Kiwanis Club of Adrian Commuity Projects and Fundraisers
Our club is involved in a variety of projects that involve fundraising, community service, and assisting children locally and worldwide. Below are some of the projects in which we are currently involved:
Annual Commuity Impact Giving Grants Program - Annual Grant Giving process where the club and it's foundation give away money to local non-profits. Applications are available October 1 annually.
Live Radio Auction- Fundraiser in February that allows Kiwanis Club of Adrian to support many, many organizations in the area.
Bicycle Reading Program in March promotes reading in area elementary schools. Our club gives two new bicycles and helments to elementary students in several schools to promote strong reading habits.
Splash n Dash - Our club helps support a Youth Triathlon that is sponsored by the City of Adrian and the YMCA.
Annual Golf Outing - Our golf outing is another fund raiser that allows our club to support many other organizations in the area throughout the year, including the Adrian Community Preschool.
Dictionary Project - The Kiwanis Club of Adrian works with our Aktion Club (organization that supports adults with disabilities) to deliver dictionaries to all Third Graders in the Adrian school district (both public and private), Madison Schools, and Sand Creek.
Peanut Day - Annually Kiwanians will get onto the streets of Adrian to sell peanuts. This has been a longstanding tradition with Kiwanis Clubs across the nation and is still a strong fundraiser for our club.
Thanksgiving Day Dinner at Alpha Koney - This event offers a free Thanksgiving Day meal to anyone in need or alone on Thanksgiving Day. The event takes place at Alpha Koney Island in Adrian.
Food Baskets - We working Associated Charities to help them package food baskets for anyone in need of a food through the holiday season.
Cheese Sale - Say Cheese! Our annual cheese sale is another fundraising event that we use to raise money to support local agencies. Order forms are available online beginng in November.
Christmas Toy Project - The Kiwanis Club of Adrian works with the Salvation Army and Associated Charites of Lenawee to help provide Christmas gifts to all children in the Adrian area in need.
Salvation Army Bell Ringing- Our club also helps support fundraising for the Salvation Army by "Ringing the Bell" at various locations during the holiday season.