About Us

Want to learn more about Soroptimist International of Gresham, who we are and what we do? Watch these MetroEast Community Media videos:

Holiday Showcase

Metro East Community Media interview!

Prospective Member Application 2017-18

Soroptimist International of Gresham (SIG) works on many projects that benefit women and girls locally and globally.

Annual Teddy Bear Parade
Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls
Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women
Free the Girls
SAVE (Soroptimists Against Violent Environments)
• Community Partnerships (Salvation Army, SnowCap, Shepherd’s Door and other area shelters)
• Mt. Hood Community College Endowed Scholarship

Together, we can make dreams come true.

Mission Statement

Soroptimist improves the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

Vision Statement

Women and girls have the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams.

Who We Are – Best For Women

Soroptimist is an international organization working to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Over 70,000 Soroptimists in about 120 countries and territories contribute time and financial support to community–based and international projects that benefit women and girls.

The name, Soroptimist, means “best for women,” and that’s what the organization strives to achieve…to help women to be their best.

Club Meeting Information

Sig meetings are held at the Gresham Elks Club the second and third Thursdays from noon-1pm. Lunch is served at no cost to first-time potential members. The fourth Thursday is at 6:00pm at Powell Valley Assisted Living and Memory Care. Each meeting has an agenda with either interesting speakers, club business, committee activities etc. Please feel free to join us at any time or contact us for more information.

You can help fund SIG awards for women:

Sign up at Fred Meyer Community Awards at https://www.fredmeyer.com/topic/community-rewards-4 (click on Re-enroll or Link Your Rewards Card Now). Search for Soroptimist International of Gresham and Fred Meyer will contribute to our Club.

AND, Sign up at Amazon Smile at http://smile.amazon.com (type in Soroptimist International of Gresham where it asks for name of charity), and Amazon will also contribute to Soroptimist International of Gresham. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Soroptimist.

More about Soroptimist at Soroptimist International of the Americas: www.soroptimist.org and Soroptimist Northwestern Region: www.soroptimistnwr.org