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 Hamilton, Ohio Service Projects:

  • Supplying our local elementary schools with needed school supplies.
  • Sponsoring a literacy program, “Each One Teach One” in our local meeting in September each year.

  • Christmas gifts for YWCA residents.

  • Party with craft project for YWCA residents.

  • Providing books for the Boys & Girls Club.

  • Veteran's Administration.

  • Making and providing cards (Christmas, Get Well, Thank You) for the VA Hospital in Cincinnati, OH.

  • Adult Spelling Bee held each year.

  • “Shoe Project” while a fund raiser, does provide shoes & business opportunities to individuals in less developed & under developed countries around the world. 
  • Living Water Ministry.


  • 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.
  • The shoe project whereby shoes were collected, bagged, weighed and sent to third world countries. Weight of the shoes determines total of receipts which we use toward scholarships awarded to high school seniors.

  • Holiday Bazaar where we sell baked goods and the funds are used toward service projects.

  • YWCA Christmas Walk held annually in early December.  Club sold baked goods to be used to fund service projects.

  • White elephant sale which was held several times some year and proceeds were used toward scholarships that are granted annually.

  • Garage sale at which various items were sold with the intent of proceeds used toward service projects.

  • Monthly receipts from split the pot, “happy” bucks, change for change accumulated and help with service projects.

  • New project of generating a club cookbook and using the proceeds for service projects and scholarships.










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