Fundraising provides Soroptimists with a platform to strengthen friendships, have fun and most of all, provide funds for Programme Action work.
Each year we select different charities and runs some fundraising events. We also work in partnership with other groups in the Cockermouth area.
Our fundraising activities have included: A pimms and puddings evening, Fairtrade wine-tasting, refreshments stalls at quarterly markets/fairs, Strawberries and Champagne reception at Cockermouth Castle, Cookery demonstrations, Upcycled fashion events and charity rock concert events.
In 2017/18 we supported: Safety Net
In 2016/17 we supported: The Meru Women's Garden Project
Enabling by challenging disability - Watchtree Wheelers
500 miles - getting people in Africa walking (INTERNATIONAL)
In 2014/15 we supported a number of local charities including: Victim Support Cumbria