Our Santa Rosa Soroptimist Club
has been serving the needs of the local community since 1945, focusing on issues that affect the lives of women and children.

Members represent a wide range of occupations in both public and private business.

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President Gerry      24 Homemade blanketsBell Ringing for Salvation Army   
President Gerry Humes (shown above left) has selected "Making A Difference TOGETHER" as her theme for the 2017-2018 club year.
Members worked together to make 24 blankets for the children at Valley of the Moon Childrren's Home.
We have donated our time ringing bells for the Salvation Army each year, and see so many children give money they have saved for people less fortunate.

We continue offering our scholarships and awards for Santa Rosa Junior College, for  students seeking career Certificates from other educational instutitions in our county and for students who have been accepted into a Masters degree program at a 4 year college in Sonoma or Marin County.

BELOW LEFT: Santa Rosa Soroptimists work with Social Advocates for Youth, or S.A.Y, offering 60+ sleeping bags and ground tarps each year for youth on the streets in Sonoma County as well as financial support for several oftheir programs.  Our club members Marie and Sandy on the left are smiling as Staff from SAY are ready to load the sleeping bags and tarps in their van for distribution.
images/SAY_SleepingBags_Tarps Dr Wolf and diabetic Alert Dog Kermit

ABOVE RIGHT: Our club members were supportive of the "Dogs for Diabetics" program after listening to Dr. Steven Wolf tells how his dog Kermit can tell when his sugar level plumets and he needs to adjust his sugar level right away. Kermit has literally saved his life. We donated $5,000 to their cause so that 7 year old Casey from Santa Rosa could receive his own Diabetic Alert Dog. For more information about  Casey and their Diabetic Alert Dog program, see their website at https://www.newswire.com/news/7-year-old-boy-from-santa-rosa-california-receives-highly-trained-20468248.

We attend and donate financial support each year to the North Bay Go Red for Women Event to help spread the word that 80% of cardiac events can be prevented with education and life style changes. 1 in 3 deaths among women are caused by Heart disease and Stroke.

2017 Go Red Luncheon


We donated $10,000 to CAL FIRE to train staff to present Fire Safety to elementary schools around Sonoma County by interacting as clowns with comedy theater puppets.
The program now includes Water Safety and Education about the Smart Train.

CalFire Safety Pals Childrens Presentation


Check for Rail Car-2015 Service Chair Marie Frazer, standing along with other members of our Santa Rosa Soroptimist club, presented our check for $50,000 to the Board of the Santa Rosa Parks Foundation (shown on front) in November 2015. This donation was used to purchase a new rail car similar to the one shown for children and guests at the Howarth Park Train Station.  GO RIDE THE NEW CAR was launched in February 2017  in Howarth Park.

We invite representatives from various organizations or businesses to speak at our club meetings to learn more about how they  benefit the community as we raise Pulic Awareness about our own club.

We hope you will join us at one of our meetings or attend one of our upcoming fundraiser events. We are already planning our next fundraiser for the 2017/2018 club year, and Chair Marie expects that event to be as exciting as the Cabaret event held in January of 2016 .

For more information on how you can become a member of the world's largest service organization for women, phone Kris at 707-545-6089, or E-mail: sisrclub@sonic.net

To improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world.