Each year SI Riverside supports ADV by gathering gifts for families participating in the ADV program valued at $1,000. ADV has been providing services to victims of domestic violence and their families in Western Riverside County since 1978.
ARC of Riverside County
SI Riverside donated $500.00 to support ARC's NineZero Project. NineZero literally means Nine Months, Zero Alcohol and is trademarked for a project that educates and creates public awareness of serious public health issues such as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
Arlington Temporary Assistance
SI Riverside provides backpacks and school supplies each year for the underprivileged school age children participating in the ATA Program. ATA is a non-profit organization that serves low income families in the Riverside Community. They assist families who are in desperate need for immediate help.
ARC of Riverside County Donation
July 21, 2016
ATA Backpack Delivery
August 4, 2016
Habitat Washer-Dryer Presentation
January 30, 2016
Fashion Forward Business Clothing and Accessory Drive
Soroptimist International of Riverside hosts a Business Clothing and Accessory Drive for Dress for Success Riverside, an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to thrive in work and life. If you would like to help in our goals to dress underprivilaged women, please contact Binu Cloud, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Habitat for Humanity Riverside
SI Riverside partnered with Habitat for Humanity Riverside on the HelpHers program, a program designed by SIR to provide resources and supportfor women in our community as they meet the challenges of homeownership as head of household. Providing and maintaining a family home can be a challenge, but a firm foundation is integralfor healthy, productive families.
SI Riverside donated $1,000 to be used specifically for free breast and cervical cancer screening for young women whose insurance does not cover the costs of such screenings. Inland Agency is a family of non-profit programs providing free services to the Inland Empire area ranging from teen pregnancy prevention and youth development to health insurance counseling and breast cancer screening.
Fashion Forward - April 12, 2016
SI Riverside adopted one of the six Inspire homes in the Inland Empire and has committed to providing little extras for the girls residing in the home, such as home cooked meals, household cleaning supplies, and gift cards for groceries. The Inspire Life Skills Training program mentors and trains former foster and homeless youth to become self-sufficient, responsible adults. Similar to the beliefs of SI Riverside, Inspire believes education is the key to breaking the cycle of abuse and poverty. Inspire offers youth an opportunity to gain a formal education as well as learn valuable life skills during their time in Inspire’s supportive housing program, designed to mimic a dorm atmosphere.
Live Your Dream Conference
An all day conference to introduce seventh and eighth grade girls to various career opportunities and the way to achieve career goals with workshops provided by successful women in professions such as Medical and Science; Law and Legal; Finance and Technology; and Entrepreneurship.
SI Riverside donates $500 to Operation SafeHouse for the Transitional Living Program. Operation SafeHouse is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to the safety and well being of children in crisis. The two Safehouse shelters are the only ones of its kind in the Riverside county area providing core essential services for runaway, homeless, and throwaway kids.
Inspire Program Luau
September 3, 2016
Live Your Dream Conference
March 19, 2016
LYD Scholarship Program
June 14, 2016
Riverside Rape Crisis Center
SI Riverside was instrumental in setting up the Riverside Rape Crisis Center. We provided financial support for many years. For the last several years, SIR has provided volunteers to work the Rape Crisis Center’s annual fundraising auction, acting as spotters for the auctioneer.
Riverside Project Homeless Connect
SI Riverside distributed 200 toiletry bags to homeless women during the City of Riverside’s 1-day, 1-stop consumer-focused activity where scores of community service providers and volunteers are mobilized in one setting to assist hundreds of homeless individuals and families. At any point in time, there are approximately 500 or more homeless people in the City of Riverside and it is estimated that 40% of them are women.
Riverside University Health System (RUHS) (formerly Riverside County of Riverside RCRMC)Foundation’s Festival of Trees
SI Riverside decorates a Christmas tree for the Festival of Trees each year. RUHS Foundation’s Festival of Trees is the only major fundraiser benefiting the pediatric units at the RUHS hospital. Proceeds each year are used to purchase desperately needed and often life saving equipment for the children’s units including the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the Child Abuse and Neglect Unit, and the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. In 2009, SI Riverside's Tree “I’ll be Home for Christmas” won 1st place for Best Use of Space and 3rd place for “Best Adherence to Theme.