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Altrusa’s Annual Soup and Cornbread Fundraiser
January 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
The 23rd Annual Altrusa Soup & Cornbread Event will be held Tuesday, January 21, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. More than 1,000 dine in and take out meals of homemade vegetable beef or potato soup, fresh cornbread, homemade desserts and beverage are served from the church kitchen by club members.
Advance or at the door tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 12 and under. The meals are available for eat in or take out at First United Methodist Church, 566 South Haywood Street in Waynesville. Individuals or businesses may re-order to-go meals for a scheduled time by faxing in a pre-order form from:www.waynesvillealtrusa.org– Service Soup&Cornbread.
This is the only fundraiser held by Altrusa of Waynesville and all proceeds are donated to scholarships for Haywood County students attending their education. The success of this event has provided more than $180,000 in scholarships to Haywood County students since 1991. The community and local businesses play a vital role in the continued success of this fundraiser.
Altrusa is an international non-profit organization which strives to make local communities better through leadership, partnership and service and their primary focus is literacy.
Altrusa International of Waynesville was chartered in 1980 and its members are passionate about service projects to benefit the community. Such endeavors by members in addition to the scholarship fundraiser have included gifting local students with personalized books, donating items for a women’s health expo, providing care packages to support soldiers, recognizing vocational students with awards and a luncheon, ringing the Salvation Army bell, collecting food for Meals on Wheels, collecting need items for a local community center, reading to preschool students and assisting with the Literacy Council spelling bee.
Altrusa is open to those who sincerely wish to contribute to the betterment of their communities through volunteer service. For more information, visit www.waynesvillealtrusa.org or call Jennifer Allen at 828-646-0785.