Twelve Bridges Elementary K-Kids "Adopt-a-Classroom" Fundraiser....more
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. The Kiwanis Club of Lincoln has been serving the local community through various service and fundraising projects since 2001. Last year, we gave over $62,000 to the community through grants and projects, not to mention thousands of volunteer hours.
We'd love for you to come join us at one of our meetings or a service project. Use our Contact page to drop us a line! We will get back with you.
If you are interested in helping the children and families of our local community, join us in any or all of the following initiatives:
SPONSORED KIDS PROGRAMS
Bring-Up-Grades - A mentoring program with Kiwanis members working with third grade students on SRA (Star Reading Assessment).
Books-4-Kids - The club acquires and sorts books by grades (K-5), cleans, packages and delivers over 3000 books to Lincoln and Sheridan elementary schools (K-5).
Fishing Derby - Free Event open to children ages 7 to 12, living in Lincoln and Sheridan (Zip Codes 95648 and 95681). Providing an opportunity to experience a fun wholesome outdoor adventure, in a safe environment, while teaching the catch-and-release fishing concept.
K-Kids - Student-led program for elementary school students providing members with opportunities to perform service, build character and develop leadership skills.
Key Club - Teaches high school students about the value of community service and focuses them on the positives surrounding them.
Kiwanis-4-Kids - We sponsor a $50 shopping spree for each of 150 underprevileged elementary students of Lincoln and Sheridan.
Scholarships - The Lincoln Kiwanis Foundation funds $1000 to $2000 scholarships each year to deserving graduating Seniors from the Lincoln High School system.
Kiwanis Family House - The Kiwanis Family House, located on the UC Medical Center campus in Sacramento, offers low cost accommodations for families dealing with medical issues.
Gold Country Veterans Stand Down - Supports and gives a "Hand-Up" to our veterans.
Food for Hungry People
See's Candies Sales - Members sell See's Candies for the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentines Day, and Easter. The money raised supports our various kid's programs, as well as many programs for the Lincoln schools.
Holiday Home Tour - Tour of homes in the Lincoln Hills, decorated for Christmas, with proceeds going to the Kiwanis Family House.
ABOUT OUR CLUB
The Kiwanis Club of Lincoln (part of Kiwanis International) is a group of over 60 dedicated volunteers involved in making a difference for local families.
Through fundraisers and hands-on service projects, we provide summer reading books for our elementary schools, tutor children who need extra help, provide college scholarships, sponsor youth sports and scouts, provide clothing and toys for children in need, and sponsor a free fishing derby for kids and their families.
We provide opportunities for young leaders of Lincoln, from elementary through high school, to serve the community through service and leadership clubs, supporting their involvement in a variety of community projects and enabling them to develop their leadership skills.
We address the needs of the broader community by providing food for the hungry and supporting our troops. We support of the Kiwanis Family House, which provides affordable lodging for parents of children undergoing treatment at UC Davis Children's Hospital and the Shriners Hospital for Children.