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Shop AmazonSmile Today and Support KFH

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Kiwanis Family House Releases Annual Report

September 4, 2018 Sacramento, California – Dan Germain, Executive Director, announced today that Kiwanis Family House has released its first media-ready annual report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018.  “In our 34-year history, we have evolved from a strictly volunteer-run organization to a professionally managed nonprofit.  Publishing an annual report is a natural […]

Become a Sponsor Club!

186 Kiwanis Family Clubs Sponsor the Kiwanis Family House 115 Kiwanis Clubs in California, Nevada, and New York! All 68 Circle K Clubs in California, Nevada, and Hawaii! Three Aktion Clubs in California! Kiwanis Family House has unveiled its new sponsorship criteria.  If your club is not already a KFH sponsor, consider becoming one as […]

Guest Story: Sweet Dulce

Not many of us can actually say that we have met a sweet miracle child.  Dulce Moreno-Mendez is a beautiful nine-year-old girl who lives in the rural town of Dorris in Siskiyou County, California, just miles from the Oregon border.  Since October 2015, Kiwanis Family House has welcomed Dulce and her mom, Cynthia, seven times.  […]

Guest Story: An Unlucky Day

March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day. It is a day that is often full of boisterous celebrations. Many consider it a “lucky” day. For Briceida Lopez and her boyfriend, Jose Solis, that is not the case.  March 17, 2018 was a decidedly unlucky day for them. It was a day that they will never forget, […]

Will You Help Us Find The Third Third?

The 2018 Big Day of Giving is one week away.  For Kiwanis Family House, the $90,000 target we have set to raise in the 24-hour period of giving is very much a stretch goal.  Because we have been diligently setting the table for this event and communicating with our reliable supporters, we can expect to […]

Guest Story | Charlie Wagner Update

This past week, Julie Davis and her son, Charlie Wagner, checked into Kiwanis Family House for a one-night’s stay.  We last saw Charlie in 2013 as a happy three-year-old boy.  We are pleased to share an update with all of you. In December 2009, Julie went in for a routine ultrasound appointment at 29 weeks […]

Crisis Doesn’t Take A Holiday | Sandy’s Story

Medical crisis is so disruptive of the routines of our lives. Sandy is a retired nurse. She lives in Grant’s Pass, Oregon. In the past 26 months (since October 2015), Sandy has stayed at Kiwanis Family House on 31 occasions. Each time she has made the long drive from home to Sacramento, to support and […]

Paying It Forward

            Over the weekend, we received the following message on our Kiwanis Family House Facebook page: ***** Hi! A little over seven years ago, my mom and I spent a night at the Kiwanis House. We spent the night because the next morning I had a doctor’s appointment at Shriners […]

Our Life Went Into Free-Fall | One Family’s Story

At the family’s request, we are neither using real names nor showing photos of family members in this story.   In mid-October 2017, Maria was in Napa County serving as an in-home caretaker for an elderly woman.  Multiple wildfires were ravaging the surrounding region and the two women were forced to evacuate the home.  They […]

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