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District Service Bulletin (DSB)

A District publication that includes information from your District Board and District Chairs, details of upcoming District Events, and updates from the Altrusa Clubs in your area.

Latest District Fifteen DSB

Altrusa Compass

An International publication that includes information from your International Board and International Chairs, updates from the International Office, and details of International Convention.

Latest Altrusa Compass

International Convention

Award Winners

Award Winners

Letha H Brown

Literacy Award

1st place
Altrusa International of Te Awamutu

Bright Boxes

This project combined with Te Awamutu Rotary and Menz Shed to provide good quality books to local children in need. The organisations we chose to assist were Loving Arms, Kainga Aroha, Māori Women’s Welfare League, Plunket, and Womens Refuge. Working bees were held to sort and sticker books and to paint the Book boxes in Altrusa colours.

Mamie L Bass

Service Award

1st place

Altrusa International of Ōhāriu

Healthy Minds

Healthy Minds is a trio of initiatives to support positive mental health. Altrusa Ōhāriu partnered with the Brain Garden Trust to purchase books that teach strategies for managing anxiety and stress. Wellington Samaritans to recruit and retain volunteers for a free phone service for mental health issues, and Windley School to equip their sensory room for students with special needs.

Nina Fay Calhoun

International Relations Award

1st place

Altrusa International of Hawera

Knitting and Bras for Peru

After a presentation to club members, the need for warm clothing for children in Peru and bras for the women; Altrusa members decided we could help. Members knitted singlet and hat sets, dolls, and donated bras. Those members who could not knit donated wool or bought the finished articles from a local charity shop.

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