Love the fact that this is an all volunteer non profit. 100% of all monies raised or donated goes directly to the local community projects benefitting local children.
The BEST service club in the city for children, the club has done playgrounds, parks and football fields so that all children, regular and handicapped, can use and enjoy the facilities. Thier commuinity involvement is one of the main goals of the club and they fulfill that to the max. I is a pleasure and honro to serve and participatee in the clubs actavities.
I have been a member of the Kiwanis Club of Lafayette approximately 6 years. This club has truly given back to our community. We are constantly looking to support children in our community through a number of different projects that we put on during the year. The largest project that we have completed recently was Parc Independence. If you have time please look at this link to see how grand this project was for our community. http://www.lafayettekiwanis.org/parc.html I feel truly honored to serve our community through the Kiwanis Club.
I have been a member, officer and board member of the Kiwanis Club of Lafayette, Louisiana for the past 6.5 years. We have truly impacted our community in positive manner in all that we do. I had the privilege of serving as the lead member on Parc Independence, the first handicapable and adaptive playground in Lafayette. This was a collaborative effort by Kiwanis Club of Lafayette and Lafayette Consolidated Government--Parks and Recreation Department. To date, we have spent Kiwanis monies in addition to monies from Lafayette Consolidated Government to continue to expand our development of this playground. I take great pride in visiting Parc Independence on a regular basis and questioning the parents and children who utilize this playground only to hear of the appreciation that someone or some organization took the time to address this need in our community. As a parent of a special needs child I am most grateful that our organization, my organization accepted this challenge and committed to see this project through and further commits to address the needs of all children in our community with our efforts in the past and those yet to come. I highly recommend Kiwanis Club of Lafayette and support all we do to positively influence our community. Kemper Bowen
Kiwanis is a wonderful organization that fully supports children. We give 100% of all our proceeds back to the children and run our administation out of our own pockets. We truly help one child at a time. I am proud to be a member of this organization.
The Kiwanis Club of Lafayette is long standing and true cornerstone civic organization in Acadiana. By hosting the annual High School Football Jamboree: funds are allocated to provide educational incentive programs at local elementary schools, the club hosts the local spelling bee for the parish and sends off the local spelling bee champion to compete in the national spelling bee, underprivilaged youth are given the chance to shop for Christmas, bikes are given to underprivilaged youth for Christmas, the building of parks for children with disabilities as well as building of parks to prevent childhood obesity have been built and are under progress for the area.