When students walk through the doors at Pine Street Elementary School in Presque Isle, Maine, they’ll have new school supplies that were donated by the local Kiwanis club. A club project for 10 years, the club donated about $700 in supplies this year. #KidsNeedKiwanis... See MoreSee Less
The Kiwanis Club of Presque Isle donated the supplies. The secretary of the club says they’ve been doing this for the last 10 years and this year they were able to donate around $700 worth of supplies.
When Marge Crouch’s newborn needed care at a children’s hospital, she turned to her Kiwanis club to staff an information desk for parents. That led to another project: the Riley Parent Comfort Cart. Those efforts and others earned Marge the Indianapolis Business Journal’s Healthcare Hero award. #KidsNeedKiwanis... See MoreSee Less
The cart, known at Riley as the “convenience store on wheels,” has served since 2006 as a lifeline for inpatients and their families, providing snacks, toiletries and other everyday items free of charge so families of Riley patients can focus on their children.