Serving the Children of the World
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Our club is involved in a variety of projects that involve fundraising, community service, and assisting children locally and worldwide.  Below are the projects in which we are currently involved:


Readers & Writers

Encouraging reading among elementary school children by providing them with books , and rewarding them for their progress by issuing certificates to them based on the teachers report three times for the school year. This program is currently established at Vaughn and Park Lane Elementary Schools in Aurora.


Arts and Craft at Comitis Crisis Center, Community Service

Organize arts and craft activities for children temporarily sheltering at the Comitis Crisis Center. Comitis is a part of the housing division of Mile High Behavioral Healthcare and has served the homeless in Aurora Metro for over 43 years.


Nuts and Bolts, Fund Raising

This involves the packaging of license plate fasteners for our machine at the aurora Dept. of Motor Vehicle. This is a fundraising project that has been going on for about 30 years, and now provides a consistent income of about $100 per month to the club.  Currently, we are working with the Aurora Akiton Club in the packagine of the Nuts and Bolts.


Centennial House Cleanup, Community Service

This is an annual cleanup event by the club that focus on the landscape and painting if necessary. This Queen Anne Victorian home is the oldest of nine remaining houses Donald Fletcher built for his speculative community east of Denver. The name of this community later changed from Fletcher to Aurora. Like all Fletcher homes, it has indoor plumbing and an upstairs bathroom, a luxury considering both the time period and the arid surroundings. The City of Aurora purchased the house in 1990 and community members restored it for the City’s Centennial year. It is one of Aurora's designated historic sites.


Scholarship Interviews, Foundation

Scholarships Interviews are held in the Aurora Public Schools Boardroom. The students interviewed are seniors from high schools in the Aurora Public Schools. The interviewing panel consists of Kiwanians, spouses, and high school counselors. The scholarships are funded by the Aurora Kiwanis Foundation.


Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction, Fund Raising

Annual fundraising event held at the Aurora Centre for Active Adults.  This events include a wonderful meal prepared by the Kiwanis members, a Silent Auction, and Entertainment.   Members of the sponsored Key Clubs assists with the event.   A portion of the funds are donated to the Aurora Centre for Active Adults.


Bicycle Program, Community Service

Each Spring, we donate bicycles to the students at Vaughn and Park Lane Elementary Schools in Aurora


Key Clubs, Service Leadership

Support leadership development and volunteerism in High Schools. Proposed to visit Key clubs at least once per semester to issue certificates of participation, display of outstanding leadership qualities, and distinguish service to encourage voluntarism, service and leadership skills. This is in addition to monthly visits to Key Clubs by club members of the Kiwanis Club. This club sponsors Key Clubs at Eaglecrest, Smoky Hill, Regis Jesuit and Grandview High Schools.


Annual Peaches Sales, Foundation

One of the clubs major fund raisers.  Each fall, our members sell boxes of peaches from Colorado Western Slope to the Aurora Community.  Funds raised are donated to the Foundation Scholarship Fund where we award scholarship to area high school seniors.


Havana Business District Grocery Cart Race, Community Service

This is an annual event organized by Havana business District and Comitis Crisis Center to provide additional food supply For Comitis Crisis Center.  Comitis is a part of the Mile High Behavioral Health Care and has served the homeless in the Aurora Metro area for more 43 years.   The club participates in the race annually.                                                                                         



Marathon, Fund Raising

Denver Colorado's springtime marathon. The Colfax Marathon was founded in 2006 by the cities of Denver, Aurora and Lakewood to celebrate a vibrant Colfax Avenue and encourage healthy and fit communities.   More than 120 charities, large and small, local and national, raise money and get fit in the Colfax Marathon’s DaVita Charity Partners Program.  This covers approximately 26.2 miles. This club provides volunteers for a water station.




Elephant Rock Cycling, Fund Raising

The Subaru Elephant Rock Cycling festival assists several non profit partners in raising funds for their organization This club provides volunteers for a water station.





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