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Soroptimist News Release: 8/17/2022

The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards program for women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families provides grants to offset costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education or additional skills and training. Recipients can use the award for tuition, books, childcare, carfare or any other education-related expense. Each year, over $2.8 million is provided in cash grants to women in need. Since the program’s inception in 1972, more than $35 million has helped tens of thousands of women achieve their dreams of a better life for themselves and their families—leading to strongercommunities, nations, and the world. The Live Your Dream Award starts at the club level where Soroptimist International of Poway will provide up to ten awards starting at $1,000 and up for a total of $20000.   Club-level recipients then become eligible for region level awards granted in each of Soroptimist’s 29 regions. The first-place region recipients then become candidates for one of three $10,000 finalist awards. Applications Applications are available at or by contacting
Lauren Chin or Linda England at Deadline is November 15 2022. Soroptimist International of Poway Founded in 1971, is part of Soroptimist International of the Americas, a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment. Soroptimist, a 501(c)(3) organization that relies on charitable donations to support its programs, also powers—an online community offering offline volunteer opportunities in support of women and girls. For more information about how Soroptimist improves the lives of women and girls visit: 

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