What We Do
Newport Kiwanis Supports Aquidneck Island
Our Kiwanis club donates funds and supports many local organizations including the following. Child and Family Services of Newport County, where we donated a new washer and dryer in 2020. We also support Lucy’s Hearth, The Martin Luther King Center, The Edward King House and many soup kitchens at local churches.
Aquidneck Island College Scholarship
Our Kiwanis club donates funds for a college scholarship every year. It’s a great way to help local students achieve their dreams. In 2020, Newport Kiwanis also awarded gift cards to each graduating senior at Rogers High School.
Key Club Sponsor
Our Kiwanis club supports Key Club service projects at Salve Regina University.
- Salve Regina University, Newport, RI
Kiwanis Builders Club Sponsor
Our Kiwanis club supports and encourages kids at Gaudet Middle School in Middletown, RI so they feel empowered to do great things in their community. We support Builders Club service projects, facilitate the Builders Club meetings and provide mentorships. The Gaudet Builders Club has donated supplies to the Ronald McDonald House, collected balls and games for after school programs and donated backpacks to a local homeless shelter. Great job kids!
- Gaudet Middle School, Middletown RI
Kiwanis Terrific Kids Sponsor
We honor student achievement through their deeds and actions at school. We award deserving students with stickers, pencils, a certificate of achievement and a car bumper sticker that reads, “I am the parent of a Terrific Kid!”
We currently sponsor the following Kiwanis Terrific Kids clubs:
- Pell Elementary School, Newport
- All Saints Academy, Aquidneck Elementary School, Forest Avenue Elementary School, Middletown
- Hathaway Elementary, Melville Elementary, Portsmouth