Altrusa International Foundation, Santa Maria Announces over $20,000 in Spring Grants awarded. The Altrusa International Foundation of Santa Maria has a long history of supporting programs in the area, with over $370,000.00 given out in grants. For information about the Altrusa of Santa Maria Foundation, contact Sally Czarnecki, President, 805-937-8174

Altrusa International Foundation, Santa Maria Spring Grant recipients were: Community Partners in Caring, OUSD Campus Connection, North County Rape Crisis, Central Coast Literacy Council, Alliance for Pharmaceutical Access, Inc. Joe Nightingale PreSchool, Teacher’s Network of Santa Barbara County, Orcutt Academy High School, Friends of the Guadalupe Library, Town Center Gallery Kids Art Club, Good Samaritan Summer Camp, American Cancer Society Relay for Life Kids Kamp, Santa Maria Civic Theatre Summer Fairy Tales, SMBSD Behavior Specialist Program, VTC Enterprises, North SBAR County United Way Imagination Library, Royal Family Kids of Santa Maria Summer Camp, Santa Maria Philharmonic Society Children’s Outreach Program, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Martha’s Meals, PCPA Education and Outreach Program, CASA, Grace Lutheran Church Nursery School and Pioneer Valley HS Link Crew.

Submitted by: Diane P. Alleman-Stevens