Kids and Cops One Day Event
October, 2016 was the first annual Kiwanis Kids and Cops Day. The Long Beach Club, along with Division 13 Clubs organized games involving over 100 students from Long Beach Unified, Lindsey Middle School and Long Beach and Downey Police Departments in hosting an event that will bridge the gap between students and police officers.
Supporters of Circle K International College Students and Several High School Key Clubs
Kiwanis proudly supports Circle K International, a collegiate community service organization, that is comprised of college students trying to improve their local communities and larger areas through service, leadership, and fellowship. Kiwanis also supports Key Clubs at local high schools where students can get involved at their local communities.
Annual Memorial Hospital Bike-A-Thon
Kiwanis hosts a water station for bikers riding in the annual bike ride fundraiser for Long Beach Memorial Hospital. The station also includes places for riders to obtain food, bike maintenance, and even a massage.
Helping women and children find safety and peace after traumatic events or abuse at home, Lydia House is a safe haven for women and children that otherwise don't have a place to go.
Kiwanis provides a dinner each month.
Book Donations to the Children's Clinic
A tradition with Kiwanis is to give one book to Memorial Hospital Children's Clinic Library for each speaker who comes to visit and speak at lunch meetings. Each book has been donated to encourage children who visit the clinic to read. To date, the Clinic has received over 1000 books.
Tree Planting Projects
Kiwanis Key Club volunteers help plant trees at schools and along city corridors to assist the City of Long Beach to "Go Green!"
Salvation Army Volunteers
Kiwanis supports Red Kettle Day by collecting donations for the needy during the holidays.
Every quarter Kiwanis Volunteers provide Bingo at the Veteran's Home with Bingo games, cash prizes and plenty of pizza and desserts. A well-
deserved way to show how much we appreciate their service.
Helping The Homeless
Collection and distribution of clothing and toiletries for the homeless is provided through a partnership with the City of Long Beach and all of the clubs in Kiwanis Division 13.
Kiwanis participates in many events by providing food and fun. Neighborhoods and City Council Districts count on Kiwanis for help and support.