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Celebrating Safely with the Christmas Angels

Celebrating Safely with the Christmas Angels

On December 5, the Soroptimist Christmas Angels gathered, outside one member's home, in small staggered groups and fully masked, in order to collect all the gifts and do a bit of socially-distanced celebrating. Oh the challenges of 2020! This year, we were pleased to...

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Thank You For Our #GivingTuesday Success

Wow! Thanks to your incredible generosity, this year’s #GivingTuesday was an amazing success! We exceeded our goal and raised a total of $1,450. Because of your support, we can help women improve their lives. We invest in women's education because it transforms lives...

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Live Your Dream: Spotlight

For #GivingTuesday this year, we wanted to share an in-depth story of one or our Live Your Dream award recipients. Meet Star, a budding urban planner and mother of two who received her award in 2019. A New Start In 2017, Star fled an abusive relationship, moving from...

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Christmas Angels Won’t Stop For The Pandemic

Each December, Raleigh Soroptimists support women served by local organizations by providing Christmas gifts for them and their families. We call this our Christmas Angels service project. In past years, we have worked with organizations such as The Salvation Army,...

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Join Us On #GivingTuesday December 1

As #GivingTuesday approaches, we know there will be many demands on your generosity from all types of organizations. We hope that this year, you’ll consider giving local by supporting Soroptimist Raleigh. Soroptimist Raleigh is an all-volunteer organization with a...

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Catching Up With Live Your Dream Recipients

Catching Up With Live Your Dream Recipients

Every year, it is the highlight of Soroptimist International of Raleigh to honor and recognize young women (usually single moms) in our community who are working toward advancing their education to improve their lives and the lives of their children. Of course, our...

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Live Your Dream Awards Applications Due November 15

Live Your Dream Awards Applications Due November 15

Live Your Dream: Training and Education Awards for Women - $2000 Application Deadline November 15, 2020. APPLY NOW Soroptimist’s Live Your Dream Awards are cash grants given to motivated women with dependents who provide the primary financial support for their...

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Service Projects Go Virtual

Service Projects Go Virtual

Soroptimist members typically engage in service projects throughout the year with local women’s groups, nonprofits, and community organizations that share our goals of improving the lives of women and children. While the realities of COVID-19 have hampered our ability...

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Live Your Dream Applications Now Open

Live Your Dream Applications Now Open

The Soroptimist Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women provides women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families with the financial resources to offset costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education or additional skills...

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