WHAT WE DO

 

It is through our Service Programs that we are able to work towards fulfilling our mission. Through our Programs for Women, we are able to promote the advancement of the status of women. Through our advocacy and by providing resources for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, we are able to raise awareness and provide access for those individuals who are at risk. Through our international projects, we strive for a global advancement of human rights.

 

 

Packing Thanksgiving Baskets

Packing Thanksgiving Baskets

 

Registration for the Kids' Health Fair

Registration for the Kids’ Health Fair

 

Assembling Hygiene Kits

Assembling Hygiene Kits

 

Participating in Community Events

Participating in Community Events

PROGRAMS / SERVICES

 

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Scholarships – David & Margaret

David and Margaret O’Connor created this scholarship endowment to help students achieve their academic aspirations. Criteria: Students with financial need; solid GPA.

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Children of Ethiopia Education Fund – sponsor 1 girl’s schooling

The Children of Ethiopia Education Fund empowers young girls in Ethiopia from impoverished circumstances with a quality, private education.

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Live Your Dream

The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards) assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.

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Violet Richardson Award

The Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award is a recognition program for young women ages 14-17 engaged in volunteer action within their communities or schools. The award is given to young women whose activities make the community and world a better place.

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Marie T. Mills Nursing Scholarship – Mt. Sac College

A nursing scholarship is awarded to a worthy student at Mt. San Antonio College.

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Crossroads, Inc.

SI Pomona Claremont supports the mission of Crossroads — to provide housing, education, support, counseling, and employment training for women who have been incarcerated, and lead them to a life of self-sufficiency.

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Girls Scouts Beyond Bars

Helping daughters whose mothers are incarcerated meet with their mothers at the corrections facility and work together on troop projects.

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Kids Health Fair – Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center

SI Pomona Claremont partners with Pomona Valley Hospital and other local service organizations to provide free and low-cost health screenings, immunizations, and education are provided to the community.

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Thanksgiving and Christmas Baskets – 6 familes in PUSD’s Early Head Start Program

Collection of food and goodies at Thanksgiving and Christmas, distributed to 6 families that are identified from the Early Head Start Program.

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Soroptimist Redwood Grove

The Soroptimist Redwood Grove was conceived as a special project to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of Soroptimist International. On September 30, 1971, the Redwood Grove was dedicated and 50 trees were planted. The grove is a partnership with the city of Pomona Park Department.

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Project Sister

SI Pomona Claremont supports Project Sister’s mission to provide comprehensive services to children and adults in southern California who have been sexually assaulted.

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Soroptimist Disaster Relief

Natural disasters are a tragedy in their own right, but because women occupy a more tenuous position in society prior to disaster, they are the worst hit. When disaster strikes, women lack mobility and access to resources, have increased family responsibilities, and are susceptible to physical danger.