Altrusa is an international non profit organisation making our local communities better through leadership, partnership and service. Our club is a women's service organisation offering opportunities to make a real difference in Palmerston North. We undertake a variety of service, literacy and fund raising projects each year. Our past projects have included: * scholarship to the Teen Parent Unit at Freyberg School * library contributions to the Teen Parent Unit at Freyberg School * holiday programme reading for children at Terrace End School * donations to various literacy projects in the community * donations of free books to children and adults at Awesome Awapuni We are seeking new volunteers to join our organisation 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.