Happy Dollars for February go to
Our mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
Three Honored With Live Your Dream Award
Three amazing women were recognized as SITM Live Your Dream Award recipientson 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