Kiwanis Family House Adds 3 New Sponsor Clubs!


The 2015 Cal-Nev-Ha District Kiwanis Convention was last week, and it was a great success for the Kiwanis Family House. At convention, we signed up not one, not two, but THREE new sponsoring clubs: Grantville-Allied Gardens (San Diego), Campbell, and Healdsburg! These three clubs join 89 other clubs throughout California and Nevada who are official sponsors of the Kiwanis Family House. Sponsoring Kiwanis clubs pledge $500 to Kiwanis Family House the first year, and pay annual dues of $100 thereafter. They are also highly encouraged to hold … [Read more...]

Roseville Kiwanis Donates $5,000 For Laundry Room Project


On July 17th, Dan Germain, Rita Germain, and Charlie Bussey attended the lunchtime meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Roseville, where President John DeLury and the club's Board of Directors presented them with a check for $5,000 toward the capital campaign to build a new staff laundry room at KFH. Kiwanis Family House sincerely thanks each and every member of the Kiwanis Club of Roseville, which includes many long-time KFH supporters and past KFH board members. Your generosity brings us another step closer to raising the funds to build the new … [Read more...]

Our Next K-Family Workday is September 6th!

Our next K-Family workday at the Kiwanis Family House is scheduled for Saturday, September 6th! Join us as we work inside and outside our House to clean, beautify, and make our House safe and comfortable for our many guest families. Membesr of Kiwanis clubs, Key Clubs, Circle K, Builder's Clubs, Aktion Clubs, and K-Kids clubs, along with family, friends, and neighbors, are welcome to join in the workday, which will begin at 9 am and end at approximately 2 pm. Contact Operations Manager Charlie Bussey at if you … [Read more...]

Swing “Fore” Kids Golf Tournament is August 25th!

The Citrus Heights Kiwanis Club's annual Swing "Fore" Kids Golf Tournament is set for Monday, August 25th, at Sierra View Country Club in Roseville. This annual event, a fundraiser for the Kiwanis Family House, features a shotgun start beginning at 12:30 pm with a scramble format. Lunch, golf with carts, on-course refreshments, and dinner with wine are included for a cost of $150 per golfer. Prizes are given for the men's and women's putting contest, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams, closest to the hole, and hole in one contests. Also … [Read more...]

BIG Day of Giving a Success!

Thank you, thank you, thank you!! Thanks to you, our BIG Day of Giving was a success! During yesterday's 24 hours, we received 76 separate gifts totaling $16,958 from our friends and supporters, new and old! And that doesn't count matching donations, which we'll hear about in the coming weeks! All in all, the BIG Day of Giving raised over $3 MILLION for local nonprofits. Thank you to everyone who gave and shared our message on this historic day!     … [Read more...]

Meet K-Dog!


Meet K-Dog, our mascot for the upcoming BIG Day of Giving (nicknamed “Give BIG DoG”), which will be held on May 6, 2014.  On this one day, nonprofits from all over the Sacramento Region will participate in this one-day fundraising event, sponsored by three local community foundations: Sacramento Region Community Foundation, Placer Community Foundation, and Yolo Community Foundation. What makes the Big Day of Giving so special is that it is just one day – 24 hours – where donations to hundreds of local charitable organizations will be … [Read more...]

Greater Sacramento Kiwanis Makes Donation to KFH!

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At the Kiwanis Club of Greater Sacramento's crab feed on Saturday, February 22nd, club President (and KFH Board Secretary) Rita Germain and Treasurer Steve Folino presented a donation of more than $3,200 to Charlie Bussey and Dan Germain for the K...iwanis Family House.  The crowd of nearly 300 attendees listened attentively as Dan thanked the club and the attendees on behalf of the Kiwanis Family House, now in its 30 year of providing temporary housing and support to families of ill and injured patients at UC Davis Medical Center and Shriners … [Read more...]

Auburn Kiwanis Works at KFH!

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The Kiwanis Club of Auburn was out in full force last Saturday, 1/25,  to refurbish, paint, and deep clean their newly sponsored room, room 126 at Kiwanis Family House. We sincerely thank President Laird Smith and his energetic club for their unwavering support of the Kiwanis Family House.  This room sponsorship, a pledge of $25,000, is just one of many ways this club supports our House! … [Read more...]

Kiwanis Family House Named District Fundraising Initiative for CNH Circle K District for 2014-2015

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Every year, the Cal-Nev-Ha (CNH) Circle K District Board votes on a new fundraising initiative for the next administrative year. It is with great excitement that we announce that this past weekend, the Kiwanis Family House was chosen by the Circle K District Board as a District Fundraising Initiative for the CNH Circle K District for the 2014-2015 administrative year. Starting in April 2014, all Circle K Clubs will begin fundraising in support of the Pediatric Trauma Program (PTP), Eliminate, AND the Kiwanis Family House. This is a major … [Read more...]