Community, club come together for successful event
The Soroptimist International Club of Snyder, Union and Northumberland Counties Inc. expressed appreciation to the public for helping to make the 2013 Bras for the Cause a success. The SUN Soroptimist Club collected 458 donated new and gently used bras during October to help raise awareness for breast cancer and domestic violence. The bras were collected at various locations throughout Snyder, Union and Northumberland counties and donated to Transitions. Representatives from Transitions will distribute the donated bras to women in local domestic violence shelters.
The SUN Soroptimist Club is an international volunteer service organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world. The club encourages any person who is interested in volunteering and becoming a member to contact any club member or Diane Savidge at 570-837-2532 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The local Soroptimist chapter, founded in 1921, has approximately 33 members. There are 40,000 members internationally in 19 countries.
The local chapter can be found on Facebook under "Soroptimist International of Snyder, Union and Northumberland Counties, Inc."