S E R T O M A is an international service organization of business, professional and civic-minded persons dedicated to the betterment of the human community, locally, nationally and abroad. Sertoma is a terrific way to connect with your community. The three syllables (Ser-to-ma) are an acronym for SERvice TO MAnkind.
Sertoma International contains many thousands of members who reside in a variety of countries. Chartered originally in the United States in 1912, it is nonsectarian, nonpartisan, multiracial, gender-open and unaffiliated with any political or economic entity. Sertoma, whose offices are located in Kansas City, Missouri, supports a variety of sponsorships, including the teaching of our national heritage, encouragement of youth leadership, and activities with and for persons with disabilities in speech, language, hearing and communication. The national organization also manages the Sertoma Foundation which dedicates its resources principally to the speech and hearing disabled.