Kiwanis Family House

An Update from Our Director

I want to provide a status report of how Kiwanis Family House is faring amidst the Coronavirus pandemic.  Last month, we responded to the Governor’s stay-at-home order by: Suspending new referrals and halting new guest check-ins. Taking half of our rooms out of service to reduce occupancy and create greater distance between room assignments. Prohibiting […]

A Message from Kiwanis Family House

Dear Friends, Guests, and Supporters: Like you, we are closely following updates about community health concerns related to the novel caronavirus. Out of an abundance of caution, we have reevaluated our policies regarding the use of the conference room at Kiwanis Family House. Effective immediately and until further notice, Kiwanis Family House is cancelling all […]

Spring Workday is Saturday, April 25, 2020

The spring workday at KFH has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 25 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. We are limiting participation to 100 people. If your Kiwanis or Service Leadership Program is interested in being part of the workday, please sign up with Charlie Bussey at We want to know the name of […]

KFH Executive Director Position Announcement

For Immediate Release | February 5, 2020 Sacramento, California –  The Kiwanis Family House (KFH) is seeking a full-time executive director. The KFH is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing temporary housing to families who have loved ones who are being treated at the UC Davis Medical Center and Shriners Hospital for Children.  We seek […]

2018-19 Annual Report Now Available

Dan Germain, Executive Director, announced today that  Kiwanis Family House has released its annual report for the fiscal year ending June 30,  2019.   With an annual budget of just $549,000, Kiwanis Family House served over 1,500 families last year. Highlights of the report include a listing of the 27 states and Mexico in which our guest families resided, the individual donors, clubs, and foundations that provided major financial support, recent major facility improvements, and revenue and expenditure detail. Download the report here.

Golf Tournament Fundraiser

Kiwanis Club of Davis View PDF August 23, 2019 Location: Wildhorse Golf Club of Davis View the PDF for detailed information.

Health System CEO Values Your Kiwanis Club

I am very pleased to share the attached letter from Dr. David Lubarsky with all of you.  Dr. Lubarksy, Chief Executive Officer of UC Davis Health, recently toured Kiwanis Family House.  I ask that you share this letter with all of your club members.  It is important for all of our supporters to appreciate just […]

Big Day of Giving is May 2nd

Join Us for Our Biggest Day Yet! Help us raise $100,000 for Kiwanis Family House! For the 6th year in a row, Kiwanis Family House is participating in the Sacramento region’s Big Day of Giving.  This 24-hour period is a chance for all of us to give where our heart is–Kiwanis Family House! Last year, […]

Show us Your Crazy Family!

Our annual Big Day of Giving is coming up on Thursday, May 2nd, and we need your help!  Since we’re all about supporting families of all types, we’d like to feature the families of our supporters in this year’s campaign. Send us funny, awkward, or crazy pictures of your family, and they may be featured […]

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