ASTRA - Young Altrusans

ASTRA - an acronym formed from.......

A = Ability - To know that all of us have special talents to share with others.
S = Service - To improve the lives of those less fortunate in the community
T = Training - To develop leadership ability and potential.
R = Responsibility - To learn to accept obligations and know the satisfaction of carrying projects through to a successful conclusion.
A = Achievement - To experience success; to know that a group can accomplish so much more than any one individual.

ASTRA is ...

  • A volunteer organization for young people, sponsored by local Altrusa Clubs.
  • An opportunity to use your time and talent to enrich the lives of others.
  • Working with other local civic and volunteer groups on service projects of lasting benefit.
  • Interaction with the business, professional and civic leaders who are members of the sponsoring Altrusa Club.
  • A unique opportunity to form lasting friendships and share your ideas, goals and aspirations with others in your peer group.

ASTRA is for You!

  • Experience the satisfaction that comes from being involved in activities that will make your community a better place to live
  • Develop your leadership potential by assuming positions of responsibility in your Club.
  • Benefit from the assistance and experience offered by your sponsoring Altrusa Club.
  • Be a part of the Altrusa International Family - ASTRA and Altrusa Club members, working together to make an impact on today's world.

ASTRA Club Service Awards

Funded by the Altrusa International Foundation, Inc. the ASTRA Club Service Awards annually recognizes ASTRA Clubs for the service activities they Conduct in their communities and schools.

ASTRA Club information

For ASTRA Club information, contact David Mena in the International Office at

If you are between the ages of 11 and 25, and have the desire to make a significant contribution to your community then ASTRA is for you!
ASTRA members painted and filled bags for over 70 foster children in the county.
ASTRA Emblem
Packing 150 bagged lunch for the Harvest Soup Kitchen – worked with the Muncie Altrusa Club to complete this project. Picture shows the seven ASTRA members with members of the Muncie club and a couple of high school students. In less than 45 minutes the 150 bags were ready to be taken to the soup kitchen.
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