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To celebrate Soroptimist’s 100th Anniversary SITM is teaming up with Northern Nevada HOPES to bring 100 meals to the new Hope Springs residential facility in downtown Reno.
Three Honored With Live Your Dream Award
Three amazing women were recognized as SITM Live Your Dream Award on February 4. The Live Your Dream Award is intended for women who are the primary financial support of themselves and their dependents, have a financial need, and are enrolled or accepted into a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree. Our club has disbursed nearly $35,000 to 34 women since 1998 as part of this program.
Funmi Sheddy received a Live Your Dream Award of $1,500, and her application has been forwarded to Sierra Nevada Region for additional consideration. Our second recipient was Savanah Patton and our final recipient was Donny Nou. Congratulations!
February 4, 2021 9:00 am – February 7, 2021 6:00 pm
Thanks to All who helped!
We raised over $8,000 for for our local education projects for women and girls!
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 is a 501(c)3 nonprofit
Ceec Abrahams Award
Click Here to view the Nepal presentation for 2021
Year in Review
Summary of SITM’s Achievements