Club Giving – How it Helps Us All

This is an especially busy time for clubs, working on raising funds and planning how those funds should be spent. So, before all the decisions have been made, let's talk about Club Giving. For the last two years, Desert Coast Region (DCR) has been one of four regions...

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Glorious September

New pencils, shoes, and notebooks, Fresh apples, crisp and juicy, Cozy wooly sweaters Wait, it's almost 100º outside. That's California for you! Does anything match the feeling of heading back to school in September, with a new teacher, new books, crayons, and...

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Desert Coast Region Live Your Dream Awards – 2016

Desert Coast Region Rocks Once Again!! Last year, our clubs awarded $62,029 to 60 honorees. This year….drum roll, please…Our clubs awarded $93,950 to 72 honorees, including two human trafficking survivors sponsored by Soroptimists Together Against Trafficking, a collaboration of 10 clubs in the San Diego area.

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Purses for a Purpose a Huge Success

How do we quantify the generous hearts of our Desert Coast Region members? Look at our  amazing response to this year's Spring Conference service project, Purses for a Purpose.  Clubs from Imperial Valley, San Diego, North San Diego County, Orange County, and Los...

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Conference Highlight- SI Project- Educate to Lead -Nepal

On Saturday at our DCR Conference- a highlight for me, and 40 or so of my best Soroptimist friends was attending a workshop on the new SI President’s Appeal- Educate to Lead. Director Yoko took us on a journey of 20 years in Nepal- where there Region and club in...

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Founders Pennies and World War II, What’s the Connection?

I believe that if you don't understand where you come from, you have a hard time knowing where you are going.  As Soroptimist approaches our 100th Anniversary in 2021, we can look to our history for inspiration. While the idea of raising funds for special causes...

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District Meetings are for YOU!

Soroptimist Members- One and All- District Meetings are for YOU! A team of DCR Stars which includes Dawn Marie, * Cathy and * Linda are excited to lead you through an interactive workshop designed to demystify the “sometimes” daunting opportunity of Soroptimist...

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DCR Live Your Dream Award Winners

Once again, the clubs in the Desert Coast Region showed their true Soroptimist spirit by having 100% participation in the Live Your Dream Awards.  Our 40 clubs devoted 774 volunteer hours and awarded $62,029 to 60 honorees. Here are the 2014-2015 Region Honorees who...

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Dream It, Be It Continues Forward Progress

Soroptimist International is starting the year in high gear by announcing the curriculum to the new global program for girls, Dream It, Be It! The goal of this program is to give access to role models to girls ages 14-18. As the curriculum details, the program can be...

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DCR Learns About Dream It, Be It

Desert Coast Region's Fall District Meetings were very well attended in each of our three districts. Members were eager to learn more about the new Soroptimist International of the Americas' new girl-focused program, Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls....

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What a Way to Start a Biennium

There is no better way to start a new biennium and be truly inspired about our Soroptimist mission than to attend an SIA Convention! Recently, many of us from Desert Coast returned from Soroptimist International of the Americas 43rd Biennial Convention, held in...

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