What is Altrusa?

Founded in 1917, Altrusa International, Inc. is a world-wide organization of executives and professional leaders who are dedicated to improving their communities through personal service.  Altrusa was started as a women's organization but today is open to everyone.  Through more than 390 clubs and approximately 10,000 members, Altrusans pool their resources and talents to achieve what individuals alone cannot.  Altrusans believe that people working together can make a difference...and are willing to prove it! 

Altrusa International of Temple, Texas, Inc. seeks women and men of like mind to become Altrusans to develop ideas and to lead the community with projects that make an impact on the quality of life for everyone.  Lives are changed with the combined talents and skills of Altrusans everyday.

We meet In Person & Online
Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Ralph Wilson Youth Club
1515 South 25th Street
Temple, TX 76501
United States of America
2nd and 4th Tuesdays at Noon
Current Stories
There were 8 projects approved by members at the September 14th Business meeting: Here is a brief recap of each project approved: If you have any questions regarding these projects please do not hesitate to reach out to the project coordinator or co-coordinator.  Your support and involvement to these projects are needed and certainly appreciated! Thank you! 
  • TISD Passion Project - TISD Career and Technology Education - The Animal Science Program at TISD is in need of new or used towels and blankets to use in their pet spa. They also need newspapers for the kennel bedding and magazines to use to create their vision boards. Altrusans are welcome to bring these items to the September 28th meeting. You may contact Brenda Hill to arrange for these items to be picked up. Thank you!
  • ASTRA Club at Lake Belton High School - approved to sponsor a new ASTRA club at Lake Belton High School. Initial and necessary paperwork processes will now begin. Kay Callin - Coordinator and Susan Cory - Co-coordinator. Thank you!
  • ASTRA Clubs - Belton High School, Salado High School and UMHB. Altrusa approved to continue supporting these 3 clubs as in years past. We will assist students in community service projects. Teresa Bowen-Bechtel/ Pam Abernathy - Belton High School, Audrie Glick - Salado High School and Tucker Saxton/Traci Squarcette at UMHB. Thank you!!
  • Signature Project Part II - TISD reading/literacy project. Altrusans will spend one hour reading to students at the following 4 elementary schools. Jefferson, Raye-Allen, Thornton and Western Hills. The goal is to visit each of the schools one time over the 4 months. Altrusans will coordinate the date the book with the school librarian. A copy or copies of the book will be donated to the school library. Cindy Black - project coordinator. Thank you!!
  • Project HEARTBEAT - Belton Independent School District. Project HEARTBEAT works to eliminate barriers to enrollment and attendance, and to increase and improve the emotional well-being and academic achievement of homeless students. Project HEARTBEAT works with children and unaccompanied youth in homeless situations to meet their basic needs and to ensure their rights under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act are met. Altrusa will provide age/grade level appropriate books(suggestions to be provided by school librarian) to be labeled with Altrusa label and included in the backpack.  A variety of socks and underwear will be purchased and given to the project HEARTBEAT coordinator for distribution as requested. Socks and underwear are urgently needed. Altrusa coordinator Lori Luppino, co-coordinator Jamie Moseley. Thank you!
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