Serving the Children of the World
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Our Kiwanis of Independence Club is involved in a variety of projects that involve fundraising, community service, and assisting children locally and worldwide.

                                     We support the Kiwanis International ELIMINATE Project. 

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  • Stone Church Neighborhood Dinner, ongoing.  Check Calendar.
  • Drumm Farm Golf Tournament, Wed. Oct. 1, 2014
  • Step-Up for Down Syndrome Walk, Sun. Oct. 19, 2014
  • Salvation Army Bell Ringing, Sat. Dec. 6 & 13, 2014
  • Holiday Heroes: C.A.P.A. gift wrapping for C.A.P.A.'s adopted families, Sat. Dec. 13, 2014
  • Boys & Girls Club Christmas Party, Dec. 2014
  • Read Around the World, Mar. 2014 (estimate)
  • Kiwanis One Day Project (International Date: Sat. April 11, 2015)
  • *Mom's Day Baby Shower / C.A.P.A., May, 2015
  • Pets in the Park, May 2015
  • Park Trot (Independence Health Department), May 2015
  • Independence School District Project Shine
  • Truman High School Key Club Events, ongoing.  Check Calendar.


  • Christmas in the Park, Tues. Dec. 2, 2014
  • Chili Day, Feb. 2015
  • Chuck-A-Puck, Mavericks
  • Trivia Night
  • Santa-Gali-Gon Parking Lot, Labor Day Weekend 2015


  • Salvation Army Red Kettle Luncheon, Tues. Nov. 4, 2014
  • Mayor's Prayer Hour, Thurs. Nov. 13, 2014
  • St. Patrick's Day Parade, Mar. 2015
  • Civic Club Food Challenge, June 2015


  • Community Services League 
  • Earl Collins Foundation
  • First Downs for Down Syndrome
  • Heifer International
  • High School Scholarships
  • Student Assistance Fund
  • Steppingstone
  • Salvation Army
  • Truman High School Key Club
  • Youth Friends

* Mom's Day Baby Shower Project supports Young Children Priority One (YCPO) through donations to Child Abuse Prevention Association. YCPO is an ongoing community service program of Kiwanis International that addresses the needs of children 0-5. All clubs are encouraged to carry out at least two YCPO projects per calendar year, though many clubs are able to do more—serving children, families, and communities.

Young Children Priority One focuses on four key areas:
maternal and child health;
child care and development;
parent education and support; and
safety and pediatric trauma.