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programs & awards

acknowledges women who, through their personal or professional efforts, work to improve the lives of women and girls.  Formerly the Making a Difference for Women Award, this new name honors Soroptimist International of the America's first federation president, Ruby Lee Minar.  

 

Honorees are ordinary women who have worked in extraordinary ways to benefit women and girls. Nominate yourself or another extraordinary woman you know for her achievements!

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Program is what we do to support the mission of Soroptimist International--improving the lives of women and girls, in our community and throughout the world.  Currently our Club supports these Soroptimist-sponsored programs.   

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An award recognizing young women between 14-17 for leadership through volunteerism.  

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NORMA RASH

Director of Program

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LiveYourDream.org is a movement fiercely dedicated to ensuring every woman and girl has the opportunity to reach her full potential, be free from violence, and live her dreams.

 

We provide advocacy and action opportunities to spread awareness about causes such as access to education, empowering girls, and ending violence against women. Click Image for additional info.

DREAM IT*BE IT Career Support for Girls will help girls grow up to be strong, successful, happy adults. This program targets girls in high school who face obstacles to their future success. It provides girls with access to professional role models, career education and the resources to live their dreams.

 

Our Club does not currently have an active program, but we hope to soon.  Click Image for additional info.

The Laurel Society programs honor Soroptimists who make ongoing donations and gifts in support of women and girls.  Click the image to see our members who have joined this effort and for additional info.

The Annabell McCord Award is given to one of our members each year in recognition of their efforts to support the mission of Soroptimist and our Club in a way that goes above and beyond.  Click the image for

a list of our winners and for additional info.

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live your dream education grants for women

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is a grant program that provides cash to women who have made the committment to improve their lives and the lives of their families through training and education, but who lack the financial resources to do so.

 

Currently, Soroptimist International of the American River awards between $1,000 and $3,000 to one or more deserving woman in our community.  Are you or do you know a woman who is working toward a better life?

 

Application period open August 1 through November 15

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