Altrusa is an international non-profit organisation making our local communities better through leadership, partnership and service. Our club offers an opportunity to make a real difference in the South Auckland area. Our members are from varying occupations and lifestyles, all sharing an interest in community service and enjoying the friendship, fun and the satisfaction that comes from working together for the benefit of others. Altrusa International of Manukau Area undertakes a variety of service, Literacy and fundraising projects each year. Our on-going and past projects include, Books for babies Magic Mums and Grandmas Riding for the Disabled Heart Kids Literacy projects Hospital packs for emergency admissions Contributed food to a local foodbank Our fundraising to support these projects is done by arranging Film Premieres, by catering functions, having sausage sizzles and Long Italian lunches. We also undertake service projects where our contribution is our time . We are seeking new volunteers to join our organisation and help us make a difference .