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.

Soroptimist International of Metropolitan Sacramento was chartered on April 28, 1983 and since that date has been providing community grants to organizations providing direct services to those in need in the Sacramento Region as well as international causes supporting women and children.

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

Latest News

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.

BigDOG logo

In spite of the technology, Big Day of Giving was a success for SIMS. A big "thank you" to everyone who persisted online, wrote checks and showed up at our events during the day.

Lunafest Logo

A full house enjoyed the SIMS-hosted showing of the Lunafest Film Festival at the 24th Street Theater on April 7.

Thank you art for Ethel's Village

Ethel's Village, our ongoing service program at a local elementary school, steps in for kids wherever we find a need.

Student self portrait

Literacy is about reading and it is also about writing, food, science—and art. At Ethel Phillips, SIMS taught a group of budding artists about mixing paint and creating self portraits.

The Little Library

Books, books, everywhere!

A grant check to help LGBT youth

Our Community Assistance Fund has presented grants to three outstanding organizations in recent weeks: Lilliput Children's Services, the Sacramento LGBT Center and Loaves and Fishes.

Live Your Dream winner for 2015

Three impressive women accepted Live Your Dream grants from Soroptimists on March 19, 2015, at the annual award program. Angeela Riaz is this year's first place winner.

This new video from our national office sums up the Soroptimist vision well. Take a look!