Altrusa International of Central CT, Inc

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

Our club offers an opportunity to make a real difference in CENTRAL CT. We undertake a variety of service, literacy, fundraising and international projects each year.

We are seeking new volunteers to join our organization and make a difference. Our members are from varying occupations and lifestyles, all sharing an interest in community service and enjoying the friendship, fun and satisfaction that comes from working together for the benefit of others.

Our Projects

Service Projects

Baby Food and Diapers Drive; CLOSE project; Pack the Pickup with Proteins for Pantry; Girls Love Mail; Items for new apt for homeless; Holiday Food Baskets; Making masks; Female Soldiers-Forgotten Heroes; Blankets of Warmth; Birthday in a Bag; Mugs for Soup Kitchen; Buy and donate coats for Veterans through Job Lot; Thanksgiving and Holiday Baskets for Cromwell Human Services, Collecting spices for 'Seasonings Greetings'

Literacy Projects

ABC=Altrusa has Books on Cruise Night; Senior Poetry Contest; Senior Library Project; Young Readers Initiative; Little Free Libraries


Community College Scholarships; Senior High School Scholarships; Raffle Rally for "A Night Out on Us" fundraiser; Walk to End Silence-Domestic Violence Awareness-$, walkers, promo table


Distinguised Club Award 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Why choose Altrusa?

  • I heard about Altrusa at a church coffee hour. I was new to the area and wanted to meet some like minded community members. Once I joined I was inspired by District Workshops and Conferences, as I increased… Read More

    Hilda Schmidt

  • I was looking for a group that worked to support the needs of the local community. Altrusa provided me the opportunity to meet likeminded women and participate in rewarding projects. The wonderful women in our Club have become… Read More

    Lynne Havlicek

  • I joined Altrusa at the recommendation of a good friend. I really wanted to make a difference in my local community. I never imagined how much fun I would have doing just that. There are so many ways… Read More

    Jamie Santaniello


Contact our Club President to arrange a no-obligation visit.

Meeting Information

Business Mtg-2nd Wed. Location TBD Program Mtg - 4th Wed. Location varies

Club President

Lynne Havlicek:

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