Awards and Achievements

  • 2016 District Twelve Altrusa International Mamie L. Bass Award 1st place, Empty Bowls Service Project, Governor's Planning and Membership Awards

  • District Twelve Altrusa International Mamie L. Bass Award 2nd place, PYO Service Project, Governor's Planning and Membership Awards

  • Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Month Award

  • Chamber of Commerce Club of the Year

  • Maritime Gig Parade:  Best Service Organization Float

  • Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award for non-profit service clubs

  • In 2016, Altrusa’s Empty Bowls event provided 4,071 summer lunches and our 2017 goal is to provide even more lunches to needy children and families in the Peninsula School District

  • Raised $100,000 over a ten-year period to furnish the community commercial kitchen for the Boys & Girls Club

  • 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

  • Initiated the original Peninsula Adult Education Program, providing literacy education services to adults with low literacy skills which included GED and ESL in 1989

  • Downtown beautification—Altrusa funded and placed cement benches at downtown Gig Harbor intersections for pedestrian seating

  • Participated in community celebrations such as the Maritime Gig

  • Initiated the annual Health and Safety Fair

© 2018 by Altrusa Gig Harbor

3110 Judson Street, PMB #80
Gig Harbor, WA 98335  USA

Carol Haughton- Co -President
Phone: 253-858-7523

Virginia Hardy - Co-President

Phone -253-858-9091

Altrusapresidentgigharbor@gmail.com