Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time.
Why join Kiwanis:
- Personal satisfaction in helping to improve the lives of children and the community.
- Learn about special programs, projects, or organizations at each meeting.
- Work with other leaders to improve your community.
- Fellowship and networking.
- Develop leadership skills.
- Have FUN!!!
How Does Kiwanis Benefit our Community?
- Gift of $500 for each elementary school for a petty cash fund to help with needs of the children (total of $3,000).
- Gift of $1000 to the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign.
- Sponsor and conduct the Kiwanis/USD490 Science Fair.
- Provides an Adopt-A-Class mentoring team that meets with their class weekly.
- Provide scholarships and/or support to the following in the last year: American Legion Girls' state, Bradford Library Summer Program, Drug Safety program, EHS Encore Trip to Branson, El Dorado Prairie Port , 4-H Leadership Award support, Safe House, Bethlehem house.
- Support the Salvation Army by ringing bells and holding an annual food drive at Christmas.
- Provide man hours supporting Numana relief to Haiti.
- Hold a Tree Sale, as a fundraiser, but also as a "Going Green" event for the community.