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International Literacy Day (Sept.8) - Books for Indonesia

Altrusa International Dekalb/Sycamore Club worked with books for Indonesia to help them collect books for International Literacy Day (Sept.8).  BFI is a Chicago based registered non-profit organization dedicated to collecting new/used books from local schools, public libraries and individuals to be sent to remote areas in Indonesia in need of books in English.  BFI sorts, labels, inventories, packs and ships the donated books.  On Sunday, Sept. 8, the director of BFI drove out to DeKalb with a van to pick up the books.


Born to Read Bag

Each year Altrusa International DeKalb/Sycamore Club give a bag of books and other information on literacy and child care to newborns and their families at Kishwaukee and Valley West hospitals.

Feed My Starving Children

Altrusa International DeKalb/Sycamore Club will be participating in packing meals for the Feed My Starving Children Event at The Suter Company in November. 

Christmas Decorating at Ellwood House

Each year Altrusa International DeKalb/Sycamore Club decorates a room at the Ellwood House for their Annual Christmas Open House. 


June 2015 Club Newsletter

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July 2014 Newsletter

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Sept 2013 Newsletter

Group photo taken at the annual charter dinner in May 2013. Photo by Womack Photography


President, Betsy Rychlewski    


 President Elect, Carol Sturm


Secretary, Shelia Ary                


Treasurer, Teri Johnson




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