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Fund-raising Projects

Annual Charity Golf Tournament




This annual event is the main fund-raiser for the organization.

        

The Golf Tournament, as well as other fund-raising efforts throughout the year, provide support the following service projects:

 

Relay for Life

American Cancer Society's Relay for Life

  • SI of Davie's Relay team participates in this annual event
  • The club also hosts the Survivors' Dinner to honor local cancer survivors and their care givers
  • SI Davie winner of the Governor's Service Award for their Relay for Life involvement.

Career Support for Girls

Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls

  • Helps girls grow up to be strong, successful, happy adults
  • Targets girls in secondary school who face obstacles to their future success
  • Provides girls with access to professional role models, career education and resources
  • SI Davie 2016 partner Firewall Ministries

Hope Outreach

Hope Outreach

  • A needs-based outreach center for the local community
  • In addition to providing funds for needs of area families, SI of Davie adopts several families served by Hope at Christmas time and provides presents for the children



Live Your Dream Award

  • Annual award given to a woman seeking educational/vocational skills to re-enter the work place
  • Recipients are usually single mothers seeking to become economically independent
  • LYD award applications period is July 1 - November 15
  • Click here for more information



Old Davie School Historical Museum

Old Davie School Historical Museum

  • SI Davie members were instrumental in saving the Old Davie School building
  • The Old Davie School is the first permanent school built in the Everglades, circa 1918. Today it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a museum of local history and culture as an active community center.
  • The school serves teachers and students in Broward County as a field-trip site highlighting the history of education in the area



Old Davie School Historical Museum

PACE Center for Girls Broward

  • Providing year-round counseling, academic and life skill services for girls 11-17
  • Targets those at risk of entering the juvenile justice system, dropping out of school, or running away
  • In 18 years, has served over 1,600 girls and their families in Broward County



Partners in Education




Project Stable

  • Farm/animal program for at risk children
  • Yearly scholarship provided to a child who would otherwise be unable to attend



Ruby Award

  • Women who are improving the lives of other women or girls through their professional or volunteer action are eligible for the Soroptimist Ruby Award.
  • These women have identified and focused on a need in their communities, inspired and encouraged other women, and have significantly contributed to the improvement of the lives of women and girls.



Stop Human Trafficking




United Nations

  • Soroptimist International has General Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council, United Nations, (ECOSOC)
  • Operational Relations with the United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • Special List of the International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Official Relations with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • Consultative Status with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)



Violet Richardson Award

  • Annual award given to a young girl between the ages 14 - 17
  • Award is based on outstanding community service
  • The recipient is required to show that they have identified a need in the community and then organized and implemented a plan to meet that need





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