The name Altrusa is a combination of the word “altruism” and “USA.”

Altrusa International, Inc. is a world-wide service association of business and professional people who want to perform valuable community service and enjoy the company of fellow members.

The organization provides community services, develops leadership, fosters international understanding and encourages fellowship by an international network of executives and professionals in diversified career classifications.

Working together in local clubs, members volunteer their energies and expertise in a wide variety of projects dedicated to community betterment.

Altrusa of Columbus

Altrusa Columbus was chartered in 1918 to provide an opportunity for professional and executive women to perform community service while giving them the opportunity to build relationships with women of similar backgrounds who were working in a variety of industries and professions.

The Altrusa International of Columbus Club is a group of professional women that network and collaborate to explore and support needed community endeavors throughout Central Ohio.

Our mission is to have an active and involved membership club that will have fun together in a rewarding and accomplished environment.