Every Child A Swimmer - Winter Haven Kiwanis provides free swim lessons twice each year to young children through a partnership with the City of Winter Haven to educate and train children in water safety
Read Around the World - A literacy program where volunteers read to preschool students in six local Head Start programs six months each year, providing each child with a library of 6 books.
Service Leadership Programs- Our Service Leadership Programs, including Key Club in high schools, Builders Club in middle schools, and K-Kids in elementary schools, allow students to build character and develop leadership skills through community service.
Sponsoring $1,000 Annual Scholarships- Kiwanis’ motto is “Serving the Children.” the Kiwanis Club of Winter Haven Foundation has invested more than $60,000 with the Polk Education Foundation to endow scholarships for three graduating high school seniors each year.
Community Partners- We partner to assist other organizations; bell ringing for the Salvation Army, advocating for the Children’s Miracle Network at IHOP’s National Pancake Day, adopting projects for local United Way agencies, collaborating with Keep Winter Haven Clean and Beautiful with various projects, and many more.
Leadership and Service- Kiwanis members are engaged in their community volunteering at local events and serving on boards for nonprofit organizations.