Happy Dollars for July go to Eddy House
NORTHERN NEVADA’S CENTRAL INTAKE AND ASSESSMENT FACILITY FOR HOMELESS AND AT-RISK YOUTH.
MISSION: EDDY HOUSE WORKS WITH HOMELESS AND AT-RISK YOUTH TO DEVELOP LIFE AND JOB SKILLS NECESSARY FOR SUSTAINABLE INDEPENDENCE.
Wins 2020 Ceec Abrahams Award
This award is named for founding member of SITM and celebrated Soroptimist who epitomize the spirit and commitment of Soroptimism. The award is presented annually and recognizes an SITM member who has contributed her time and resources to SITM, to Soroptimist as a whole and to the community in the spirit of Ceec Abrahams.
Who are Soroptimists?
Soroptimist International of Truckee Meadows is part of Soroptimist International, a worldwide organization of women that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.
SITM achieves its mission through a variety of projects including local adult and youth scholarships, a yearly Thanks To Youth celebration, a STEM program for local middle school girls, an annual women’s work readiness program, plus educational support for girls in Thulipokhari, Nepal.
In 2018 – 19 we:
- Donated $103,157 to the community and Soroptimist projects
- Provided 3,346 Volunteer hours raising funds and supporting community projects
- Details are in our 2019 Year in Review
SITM delivered 115 facemasks, (from brown fabric!) for UPS drivers at the Sparks company’s delivery hub.
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Year in Review