501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization
Incorporated in 2001, Altrusa Foundation of Gig Harbor is affiliated with Altrusa Club of Gig Harbor, and is a subsidiary foundation of the Altrusa International Foundation. It is incorporated in the State of Washington and is recognized as a 501(c)3 non-profit by the IRS. All gifts and donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible.
In its short life, Altrusa Foundation has taken on some major projects, all of which benefit the local Gig Harbor community, including:
- Raised $100,000 a ten-year period to furnish the Commercial Kitchen for the Boys & Girls Club of Gig Harbor.
- Provide an annual donation of $2,000 in scholarship funding for the Peninsula Youth Orchestra.
- Contributed thousands of dollars worth of school supplies and basic clothing to children in need in Peninsula schools.