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 Kiwanis Club of LBI, New Jersey

 “Changing the world, one child and one community at a time.”

The Kiwanis Club of LBI, New Jersey is a participating member of Kiwanis International, a world-wide service organization of volunteers united to improve the quality of life for children and uplift communities around the world.  Globally, there are nearly 600,000 members of all ages and a presence in more than 80 countries.

Text Box: Kiwanis, taken from the Native American phrase  'Nunc Kee-wanis,' means  'we trade'   or   'we share our talents'    In existence since 1975, our local club currently has 35 members, working and retired, representing a variety of professions.  We are involved in a wide range of activities in the community most notably providing Christmas and Easter Breakfasts for special needs children, distributing food baskets during the holidays, holding an annual Bike Rodeo to teach children rider safety and traffic rules, collecting money and food for local food pantries and collecting new socks for veterans and the homeless through our Happy Feet project, as well as, partnering with the Maximilian Foundation to educate and strengthen children with confidence to prevent substance abuse.

The Kiwanis Club of LBI also sponsors youth organizations including Key Clubs at Southern Regional High School and MATES High School; presents Good Citizenship Awards to model students at Beach Haven Elementary School, Stafford Intermediate School and LBI Grade School; sponsors a Bike Rodeo for elementary school children; and provides scholarships for graduating seniors from the area high school.

If you would like to find out more about our club, please contact:

Faith Dixon at (609) 405- 2834

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