in more than 3,000 clubs in 126 countries and territories.
SI White Rock is affiliated with Soroptimist International of the Americas, and is part of global Soroptimist International.
Women and girls have the resources and opportunities to reach their
full potential and live their dreams.
Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.
Our Core Values
Women and girls live free from discrimination
Women and girls are free to act in their own best interest
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.