"Service to others is the rent you pay for living on this planet" - Marian Wright Edelman
International, Inc. is a global volunteer organization whose purpose is to
promote better communities through service.
Altrusans provide hands-on service in communities where clubs are
located throughout the United
States and in Puerto Rico, Canada,
Bermuda, Ireland, India, Scotland, New Zealand and
Altrusans also provide humanitarian aid and disaster relief funds, as needed,
throughout the world.
International of Asheville, NC is comprised of women with diverse backgrounds
and experiences who are dedicated to improving their local community through
service projects, educational scholarships, and humanitarian aid. The rewards
of membership in Altrusa range from the satisfaction of bettering the community
to the personal benefits of interaction with members who represent a broad
spectrum of talents and interests.