About Us

Soroptimist International of Rancho Cordova & Gold River

Annually, our club provides:

  • Live Your Dream Award grants for a single head-of-household mothers returning to school
  • Ruby Award: Award grant to a woman involved in outstanding community volunteerism
  • “Comfort Kits” and “Comfort Kids”—totes and backpacks that contain full-size essentials for women, and women with children who are escaping a violent environment
  • Funding for “homeless” and deserving high school senior girls to attend Senior Ball with a nice dress, shoes, make-up & up-do
  • Volunteers for the Cordova Food Locker at Thanksgiving & Christmas
  • Volunteers to wrap presents for Operation Christmas Promise
  • Resources for Project 680’s socks, underwear, hoodie and shoe drives for homeless students in FCUSD and purchased new bras for homeless teen girls.
  • A holiday party, photos with Santa, gifts, punch & cookies; to a needy local elementary school where most of the families live below the poverty line.

Additional community activities our club has supported:

  • Created dozens of pillowcase dresses for the Dress A Girl Around the World program, which provides young girls in developing countries with a nice dress to discourage traffickers from kidnapping them
  • “STOP Trafficking” Symposium in 2011 to educate the community about the Human Trafficking crisis
  • Assisted at the 1st Annual Rancho Cordova Police Activities League Fun Run in Dec. ‘09
  • International Festival (iFest) and volunteered at community Christmas Tree lighting
  • Sent money to purchase 40 Solar Cookers for the International Solar Cooker Kit project to help Darfur refugees
  • Answering the urgent need of St. John’s Women’s shelter with the donation of over 1,000 diapers.

Meetings (Guests welcome!)
Business Meetings: 2nd Tuesdays @ IHop Restaurant, 6-7:30pm, 2216 Sunrise Blvd Blvd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. Meal purchase not required; all members and guests responsible for their own meal costs.