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Why I'm a Kiwanian

Posted by New York Young Professionals on February 12, 2014 at 11:45 PM Comments comments (0)

So many times I've been asked "why are you a Kiwanian?" I've been asked what I'm doing in an "old man club" or why I'd pay to do service. I always jump at the chance to share my reasons, because ultimately, Kiwanis is so much more than most people realize. When faced with these questions, I like to drive home a few points that are important to me.

Yes, you can always volunteer for free and often you can see a direct impa...

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World Food Programme: February's Service Initiative

Posted by New York Young Professionals on February 11, 2014 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Did you know 842 million people in the world do not have enough to eat? Did you know that poor nutrition causes nearly half of deaths in children under five; that 3.1 million children die each year due to poor nutrition? 66 million primary school-aged children attend class hungry across the developing world each day. According...

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Random Acts of Kindness Week

Posted by New York Young Professionals on February 11, 2014 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Valentine’s Day is not the only day this week where we get to celebrate by doing nice things for one another. Random Acts of Kindness Week is February 10-16 which is an annual celebration of kindness across the globe. See below or check out http://www.randomactsofkindness.org/kindness-ideas for ways to participate.

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March for Dimes

Posted by New York Young Professionals on February 11, 2014 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

By. Kristen Reed

March is right around the corner and with Spring on its way there is no better time than now to support the March of Dimes. You can do this by getting together with local Kiwanis Family members to make a difference. In addition, feel free to host projects with your companies and agencies to show them how they too can contribute to making a difference in the world through Kiwa...

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10 Service Projects to do at Home with Your Children

Posted by New York Young Professionals on February 10, 2014 at 11:55 PM Comments comments (0)

By. Kristen Reed

One of the benefits of being in Kiwanis includes fellowship with members and organizations. We also get the unique opportunity to share our service projects with loved ones at home. Try out some of these fun service projects at home with your young children to show them the joy that service can bring.

Puff Paint Socks - decorate the soles of so...

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Kiwanis One Day

Posted by New York Young Professionals on February 10, 2014 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (0)

 

Every April, Kiwanis clubs around the world join together in a day of service. Kiwanis One Day is a global effort symbolizing the great impact one individual can make, especially when they team up with their communities. When one individual inspires their clubs, and their communities, the change spreads. When one Kiwanian chos...

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2014 New York District Kiwanis Mid-Year Conference

Posted by New York Young Professionals on February 10, 2014 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)

 

The New York District Kiwanis Mid-Year Conference is coming up on February 20-23, 2014 at the Holiday Inn in Albany, NY. Today is the last day for online hotel registration - make sure to register today at www.kiwanis-ny.org! Online registration continues until February 17th and on-site registration wi...

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SCAW 101

Posted by New York Young Professionals on February 10, 2014 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (0)

By. Kristen Reed

Sleeping Children Around the World (SCAW) is a service initiative program for Aktion clubs but is open to involvement from all Kiwanis family branches. They strive to provide bed kits to needy children all over the world, especially in developing countries, that may not have adequate supplies to create a safe and warm place to sleep. All materials are collected through donated materials or monetary gifts. To find more information ...

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Kids Against Hunger - Meeting the Million Meal Mark

Posted by New York Young Professionals on December 2, 2013 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)



I was first introduced to the organization Kids Against Hunger through a Key Club district convention in 2006. (Thanks, Key Club!) Even then, the organization’s mission—feeding the hungry here and the star...

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