What We Do
Go to festival of trees

festival of trees

This major fundraiser focuses on raising monies to be housed in the foundation for grants & scholarships. Learn how to sponsor a tree here.

Go to community grants

community grants

Every May Altursa gives away scholarships to students & grants to non-profits in our community. It’s a great place to begin.

Go to service & literacy

service & literacy

The main focus of this group is to address the community needs and to select projects that will benefit the community and enhance the Altrusa’s image.

Go to astra for Youths

astra for Youths

Astra is a volunteer organization for youths in our local area. It’s a great way to make a difference with others your own age. Find out more here.

Book Drive!

About Us

Community Service and Literacy
Altrusa of the Central Coast

Created in 1962, the Altrusa International Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit corporation, which administers contributions, received from Altrusa Clubs, individual members and public donors. The Foundation Provides Altrusans with the opportunity to provide direct assistance to those in need. A worldwide volunteer service organization devoted to contributing to human well-being through the development and implementation of effective local community service programs. The Altrusa International Foundation is dedicated to improiving economic well-being and the quality of life through a commitment to community service and literacy.

  • Dedicated to improving well-being through community service and literacy.

  • Non-profit status: 501(c)3 Founded in 1962

  • Patriotism-Efficiency-Service

  • A- Amity L-Loyalty T-Talent R-Reciprocity U-Unity S-Service A-Achievement

Board of directors


Leticia Villanueva


lupe maldonado alvarado

Vice President

Joelyn Lutz


Bea Goyette


Pay It Forward

Stay up to date by contacting us below.


We do service & have fun at the same time! Find out here.