Rotorua Altrusa Club

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Rotorua Altrusa Club

Altrusa in New Zealand contains 21 clubs, which form Altrusa International District Fifteen. Our members come 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.

Each club develops a programme that is tailored to local needs, undertaking a variety of service, literacy and fundraising projects each year.

SERVICE - Keeping NZ beautiful, cooking for young families with Bellyful, treating parents in challenging circumstances with 'Magic Mums' & 'Dedicated Dads', making Santa Sacks for senior citizens, collecting provisions for food banks, donating toiletry bags filled with essentials to the Women’s Refuge...

LITERACY – Providing books to school children, presenting literacy awards, presenting a scholarship at the annual BOP Science Fair, donating books to children in the Women’s Refuge and in the Public Hospital at Christmas, giving books to babies via Plunket and the hospital, making and giving bookmarks to the public library as give always, handing out free books at community fairs...

FUNDRAISING - Shaking buckets for nationwide street collections or fundraising within our Altrusa clubs by organising entertaining fun events, movie nights, high teas, fabric bazaars, raffles, garden rambles, champagne breakfasts...

FLEXIBILITY – Your time is a gift.  Aside from regular attendance at a monthly or fortnightly meeting, Altrusa clubs operate projects that allow you to choose when you would like to serve.

INCLUSION – We seek diversity in our membership and strive to welcome, listen to, and appreciate a variety of perspectives from a range of backgrounds.