Kiwanis Community Service Committee

Dictionary Project– The Kiwanis Club of Middletown presents every third grader in the Middletown School District in the Maple Hill Elementary School, William A. Carter Elementary School, Presidential Park Elementary and Mt. Carmel Elementary School with their own dictionary.

Handing out dictionaries at Maple Hill School 2019
Presidential Park 2022

Wreaths Across America– The members help recognize veterans by laying wreath on their graves at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Goshen. A very moving ceremony is conducted.

Food Drive for Salvation Army– Food is collected for Thanksgiving baskets which are handed out through the Salvation Army.

Salvation Army Bell ringing – Members ring the bell for donations for the Salvation army. We collect on Friday and Saturday at Sam’s Club and have won the award for most money collected by a service club for the past several years.

Salvation Army Bell Ringing by our members

Adopt A Family- Our club has adopted several families and collected new clothes and gifts from their wish list for the children.

Adopt a Family at Christmas

Tree Dedication Ceremony– In March applications are given out to community members who would like to nominate a person in honor of or in memory of from the Middletown community who has positively influenced the community. A recipient is chosen from the nominations and a tree is dedicated in their honor with a plaque recognizing that person.

Mother’s Day and Father’s Day at Park Manor– All mothers and fathers are given gifts for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day by our members at Park Manor.