The Altrusa International Club of Muncie, IN, Inc. serves the community through projects that provide support to people in need in Muncie and Delaware County. The Club contributes to the International Altrusa Foundation in support of its programs to eliminate illiteracy. Locally, our club participates in literacy, youth development, and family support related projects. The Club offers financial support to a variety of philanthropic projects.
Upcoming Service Projects:
January: Soup Kitchen of Muncie
Date: Monday January 22nd
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Project Lead: Barb Baker
We will be packing 150 lunches for the Soup Kitchen of Muncie. Please sign up with Barb Baker.
February: Snack Attack
Date: Thursday February 22nd
Project Lead: Cathy Stewart
We will be packing snack attack bags for local elementary children for Spring Break.
March: “Chemo Kits”
Date: Thursday March 29th
Project Lead: Erin Brooks
We will be packing 150 chemo comfort kits for Little Red Door. Donations of new items will be accepted: peppermints, cinnamon disk candies, purse sized tissues.
Other Dates of Interest:
Ongoing – Sample size toiletry donations for shelters and DCS donation – Suzanne Kadinger
April 23, 2018 – at the Soup Kitchen of Muncie, pack lunches—Barb Baker
May 2018 – Sponsorship of two organizations to fulfill most pressing needs.
June 14, 2018 — Altrusa Summer Auction
June 25, 2018 – at Soup Kitchen of Muncie, pack lunches—Barb Baker
July 2018 – Kickoff to Kindergarten volunteers
Annual Projects Include:
- Make A Difference Day – in honor of the national make a difference day, the Altrusa International Club of Muncie, IN , Inc. develops a specific project
to create literacy awareness.
- Essay Contest – Fourth grade students throughout Delaware County are invited to write an essay on “Why I Must Know How to Read”. Essays are judged and winners receive a certificate at the Altrusa luncheon. Over 800 students from public, private and home schools participate.
- Meal preparation for Soup Kitchen of Muncie
- Little Free Library
- Snack Attack