Required minimum distributions, more commonly referred to as RMDs, are a congressionally-mandated distribution from traditional retirement accounts. The Internal Revenue Service has established RMD rules which dictate the minimum amount a retiree must withdraw from their account every year beginning by age 70½. The penalty for not taking your RMD is a tax of 50% […]
So many of us have experienced our “Kiwanis Moment” while volunteering alongside a member of our Service Leadership Programs (SLP). Now is the time to encourage qualified SLP members to submit their scholarship application to the Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation, helping them to access secondary educational opportunities that might not otherwise be available to them. Circle […]
Without a doubt, serving as a Key Club Lieutenant Governor my senior year was the most rewarding experience from my high school career. Attending training conferences, planning division council meetings, interacting with Kiwanians, and negotiating and working with students and large-scale event coordinators made me grow in my leadership, communication, and organizational skills. A majority […]
On Saturday, September 29th, Valley Children’s Hospital, and Safe Kids Central California collaborated together to host the 5th Annual Seat Check Saturday. Representatives from the Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation were on hand to present the hospital with a grant in the amount of $24,168.75. This grant – made possible by the generosity of our donors – […]
Now through November 2nd, AmazonSmile is donating 5% of your eligible purchase – that’s ten times the usual amount – to the Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation. This represents Amazon’s biggest promotion ever (5% for 5 days), but it won’t last long! Only purchases made this week qualify. With the busy holiday season upon us, wouldn’t it […]
On September 12, 2015, a fire broke out at 1:00 pm near Cobb, California. By 6:30 pm, the fire had spread and burned 10,000 acres. Three days later when it was fully contained, it had burned more than 76,000 acres, killed four people, and destroyed nearly 2,000 buildings, including 1,322 homes. This fire became known […]
In case you missed it, our Impact Report highlights the achievements made possible by the generosity of our donors while our Annual Report takes a deeper look at the individuals and clubs impacted by our donors’ kindness throughout the 2016-2017 Kiwanis year. Click here to download the full 2017 Annual Report.
Growing up in a household of 7, with 4 other siblings has always been an atmosphere of inclusiveness. When you have the chance to be surrounded by like-minded individuals whether it be your friends or co-workers, it is a nice feeling to know that they have your best interest in mind and wish the best […]
Each of us has their passion within our Kiwanis service. My passion happens to be our Service Leadership Programs (SLP) and in particular, Aktion Club. Aktion Club is the only service club for adults with disabilities, with more than 12,000 members worldwide. Aktion Club members set aside their personal disabilities to help others in need. […]
If you weren’t able to join us at the Foundation Honors Breakfast last month to hear Foundation Director Richard Minatoya’s inspiring story, or if you just want to share his speech with your club members, here’s your chance to watch Richard’s heart-warming Keynote Address. Click here to watch Richard’s Keynote Address.