New Member Fees have been waived until December 31st, 2020! Now is the time to join a great Kiwanis club and save that 90.00 in new member fees.

We are having hybrid meetings! (in person + Zoom)

Darren’s American Grill

7602 N. Jupiter # 100
Garland, Texas
 
Our meeting times are still 7:30am to 8:30am on Friday mornings! Come visit us! We also allow our members and guests to Zoom into the Friday morning meetings. Contact us at karen@karenburkholder.com 
if you wish to get the login link and visit us!

 

KIDS NEED KIWANIS

Kids are curious, lovable and hilarious. They are also wild, impatient and vulnerable. Kiwanis is looking out for kids in every corner of the globe with more than 550,000 volunteers who serve their communities through local clubs.

New Club Sponsor! Thank you Karen!

Karen Burkholder’s Insurance Company has made a special donation to the Richardson Kiwanis Club children’s programs.

Karen Burkholder Insurance Agency

4851 Keller Springs RdSuite # 112Addison, Texas 75001

Phone: (469) 425-3220 Fax: (469) 425-3221 Email: Karen@karenburkholder.com

I work with my clients to protect their financial futures with the right policies in place to provide for the unexpected risk in their personal and business lives.

Richardson Club receives award!

The Richardson Kiwanis Club received an award for being the original stake holder in the Richardson Network of Community Ministries by representatives of the Network Board!

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Richardson Club adds new program to help North Dallas Kids

The Richardson Kiwanis Club has added a new program designed to help kids whose homes have been destroyed by fire, floods, tornadoes or other natural disasters. We are purchasing backpacks in 6 different colors and dividing them by Gender and Age into 6 different groups. Then, we are packing the bags with school supplies, clothing items, small toys, teddy bears, blankets, toilet items and soap, and other items as donated by local merchants. Our club is looking for these items, as well as books and food items. These packs will be distributed by First Responders on the scene, such as local fire departments, Red Cross, Salvation Army, or our own Kiwanis Clubs. We are looking for volunteers who can help us grow this program so that we can help families in need on a moments notice. If you would like to be a member of the Richardson Kiwanis Club and work specifically on this program, please contact Marshall Kregel at mkregel@hotmail.com .  If you are a member of a service club and would like particulars on the backpack program, contact me and I will send you our notes and some background information on successful backpack programs.

The Richardson Kiwanis Club supports the Children’s Miracle Network!

Each year, the Richardson Kiwanis club and other clubs in the division (North Dallas, Plano, McKinney, Rockwall)  and district (Texas and Oklahoma) raise funds and collect toys for Children’s Miracle Network. In the last 5 years, we have collected over 100,000 coloring books and crayon sets and donated an additional 15,000 dollars to CMN and Children’s Hospitals in the Dallas area. 

Here’s a link directly to the CMN website where you or your organization can make a donation that will help save a child’s life.  https://donations.childrensmiraclenetworkhospitals.org/

What is Kiwanis?

Kiwanis clubs, located in 80 nations, help their communities in countless ways. Each community’s needs are different—so each Kiwanis club is different. By working together, members achieve what one person cannot accomplish alone. When you give a child the chance to learn, experience, dream, grow, succeed and thrive, great things happen.

Why become a member?

Strength in numbers. Working together with others increases the likelihood of success. The Richardson Kiwanis Club is an active group of community volunteers who provide services and guidance to children in the Richardson and North Dallas community through programs like Key Clubs, K Kids, and the Richardson Angels Sports teams. Richardson Kiwanis is also a part of a huge program for building wheelchair ramps at homes belonging to financially disadvantaged and elderly people in our city and county. Our Kiwanis Club is a great organization and we would love to have you visit with us to see what we are all about!