Soroptimist Live Your Dream Award

Since 1972, Soroptimist International has been helping women the world over reclaim their dreams through the Live Your Dream Award (formerly Women’s Opportunity program). The Live Your Dream Award is a grant awarded to female heads of households who need additional skills, training and education to enable them to upgrade their employment status to re-enter […]

Fit Active Beautiful (FAB) 5k race

SIDAF were again involved in this year’s FAB 5k run at Confederation Park, Hamilton. It was a beautiful morning in June – some of our members helped man the water station, some of us ran the race and some gave their time over the last few months as coaches training and preparing the girls for […]

Bullying Awareness

So whether you are a woman working with young people, a concerned mother or in fact a concerned child/teen then you are most welcome to come along to this free information evening »

Sally Armstrong: May 8, 7:30p.m.

Three time winner of the Amnesty International Media Award, Sally’s eyewitness reports from areas of conflict bring insights into human tragedy and survival that few others have covered so intimately.

Violet Richardson Award 2014 application

Are you a young woman between the ages of 14 and 17 who volunteers in your community or school? Do you see challenges instead of obstacles? Hope instead of despair? If you are a young woman who believes in the power of volunteer action, then you may be eligible to win a Violet Richardson Award. […]

Amarok Society

The Amarok Society is a registered Canadian charity that “teaches very poor mothers to be neighbourhood teachers”. As it’s website states, “Teach a Mother, Change the World”. Amarok’s approach to education is based on a simple but effective principle – if you educate mothers, and ask each of them to educate 5 other mothers and children, learning spreads and brings with it social change.

Women’s Opportunity Award 2014 application

Are you a woman who is trying to improve life for yourself and your family? Are you going back to school? Do you need financial assistance to complete your education? Since 1972, Soroptimist International has been helping women the world over reclaim their dreams through the Women’s Opportunity Awards program. This program provides cash grants […]

2013 Awards Gala: Congratulations

On Wednesday May 22nd , 2013 Soroptimist International of Dundas~Ancaster~Flamborough (SI-DAF) hosted its annual Awards Gala to honour three special women in our community. It was an inspiring evening of celebration for our winners, recognizing their achievements with three awards to support the wonderful women and girls in our community who embody the spirit of Soroptimism: “Women at their best, helping other women to be their best”.

Sprucing up Alma’s Garden

Here are a few photos of the “gardening crew” who did a fantastic job of sprucing up Alma’s garden this evening. We arrived at 6.30pm and as they say “many hands make light work” – we weeded, planted some new shrubs courtesy of members’ gardens, mulched, swept up and watered – we were all done […]

25th Anniversary and Awards Night

This year, Soroptimist International of Dundas~Ancaster~Flamborough (SIDAF) celebrates its 25th anniversary, having been chartered in May 1987. We are women at their best helping other women achieve their best, and we have been doing so locally for a quarter of a century! Soroptimist International is a worldwide organization for women in management and professions, working […]