Altrusa is a worldwide non-profit organization. Altrusa of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Chartered in 2004, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization comprised of members whose goal is improve the quality of life in our community. We are involved in supporting literacy and bettering our community through service projects, fundraisers and volunteerism. Some of our projects include Adopt-A-Family, Books At Bedtime, and senior activities at a local healthcare facility.
Community Service: Is the reason for the very existence and continued efforts of our organization. Altrusa gives members the opportunity to position themselves as service leaders in our community. Members of Altrusa are united through our dedication, to develop and apply our leadership abilities, to capitalize on our worldwide member network and to find partners to help us imptove our communities.
Literacy: While illiteracy affects every aspect of society, its invisible nature makes it difficult to measure the severity of its impact. Worldwide literacy is Altrusa's international goal.
Vocational Services: As business executives and professionals, Altrusans have an obligation to help eliminate the barriers women and girls face.