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FUNDRAISING PROJECTS
  Raleigh Kiwanis Golf Classic
  Pancake Breakfast
  Donations

SERVICE LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS
  Aktion Club of Greater Raleigh
  Circle K - NCSU
  Key Club - Athens Drive High School
  Key Club - Broughton High School
  Key Club - Enloe High School
  Key Club - Wake Early College of Health and Sciences

SERVICE PROJECTS
  2020 Centennial Parks Project
  Boys & Girls Clubs
  Dictionary Project
  Fight Hunger Food Drive
  First 2,000 Days - Diaper Drive
  Foster Children
  Kiwanis One Day
  Shepherd's Table Soup Kitchen
  The Eliminate Project
  The Salvation Army
  Wake County Public Libraries
  Past Projects

FOUNDATION GRANTS - 2015
  Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle
  Boys & Girls Clubs
  Community Music School
  CORRAL Riding Academy
  Fellowship Home of Raleigh
  Frankie Lemmon School
  Friends of Wake County Guardian ad Litem
  Habitat for Humanity of Wake County
  HopeLine of North Carolina
  Kidznotes
  Learning Together
  Literacy Council of Wake County
  Loaves and Fishes Ministry
  Motheread
  North Carolina Theatre
  North Raleigh Ministries
  Note in the Pocket
  Prevent Blindess North Carolina
  Raleigh Little Theatre
  SAFEchild
  Shepherd's Table Soup Kitchen
  StepUP Ministry
  Tammy Lynn Center
  Transitions LifeCare
  Triangle Community Foundation - Send A Kid To Camp
  Triangle Family Services
  Triangle Radio Reading Service
  Urban Ministries of Wake County
  Wake Relief
  YMCA of the Triangle




FUNDRAISING PROJECTS

Raleigh Kiwanis Golf Classic

The Raleigh Kiwanis Golf Classic has been an annual fundraising event since 1991. Proceeds benefit the local organizations supported by the Raleigh Kiwanis Foundation. We appreciate the players, hole sponsors, donors, and volunteers who help make the event a continuing success.

      May 7, 2015 - Flyer


Thanks to the following sponsors of the 2015 Raleigh Kiwanis Golf Classic:

    Title
    WakeMed Children's

    Platinum
    First Tennessee Bank

    Gold
    East Carolina Metal Treating, Inc.
    Perkins, Lund, Collar & Associates, PLLC
    Triangle Securities, LLC

    Silver
    Extra Attic Self-Storage
    Garland C. Norris Co.
    North Carolina Electric Membership Corp.
    Ragsdale Liggett PLLC
    The Silk Nail & Hair Spa
    Walker Auto Parts
    Young Moore and Henderson, PA


Pancake Breakfast

Our annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser is held at Highland United Methodist Church, since 2010. Tickets are $5 each and include all the pancakes and sausage you can eat plus your choice of juice, coffee, or milk. Proceeds are used to support our club service projects and the Raleigh Kiwanis Foundation. Please help us in continuing to make the event a big success!

     October 17, 2015 - Flyer
     October 17, 2015 - Sponsor Form
     October 17, 2015 - Volunteer Schedule

Thanks to the following sponsors of the 2014 Pancake Breakfast:

    Gold
    AlphaGraphics
    First Tennessee Bank
    Robert L. Gomez, CPA, P.C.
    Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc.

    Silver
    BB&T
    Fina Curtis, Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
    FastMed Urgent Care
    Fidelity Bank
    John Alexander for NC Senate
    Pendleton for NC House
    Ragsdale Liggett PLLC
    The Silk Nail & Hair Spa
    Tom Bradshaw for NC Senate
    Trimaco, LLC
    Williams Overman Pierce, LLP

    Bronze
    Ascension Benefits & Insurance Solutions of North Carolina
    Christopher Lewis White, PA
    Eric Atkinson Photography
    Extra Attic Self-Storage
    Friends of the Lottery
    Garland C. Norris Co.
    Golden Corral
    Han-Dee Hugo's/Sampson-Bladen Oil Company
    Hatch, Little & Bunn, L.L.P.
    Jones Insurance Agency, Inc.
    KC Ramsay Consulting
    McMillan Pate & Company LLP
    Medical Insurance Services
    Mike Davis Public Relations, Inc.
    Patrick M. Roberson, DDS, PA
    Perkins, Lund, Collar & Associates, PLLC
    Phil Kirk
    PT CPAs PLLC
    RE/MAX CLM Group Realtors
    Speedpro Imaging
    Tetley Harris Food Group
    Thomas, Knight, Trent, King and Company
    Tom Ward/in memory of charter member J. Everett Kennedy
    TrustAtlantic Bank
    Walker Auto Parts
    Young Moore and Henderson, P.A.




 

SERVICE LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

Aktion Club

Aktion Club is an organization for adults living with disabilities who desire to become leaders in the community and provide service to others. We sponsor the Aktion Club of Greater Raleigh with support from The Arc of North Carolina and The Arc of Wake County, and in affiliation with Wake Enterprises.


 

Circle K International

Circle K International is a Kiwanis organization devoted to involving college and university students in campus and community service while developing quality leaders and citizens. Emphasis is placed on service, leadership, career development, and fellowship. Circle K members are inspired to better the world through numerous projects on campus, in the community, and on a global scale. We sponsor the NCSU Circle K Club, which was chartered in 1961.


Key Club International

Key Club International is a Kiwanis organization for high school students that conducts an active program of service in the school and community. Its objectives include the development of initiative, leadership, and good citizenship. It is the largest high school service organization in the world. Our club sponsors Key Clubs at Athens Drive High School, Broughton High School, Enloe High School, and Wake Early College of Health and Sciences.





SERVICE PROJECTS

2020 Centennial Parks Project

The Kiwanis Club of Raleigh will be 100 years old in 2020. Our centennial goal is to make a commemoration centered on a contribution to the City of Raleigh that will be substantial, long-lasting, and focused on children, consistent with our mission to improve the world one child and one community at a time.

We are raising over $250,000 for the 2020 Centennial Parks Project, which will be used for improvements at two Raleigh parks. Two-thirds of the money raised will support the Sassafrass All Children's Playground at Laurel Hills Park and one-third will go to Kiwanis Park.

To make a pledge or for more information, click on the links below.

Brochure
Frequently Asked Questions
Pledge Card

Donors


Platinum
$10,000 and above

Raleigh Kiwanis Foundation
John M. Alexander Jr.
Thomas W. Bradshaw Jr.
John C. Brantley III
Frank A. Daniels Jr.
Thomas R. Jones
Gary H. Pendleton
Roscoe L. Strickland III

Gold
$7,500-$9,999


Silver
$5,000-$7,499

John H. Collar III
Drew W. Cook
John N. Fountain
Alice D. Garland
Robert S. Goodale
T. Randall Hartley Jr.
John M. Nunnally
William G. Pappas
George B. F. Ramsay
Kerr Craige Ramsay

 


Bronze
$2,500-$4,999

John A. Aldridge
Helen M. Ballentine
Henry V. Barnette Jr.
Sandra J. Birckhead
Walter B. Burwell Jr.
Sidney S. Eagles Jr.
Thomas G. Fisher
James A. King II
Christopher C. Loutit
Corey A. Mocka
Harold G. Panel
J. Lee Parker
J. Stuart Phoenix
Tarver E. Sammons Sr.
Gwendolyn L. Vass
Harry G. Walker Jr.
Harry G. Walker III
Chris White and Danita Morgan
David A. Williams Sr.

 


Other
$1 to $2,499

Anonymous (3)
Courtney T. Allen
Stacy B. Askew
Eric W. Atkinson
J. Mac Boxley
J. Melville Broughton III
Walter L. Brown Jr.
C. A. Dillon Jr.
Robert R. Gardner
Robert P. Gruber
Harold G. Hall
Joseph A. Hall
J. Fallon Hanley
M. Keith Kapp
Phillip J. Kirk Jr.
Andrew N. Leager
John N. McClain Jr.
Jonathan G. Mills
Thomas K. Norris
John E. Ramsay Jr.
Robert J. Ruiz
A. Westwood Saunders
E. Cameron Seely Jr.
Rudolph C. Shackelford Jr.
H. Clay Taylor III
Charles W. Welby


 

Boys & Girls Clubs

Members of our club host an annual Christmas party for the Boys & Girls Clubs. Since 1967, the organization has been at the forefront of youth development, serving thousands of Wake County young people from age 6 to 18 with a safe after school environment. The Boys & Girls Clubs provide a safe place to learn and grow, ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals, and life enhancing programs and character developing experiences that give young people opportunities to be successful in life and become productive members of society.


Dictionary Project

Our club participates in an annual division wide project to buy and distribute dictionaries to third grade students in the local cummunity. Students are given the dictionaries to keep and use as their own personal reference books. Dictionaries are essential tools for a quality education, and students cannot do their best work without them. A dictionary in the home serves as a resource for the whole family. It improves everyone's vocabulary and encourages children to learn more words.

Fight Hunger Food Drive

Since 2010, we have sponsored an annual Fight Hunger Food Drive in partnership with Urban Ministries of Wake County. Urban Ministries is a nonprofit human service organization that alleviates the effects of poverty in Wake County by meeting people’s basic needs for food, shelter, and healthcare, providing services that promote self-sufficiency, and building awareness of the issues of poverty within the larger community.

First 2,000 Days - Diaper Drive

As a First 2,000 Days service project, since 2014 we have held an annual Diaper Drive in partnership with Saint Saviour’s Center to collect diapers, baby wipes, and children’s books. Our donations assist the effort to provide hundreds of young children with some basic needs. Since 2011, The Diaper Train has distributed more than one million diapers to low income families in Wake County. The program assists over 900 children each month through the hard work of vounteers.


Foster Children

In partnership with Wake County Human Services, our members provide funding to help with Christmas gifts and a holiday skating party for foster children each year.

Kiwanis One Day

Each year, Kiwanis Clubs around the world join in a global day of service as part of Kiwanis One Day. The entire Kiwanis family is united in performing nearly a million hours of service around the world in just one day. The energy, commitment, and camaraderie surrounding this single day make the experience of hands-on service even more gratifying for our members as they make an immediate, measurable impact on the community. In 2015, our members worked on a Habitat for Humanity house.


Shepherd's Table Soup Kitchen

Since 1986, our club members have volunteered to help serve at the Shepherd's Table Soup Kitchen, located at the Church of The Good Shepherd, 125 Hillsborough Street in downtown Raleigh. The Shepherd's Table has been in operation since 1980 and serves a hot lunch to about 300 people Monday through Friday.




100K Club

The Eliminate Project

The second Kiwanis International Worldwide Service Project was announced in June, 2010. Kiwanis and UNICEF have joined forces for The Eliminate Project to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). This deadly disease steals the lives of nearly 60,000 innocent babies and a significant number of women each year. The effects of the disease are excruciating tiny newborns die after suffering repeated, painful convulsions and extreme sensitivity to light and touch.

To eliminate MNT worldwide, more than 100 million mothers and their future babies must be immunized. This requires vaccines, syringes, safe storage, transportation, thousands of skilled staff, and more. It will take $110 million and the dedicated work of UNICEF and every member of the Kiwanis family.

In March, 2012, our club members voted to participate in The Eliminate Project as a 100K Club with a fundraising goal of $100,000. We reached our goal in September, 2014, and have now raised $110,566. If you would like to support the fight against MNT, please print the donation form to mail with your tax deductible contribution. A gift of $1,250 will make you eligible for a Walter Zeller Fellowship Award.

Donors

John A. Aldridge
John M. Alexander Jr.
Courtney T. Allen
Stacy B. Askew

Linda R. Attarian

H. Clifford Baggett
Helen M. Ballentine
Henry V. Barnette Jr.
Robert L. Battle
John E. Beaman
Brian T. Bennett
April Y. Blackwell
Charles F. Blanchard
Frances D. Bobbie
Thomas W. Bradshaw Jr.
John C. Brantley III
Robert N. Brooks
J. Melville Broughton III
Micou M. Browne
Kara M. Brunk
Samuel D. Bundy Jr.
Walter B. Burwell Jr.
Samuel B. Carothers
John H. Collar III
James H. Colson
Drew W. Cook
Robert A. Cooper
Francis W. Crawley
Maria J. Curtis
Janel L. Davis
L. Michael Dodd
Sidney S. Eagles Jr.
Knicole C. Emanuel
Simon T. Everett
F. Hampton Fields
John N. Fountain
I. Allan From
Robert R. Gardner
Alice D. Garland
Harold R. Garner
William A. Garrett Jr.
John S. Gastineau
Stephen T. Gheen
Robert L. Gomez
Robert S. Goodale
Martin K. Green Jr.

 

James C. Greene
Robert P. Gruber
Stephen M. Guy
Harold G. Hall
Lawrence A. Hamilton
J. Fallon Hanley
Marythrease M. Harrell
T. Randall Hartley Jr.
Benjamin J. Hedgepeth
Thomas G. Hogg
Roy L. Holley
Douglas C. Hopkins
John C. House
Jeffrey's Grove Elem. Sch. PTA
M. Keith Kapp
Randall E. Keen
Curtis M. Kirby Jr.
Phillip J. Kirk Jr.
Kiwanis Club of Raleigh
Daniela Lammers
H. Martin Lancaster
B. E. Lattimore
Andrew N. Leager
Travis H. Leager
Carol LeClair
James C. Little III
John N. McClain Jr.
R. Tony McCollum
Clyde H. McDowell
Floyd D. Merritt
Hal M. Miller
Jonathan G. Mills
Burley B. Mitchell Jr.
Michael B. Moore
Danita J. Morgan
Timothy James Morgan
Louis J. Murray
John M. Nunnally
Clifton Wilson Oldham
Donald R. Osborne
Winston L. Page Jr.
Harold G. Panel
William G. Pappas
J. Lee Parker
Kip E. Patterson
Gary H. Pendleton

 

Gray E. Pendleton
J. Stuart Phoenix
A. Kent Pittman
LeJon Poole
Garland Radford Jr.
Jack R. Radford
Ann Clark Ramsay
George B. F. Ramsay
Jonn E. Ramsay, Jr.
Kerr Craige Ramsay
Arthur G. Raymond Jr.
Hurley P. Raynor
Paul D. Reynolds III
Martha T. Rippard
Patrick M. Roberson
David F. Roesler
Gerald A. Rudisill Jr.
Robert J. Ruiz
Tarver E. Sammons Sr.
Charles B. Sawyer
Sally H. Scherer
Robert B. Schwentker
June M. Small
Roscoe L. Strickland III
M. Gray Styers Jr.
H. Clay Taylor III
Kevin B. Theobald
E. Marvin Thompson Jr.
Michael D. Thornton
Rebecca G. Thornton
Larry F. Tilley
Joseph V. Turchetti
Steven van Westendorp
Gwendolyn L. Vass
Martin L. Vernon
Harry G. Walker III
Donald M. Watson
Charles W. Welby
Charles B. Wheless
Christopher L. White
David A. Williams Sr.
Fletcher M. Winstead Jr.
David C. Worth Jr.
Patrick H. Yanke


The Salvation Army

We donate leftover food from our weekly meetings and provide volunteers to work in the kitchen at The Salvation Army of Wake County. One of the largest charitable and social service organizations in the world, The Salvation Army has been serving the people of Wake County since 1887. The organization provides food for the hungry, companionship to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless, opportunities for underprivileged children, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, and many more services to assist those in need.


Wake County Public Libraries

In honor of our speaker each week, we donate a children's book to the Wake County Public Libraries.




PAST PROJECTS

IDD

In 1994, Kiwanis International announced its first Worldwide Service Project, in partnership with UNICEF, with a goal of eliminating iodine deficiencey diseases (IDD) throughout the world. Nearly $100 million was raised, and IDD projects were funded in 95 nations. The project has been heralded as one of the most successful health initiatives in the world. Our club reached our goal of $75,000 in 1999 and eventually raised $101,000.


Habitat for Humanity

In 1996-1997, our club sponsored the financing and construction of a Habitat for Humanity house on Spaulding Street in Raleigh. The total cost of $46,800 was paid for with $30,000 in contributions from 115 of our members, $2,000 from an Athens Drive High School Key Club fundraiser, and $14,800 from the Raleigh Kiwanis Foundation. 60 of our members worked on the house along with students from our sponsored Key Clubs and other groups.


Victory Junction

In 2004-2005, we raised $51,540 to help build a Kiwanis Cabin and provide camperships at Victory Junction. Located in Randleman, North Carolina, the summer camp enriches the lives of children aged 6 to 16 who have chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses by providing life changing camping experiences that are exciting, fun and empowering, in a medically sound environment. The program offers a week of exhilarating, challenging and nurturing fun under comprehensive, but unobtrusive, 24 hour medical supervision.