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 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:
- Pledging $100,000 over ten years to furnish the Community Kitchen for the new Boys' & Girls' Club of Gig Harbor.
- Providing an annual donation of $2000 in scholarship funding for the Peninsula Youth Orchestra;
- Contributing thousands of dollars worth of school supplies and basic clothing to children in need in Peninsula schools.