The Cal-Nev-Ha Children’s Fund is pleased to announce the availability of matching Dunlap funds benefiting our Pediatric Trauma Program! Thanks to the hard work and generosity of our KIWIN’S and Key Club members, an individual or Kiwanis club may be recognized with a new William A. Dunlap Fellowship award – or upgraded to the next […]
Join Our Board of Directors!
Each year, the Cal-Nev-Ha Children’s Fund elects five directors to serve a three-year term on the Board. Interested applicants should review the board recruitment flyer and the Duties of a Foundation Director to learn more before completing an application for board membership. The deadline to apply is January 31. Applicants will be invited to interview […]
It’s Scholarship Season!
After two years of presenting scholarship awards virtually, Cal-Nev-Ha Children’s Fund President Craig Wallace attended the 2022 Circle K, Key Club and KIWIN’S District Conventions and presented 70 students with a scholarship from the CNH Children’s Fund. Established by Past Governor Dr. Kenneth C. Forror in 1981, the Cal-Nev-Ha Children’s Fund scholarship program has grown […]
For Dajuantay Wynter, August 16, 2022 was a big day, and one he will likely never forget. Of course, there had been other big days in his life, such as the day he was awarded the 2022 Richard and Cheryl Olmstead Scholarship from the Cal-Nev-Ha Children’s Fund and the day he got accepted to his […]
Meet “Big Joe”
Joseph Hreish, a Special Olympian since 2016, was recognized by the Cal-Nev-Ha Children’s Fund as the 2022 Special Olympics Athlete of the Year. Nominated by the Kiwanis Club of Huntington Beach, Joseph has won medals in swimming and bocce ball, along with his favorite sports, floor hockey and basketball. Affectionately known as “Big Joe,” he […]
On October 11, 2021, a small plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in Santee, CA, destroying a UPS truck and two homes and damaging a dozen more. Sadly, the pilot and the UPS driver perished that day; however, things could have been worse. Neighbors Michael Keeley, Allison Rea, Amanda Nelson, Shawn Purvis, and David Atico […]
Mr. Kiwanis, Larry Graves
Larry Graves, a member of the Kiwanis Club of Woodside Terrace, A.M., was recognized with the Bert Shoemaker Award during the Awards Luncheon at the 2022 Cal-Nev-Ha Kiwanis District Education Convention in Indian Wells, California. Larry first joined Kiwanis in 1971 and was recently honored with the Kiwanis International Legion of Honor Certificate for 50 […]
Since [last summer], I have finished my first year at the University of California, San Diego, where I am pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Neurobiology, expected to graduate in 2025. Living away from home for the first time definitely had its difficulties, but with those difficulties came many opportunities to grow and learn how […]
You Did It!
Have you heard? Your generosity provided more than $116,000 in grants to our six partner hospitals this year! In 1994, the Cal-Nev-Ha Children’s Fund partnered with children’s hospitals in Oakland, San Diego, Loma Linda and since then has expanded our partner hospital program to include children’s hospitals in Madera, Honolulu and Reno. As part of this […]
Keepin’ Up With Edward
Now an incoming senior at Stanford University, our 2019 Loretta Barksdale-McElwain scholarship recipient Edward Tran has been pretty busy since graduating high school. We recently received an email from Edward. Here’s what he’s been up to, and all we can say is . . . WOW! Keep up the great work Edward! “I declared Computer […]