Soroptimist International of Metropolitan Sacramento

Soroptimist is a global women’s organization whose members volunteer to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. Approximately 80,000 Soroptimists in 130 countries and territories support community–based and global projects benefiting women and girls.

For more information about Soroptimist and programs that improve the lives of women and girls, visit Soroptimist.org.

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BigDOG logo 2017

Soroptimist International of Metropolitan Sacramento is proud to be participating in the Sacramento Region’s Big Day of Giving (BigDOG). More >>

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Monica Lindsey receives LYD scholarship

Monica Lorraine Lindsey is winner of the SIMS 2017 Live Your Dream scholarship . She is on her way to a degree in gerentology and plans to create a career helping the aging baby boomer generation.

Poinsettia Sales Send Kids to Camp

Every year, thousands of children in the Sacramento area get to spend a week at an innovative science camp in the scenic Eldorado National Forest. Too many local kids miss out on such opportunities because their families can’t afford the cost. Such is the situation for students at Ethel Phillips Elementary School in south Sacramento. Read how SIMS is changing that story, and help us send kids to camp.

Our second annual LUNAFEST Film Festival was April 8, 2017, at the Guild Theater in Oak Park was a rousing success.

Our thanks to Event Sponsors — Dr. Jan Thornburg, Just Taxes, UNICO Engineering, the Labadie Family, Sacramento Natural Foods Co-opGrocery Outlet and Hoppy Brewing!

Metta Calana check presentation

Dr. Terry Smith received a grant from SIMS for his work with Metta Calana, a medical clinic in Thailand for Burmese refugees.

College Track check award
On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, SIMS Members presented a check to College Track Sacramento.
Walk 4 Literacy 2016

SIMS and Ethel Phillips Elementary School have once again stepped out together in the 3rd Annual Walk 4 Literacy.

Sharon Liberatore (left) presented Cass Brown Capel, President and Program Director of Save Ourselves Sacramento (SOS), with a grant from our Community Assistance Fund at this week's SIMS meeting. The money will help SOS do a badly needed technology update to strengthen and support its contact with those it serves.

SIMS kicked off its fall fundraising season with an outstanding theater event at Capital Stage on September 23. A sold-out house enjoyed the national rolling world premiere of HOW TO USE A KNIFE.

Collage boxes

The art club after school at Ethel Phillips is all about fun and creativity. It's one of many programs our club has brought to this special community school in South Sacramento.