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Mission Statement

Altrusa International of Indianapolis, Inc. is a non-profit, volunteer organization that supports community projects through hands-on service and financial assistance to help families and children in need.

Service Projects

  • Provide support to the Salvation Army Ruth Lilly Women's and Children's Shelter with donations of essential items, baby needs and fleece blankets for women and children that reside in the shelter; plan holiday parties and/or ice cream socials for residents, and provide children's books to residents.
  • Provide a Bingo night to the elderly and handicapped residents at the John J. Barton public housing complex on a quarterly basis.
  • Serve at the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry, an organization that provides food and sundries to local Indianapolis residents in need.
  • Support for Coburn Place, a transitional housing safe haven for families escaping domestic violence
  • Support for Wheel Mission, a ministry that provides critically needed goods and services to  homeless, poor and needy of central Indiana

Calendar of Events

March 21, 2017 - Margaret Sheehan, Teachers' Treasures

April 18, 2017 - Jennifer Thuma, Attorney General Office (Human Trafficking)

May 16, 2017 - Installation of Officers

June 20, 2017 - Committee Formation Meetings

2017 - Important dates

April 7 - 9, 2017 - District Six Conference, Plymouth, IN

April 22, 2017 - Annual Style Show, Ritz Charles, Carmel, IN

July 21-24, 2017 - International Convention, Nashville, TN



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Meeting Date and Time

3rd Tuesday of each month (September - June)

Social time 5:30 pm, Dinner/Meeting 6:00 pm


For membership Contact: Mary Schuman
Email: or phone 317-787-7067

Altrusa International
of Indianapolis, Inc
P O Box 502646
Indianapolis, IN 46250

Board of Directors

President: Connie Knoll

Vice President: Kristen Waterbury

Secretary: Faye Snodgress

Treasurer: Kay Herber

Immediate Past President: Mary Schuman

Director:  Melanie Sheets

Director:  Alice Fae Johnson (2016-2018)

Committee Chairs

Service:  Pat Everett, Mary Schuman (Hi-Rise)

Finance:  Ann Everett & Kay Herber

Style Show:  Nancy Keiser & Melanie Sheets

Membership:  Mary Schuman

Communications:  Kristen Waterbury (Flash Editor), Kay Herber (Yearbook Editor)

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