Welcome to Altrusa of Hamilton, Ohio


Altrusa is a leader among international organizations improving communities worldwide through a network of membership.


To improve communities worldwide by providing service, developing international leadership, fostering international understanding, and encouraging fellowship through an international network of dedicated volunteers. 

Please contact Jill Gaynor jillga@fuse.net or Kathy Jackson KGJackson@cinci.rr.com

Altrusa International of Hamilon, Ohio Service Projects for this year include:

  • Supplying our local elementary schools with needed school supplies.
  • Ringing of the bells for the Salvation Army 
  • Assisting Shared Harvest Food Bank in their annual mailing and newsletters.
  • Sponsoring a literacy program, "Each One Teach One" in our local meeting in September of each year.
  • Sponsoring International Projects:  an orphanage in the Philippines.  Members bring both personal and school supplies and we also financially support the orphanage.
  • Volunteering monthly at the Salvation Army to serve meals.
  • Volunteering monthly at St. Raphael's in their "Hostess Program" Sponsoring and supplying books for a library for children at St. Raphael's.
  • Adult Spelling Bee held each year.
  • Educators Award held each year.
  • Scholarships given to High School students and non-traditional students yearly.      
  • Sponsoring and supporting an International Project "Healing Hope" in Dumaguete in the Philippines.
  • Assist in buying and bringing food and personal items to Serve City in Hamilton.


  • Sale of Altrusa jewelry to all members of Altrusa.  We will display the jewelry at International Conventions and Conferences.
  • Kroger Reward cards are sold and Altrusa receives a portion of the sales on items purchased at the Kroger store.
  • A flower sale is held each year in May prior to Mother's Day to help fund our service and scholarships that we award each year.
  • Our annual Holiday Auction is held in November of each year and the proceeds fund our many service projects as well as our scholarships awarded to high school students and to a non-traditional student.
  • Our club will sponsor a chili supper with the members bringing in their favorite chili recipes along with their favorite desserts.
  • Sale of raffle tickets for a seasonal concert that is held in Cincinnati and the proceeds to further the funding of our service projects.
  • Shoe Size Fundraiser - members donate money in the amount of their shoe size and proceeds to fund our service projects.
  • A raffle of a Kindle Fire HD and the net proceeds will help fund our service projects.
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