Leaders in Service
Thank you to
our TERRIFIC members
FOR THEIR HARD WORK!
Contact us for
more info about
or joining the
Altrusa of Salem Chapter
Anita (503) 364-9473
or Patty (503) 551-3663
Altrusa International of Salem, Oregon
Serving Marion and Polk Counties
Altrusa Mission Statement
We are a group of community
minded citizens who build networks of friends and community
through fellowship and service to others achieving as a group
what individuals cannot do alone.
Literacy, and Women and
Children affected by domestic abuse.
How can Altrusa benefit you?
In addition to the
satisfaction of contributing through service, Altrusa offers
its members many other personal benefits as well. Many
Altrusans have found that the skills and abilities required
and developed through their involvement in Altrusa has helped
them in their careers.
There are intangible benefits as well. Membership in an
organization that draws its members from a wide diversity of
professional backgrounds provides a stimulating opportunity to
share experiences, views, and concerns with other active,
vital and interesting people from around the world. Altrusa is
a place for fun and fellowship, too!
Would you like to get
of Salem, Oregon meets on the first and third Thursdays of the
information about membership or the location of our next
meeting please contact Patty Johnson at 503-587-8752 or
Community Service Projects
Our club assesses community needs each year and each member has the
opportunity to have input into our giving process. In the past, out
club has helped to meet some of the many community needs. Service
Projects planned for the upcoming year include: Care Kits for women
and children seeking a safe haven from abuse. Back packs for
children to start the school year. Learning Activity Bags for
children who arrive at victim assistance shelters. Sweat suits for
rape victims at hospitals.
have three major fundraising events throughout the year. The
largest effort is the Wine, Chocolate and More Festival. Our
second event is the sale of wrapping paper products during the
holidays. Finally, hosting a fun evening at Moon Fall Theatre
brings in the rest of our clubs funds.
Proceeds from our fundraising events supports our community
service projects as well as grants to other non-profits in
Marion and Polk Counties. Recent recipients of Altrusa
International of Salem, Oregon grants are:
Mid-Willamette Valley Crisis Center
HOME Youth and Resource Center
Salem Public Library
Dallas Public Library
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