The Kiwanis Club of Milpitas is a service organization sponsoring hands-on projects that focus on special needs…More of the community, helping the elderly and youth. They sponsor the Milpitas High School Key Club. The president is Becky Strauss.
Kiwanis projects during the year include:
Jack Emery Food Drive in mid-December which benefits the Milpitas Food Pantry with several hundred turkeys and many thousands of cans of donated food items.
The Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Crab Feed in March
Sponsorship of the Milpitas High school Key Club
A clean up or beautification at the Kiwanis One Day in April
Milpitas Post Father of the Year in mid-June
Serve breakfast at the Relay for Life
Provide Cal Hills High School Students with scholarships toward college called "Turn Around Scholarships"
Kohl's Cares for Kids event provides 80 to 100 students with $100.00 in school uniforms and school clothes
Winter Child Spree providing school clothes for 10 to 30 kids
The Kiwanis Club of Milpitas meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. at Omega Restaurant. The fifth Wednesday meetings, when they occur, are evening meetings and the club meets at a different local restaurant.