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Milford K-Kids Supports Sole Hope Project - 10/18/2017
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The Milford, Nebraska Elementary K-Kids Club had a Shoe Cutting Party for Sole Hope, an organization whose purpose is, "To effectively put in place preventative methods to combat diseases that enter through the feet and to create a positive physical and psychological difference in the lives of individuals in impoverished communities." 

Sole Hope focuses their efforts within the country of Uganda and provides medical relief and shoes for children and jobs for men and women in Uganda. "We realized we could not only help Ugandan children live lives free from jiggers, but we could help Ugandan men and women earn a fair wage by making the shoes that go on the feet of the children...


Division 3 Packing Hygiene Backpacks - 10/02/2017
Submitted by: Jan Burch
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Jan Burch was present to install all officers of Division 3 with Lt. Governor Karen Buchholz on September 25.  The event was held at the Spencer Hy-Noon cafe at Clay County fairgrounds.  Over 100 people attended and all helped pack hygiene back packs.   They filled 400 backpacks with personal hygiene items to supply UDMO's throughout Division 3.  There were even some kids on hand to help out.  There were 125 of the backpacks unloaded in Spencer.   Such a GREAT project for Division 3!!

See other photos dated September 26 at:  Division 3 Facebook


Des Moines Kiwanis Wins KI Signature Project Award - 09/24/2017
Submitted by: Jan Burch
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2017 WINNER of GOLD - Kiwanis Club of Des Moines

Little league baseball is a rite of passage for many children, and the Kiwanis Miracle League at Principal Park in Des Moines makes it possible for kids who live with disability to take a turn at bat and run the bases.  See Video

Signature projects show the impact a Kiwanis club can have on a community. From playgrounds and parks to festivals and fundraisers, signature projects are the hallmarks of what Kiwanis clubs are known for in their communities. 

To celebrate the great work being done by clubs, Kiwanis International offers a Signature Project Recognition Program and Contest. The program showcases the many club-level...