About

1917

 ALTRUSA, an international  non-profit organization focused on community service; Was founded in Nashville, Tennessee in 1917 by Dr. Alfred Durham 

Our History

1957

By 1957  Altrusa had clubs in eight countries. Its focus: traffic safety, services for older people, and the need for youth guidance to reduce delinquency.

Our History

Our Story

Establishment of the Altrusa International Foundation, dedicated to improving economic well-being and quality of life through a commitment to community services and literacy.

1962

Our Story

The organization began to look to America's youth as the future of Altrusa and established ASTRA service clubs. ASTRA encourages young people, ages 13 to 21, to participate in community service. Expanding on its commitment to youth, Altrusa adopted literacy as on-going area of service in 1977.

1966

2002

Establishment of Altrusa  DFW Club,  25 charter  members dedicated to improving economic well-being and quality of life through a commitment to community services and literacy. Signature project: School Supply Drive.

Our Present

2019

Altrusa DFW service club touches the lives of over 7000 yearly with our various projects: Christmas

Our Present

"You must do the things you think you cannot do."

- Eleanor Roosevelt, once an active member of the Altrusa Club of New York City

 

Altrusa International of DFW, TX District Nine

Our Vision

We will always achieve more when we bring people  from varying occupations and lifestyles, who  share an interest in community service together!

We enjoy the friendship, excitement and satisfaction that comes from working together for the benefit of those within and outside of our community. 

Our Mission

Each year, our club develops programs that are tailored to local needs, undertaking a variety of hands-on service and fundraising projects. One of our shared goals as an ALTRUSA organization is to improve literacy, which we believe is the key to opportunity!

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Altrusa International

DFW

ALTRUSA is an international non-profit organization making our local communities better through leadership, partnership, and service.

Email: info@altrusadfw.org

Registered Charity: 03-0423079

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