Welcome to the Fundraisers and Projects page for the Kiwanis Club of South-West Peoria.
The following are some, but not all, of the projects and activities of South-West Kiwanis Club of Peoria.
1963 -- With other Peoria Kiwanis Clubs, sponsored development and construction of Kiwanis London House for senior citizens, with continuing support today.
1976 -- South-West Kiwanis constructed the Viet Nam Memorial in Glen Oak Park. This is the first such Memorial in Illinois. It was recently expanded to include the veterans of all wars. We have conducted a Memorial Day Service there every year since 1976.
1980 -- South-West Kiwanis sponsored the first Peoria County Sheriff's Award Luncheon
2016 -- Day Treatment School at Trewyn - This partnership was created between Peoria Public School Foundation and South-West Kiwanis of Peoria. Club members work with students as mentors and tutors. They also volunteer to help plan activities for parents and staff.
2017 -- Lend A Hand - This project makes funding available to children with disabilities in need of equipment relevant to their special needs. The Club reaches out to families who have exhausted all other funding sources.
South-West Kiwanis is the second longest continuing donor to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, and an original contributor to the "Saint Jude Run" from Memphis to Peoria
Children's Hospital of Illinois is an on-going beneficiary of South-West Kiwanis.
These are some projects in which South-West Kiwanis is involved: