SI FC announces events and celebrates the joy of our Soroptimist successes on this blog. Welcome!

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

OH NUTS !!!, and Candy Fundraiser

Soroptimist International of Fort Collins is wrapping up our annual nut and candy fundraiser and offers you the opportunity to participate as well. 

Contact a member, or email us for an order form to purchase from SIFC what you might have purchased from grocery or specialty stores. Our prices are competitive, and the products very fresh. We use them for client appreciation gifts, for holiday parties and baking.

SIFC’s order deadline is December 2, 2014.  

Service funds raised in past years have:
  • helped women and girls achieve self-sufficiency through education and counseling,
  • supported locally based, domestic violence prevention and recovery initiatives,
  • helped women survivors of war, those recovering from natural disaster, and those seeking education and self-sufficiency around the globe,
  • provided warmth and dignity to girls and women in Vietnam,
  • and so much more…

Thanks for supporting our efforts to help women and girls; you are a valued partner!

Request an order form by emailing:
sifortcollins@hotmail.com

Friday, October 31, 2014

Soroptimist Members Make a Difference October 25

Members of the Fort Collins Soroptimist Club, along with family and friends, donated 54 hours of service time, personal energy, and resources to three local service projects during United Way's 2014 Make a Difference Day.

Soroptimist International's program objectives include environmental sustainability and elimination of violence against women and girls. This year's service opportunities allowed volunteers to work side by side with others in the community to make the world a better place. 

Some members helped improve the environment around Elderhaus--Fort Collins Adult Day Care Service. Some members helped improve the enviornment around the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program facility. And some members crafted Dignity Dresses, mittens and scarves for girls cared for by Children of Peace, International, in Vietnam.







Volunteers shown above include:  Ann Rutledge, Donna Weyer, Gloria Gleave, 
Gene Weyer, Bernie Fuller, Judy Weaver, JD Anderson, Peggy Herrick, 
Cheryl Rojas, and Libby Taylor.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Rocky Mountain Region Woman Receives Soroptimist Federation Funds


Hear from Shirlee, one of SIA's 2014 Live Your Dream Award (formerly the Women's Opportunity Awards) recipients. Shirlee gave an inspiring speech during the Live Your Dream Luncheon at Soroptimist's 43rd Biennial Convention. Live Your Dream, Shirlee! 

Living Her Dream Awards, previously Womens Opportunity Awards, are designed to give women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families, the opportunity to achieve their career goals--an opportunity they have not previously had, whether because of economic or social barriers, or personal circumstances. 
These cash awards are for women who are attending, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program, or an undergraduate degree program, and can be used for any expense related to obtaining schooling.
If you, or someone you know qualifies, request an application and return completed forms to Soroptimist of Fort Collins. Email sifortcollins@hotmail.com for additional information.