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Soroptimist International 

of the Chino Valley, Inc.   
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Service Projects



Dream It, Be It
Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls will help girls grow up to be strong, successful, happy adults. Dream It, Be It targets
girls in secondary school who face obstacles to their future success. It provides girls with access to professional role models,
career education and the resources to live their dreams


Stepping Up      Stepping Up Flyer 2018


Started in 2007,  the Stepping Up project,is an all-day seminar for Sixth grade girls who are transitioning
into the seventh grade, it
is one of the club's main projects. The program includes speakers covering topics
which are relevant to girls attending middle school. Between program speakers, the participants engage in
fun activities to encourage the girls to socialize and share a bit
of themselves with each other. A fashion
show with the sixth grade girls as models is also included. Participants 
are provided with a lite lunch
and goodie bag. Parents are welcome and encouraged
to attend and observe.

Example of Speaker Topics:

  • Social Media
  • Sex Texting
  • Bullying
  • Self Image
  • Appropriate School Attire
  • Goal Setting

For more information, call 909-718-3225 (leave a message)  


Scholarship Program

Our club gives yearly scholarships to high school students, who not necessary are at the “top of their class”, but show strength in

community service, and to a student attending Chaffey Community College, Chino Campus.


Soroptimist Service Programs We Financial Support


Soroptimist STOP Trafficking

Soroptimist STOP Trafficking


Slavery's New Face:  Sex Trafficking of Women and Girls Slavery is a harsh reality for millions of people the world over who find

themselves trapped in an exploitative and abusive system, bought and sold like objects, and treated with no dignity or human

decency. Soroptimist is raising awareness about the complex and devastating crime of sex trafficking, which largely affects women

and girl children.


Soroptimist International has joined the 'Stop the Traffik’ Coalition, a global movement against the trafficking of people. It has more

than 1,000 organizations in 50 countries and a grass roots following of ordinary activists around the world.  Soroptimist International

ofthe Chino Valley has actively participated in and sponsored the Human Trafficking Awareness Walk since 2011, partnering with the

Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation (CASE) committees in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. 

If you suspect an incident of trafficking in the United States, call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center’s 24-hour toll-free
hotline number at 888-373-7888. Callers can receive a number of services including crisis intervention, urgent and non-urgent referrals,
tip reporting and comprehensive anti-trafficking resources. 



Soroptimist Disaster Grants for Women and Girls

Soroptimists Disaster Grants for Women and Girls targets the special needs of women and girls during natural and man-made
disasters.Women and girls are particularly vulnerable during disasters and lack access to resources.  They also have special
abilities to respond to disasters, which is often overlooked. Soroptimist's disaster recovery program mitigates the barriers facing
women and girls during disasters. In addition, the program honors the commitments made by the United Nations in the Beijing Platform
for Action and the Outcome Statement of the 46th Session on the Commission on the Status of Women. Soroptimist gives funds to
local clubs for use in communities needing disaster recovery. Funds are pooled from voluntary contributions sent in from Soroptimist
members throughout the world.
Read Soroptimist's exclusive white paper,"Reaching Out to Women When Disaster Strikes."


The Soroptimist Disaster Grants for Women and Girls provide funds of up to $20,000 to assist women and/or girls prepare for or

recover from disasters or acts of war. A disaster is a calamity that has caused loss of life, displacement of residents, or loss of

property. These events include (but are not limited to) floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, forest fires, volcanic disturbances, and

earthquakes. Acts of war include actions committed by a government against its own people;  actions committed by an outside force;

and civil unrest resulting in property damage, loss of life or the creation of displaced persons or refugees needing immediate or

ongoing assistance with safety, housing, nutrition and/or healthcare.


Soroptimist International of the Chino Valley has donated to help the victims of hurricanes and earthquakes in Haiti, Japan, Taiwan,

and Philippines.