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Need For Kiwanis Autism Project Increased During COVID-19 Pandemic

by Jay Stephany

Despite COVID-19, the District Signature Project is moving forward. 1,225  iPads have been granted to date.  New clubs have supported the project and applications are still coming in. We have received many applicationsfrom the Milwaukee area but it seems like the Milwaukee clubs have not or are not meeting.  A great number of clubs have […]

Wautoma Kiwanis Club Donates 47th iPad

by Jay Stephany

The Wautoma Kiwanis Club is proud to announce that we donated our 47th iPad to Sparrow deBolt age 5. Sparrow goes to Coloma Elementary and is pictured here with his Dad Preston deBolt. We wish Sparrow great learning with his new iPad and educational apps that he can purchase with his iTunes gift card. Because […]

Exceeded Goals – We’re Keeping It Going!

by Jay Stephany

Update on our progress: To date, we’ve donated over 1,236 iPads to children, and received over $600,000 in donations. While this greatly exceeds our original goals, we’re not going to let that stop us. Keep the good going – keep donating, and we’ll change the lives of even more children, their parents, and their families […]

Pancake Breakfast with the Easter Bunny – to support Children with Autism

by Clinton Smith

On Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 8am-10am, the Greater Sheboygan and Sheboygan Falls Kiwanis Clubs will be holding a pancake breakfast fundraiser. All proceeds from this event will go toward the Wisconsin Upper Michigan Kiwanis Autism Project – which provides iPads and funding for local children with autism of families in need. This event will […]

Wautoma Fun Run/Walk – April 6, 2019

by Clinton Smith

Want to help us in our goal to help children with autism? Support the 2019 Wautoma Kiwanis Autism Fun Run/Walk. There will be a 1 mile and a 5K route for a relaxed walk/run. It takes place on April 6, 2019 at Parkside Middle School at 300 16th Avenue in Wautoma. You can register in […]

NEW UPDATE – 10/12/18

by Clinton Smith

A new update on our progress. To date, we’ve granted 1,016 iPads and raised funds exceeding $500,000! We’re going to keep going to see if we can reach 2,000 iPads granted. Thank you all for your support!

UPDATE ON OUR GOAL – July 23, 2018

by Clinton Smith

In 2012-2013, our Kiwanis Governor’s project was on Autism providing iPads to children on the Spectrum. After that first year, the project was continued as a District sponsored project and last year was voted to be the District Signature Project for the next five years. The original goal of the project was 1000 iPads and […]

Thank You Notes

by Clinton Smith

We recently received some notes – and we are so grateful for their words of kindness, that we wanted to share them. Sonita Macachor, mother of recipient Warren: “Hello Don, My son, Warren received a mini iPad from Appleton Kiwanis- Golden K. We were very grateful to all who contributed to making this possible. He has been […]

In The Words of a Grateful Parent

by Clinton Smith

We recently received thanks from someone whose son had received an iPad. We wanted to share her thoughts directly with you.   Hello! Thank you again for such a wonderful visit this morning and for bringing Dillon an IPAD. The IPAD has had such a profound effect on Dillon’s growth in so many areas within […]