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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mayor of Sacramento congratulates our students

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson led the rallying chant, "Be nice! Work hard!