City of Santa Ana, Downtown Orange County Community Alert:
Santa Ana, CA — April 6, 2013 recognized as Kiwanis One Day–a global action day benefiting children and communities The Kiwanis Club of Santa Ana is bringing the spirit of service alive in the City of Santa Ana by hosting a full day of service activities which include but not limited to painting the iron fence surrounding our Kiwanis Barrier Free Park and making lei’s, get well cards, origami cranes to donate to local hospitals on April 6, 2013.
The painting and table service projects will take place at Kiwanis Barrier Free Park located in the north side of Thornton Park 1801 Segerstrom Ave. Santa Ana CA 92704 at 8:00am to 4:00pm. In cooperation with the City of Santa Ana, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Agency and Thornton Park Neighborhood Association community members will be participating: All City of Santa Ana community members are encouraged to come out and support this worthy cause.
These activities are being held as part of Kiwanis One Day, a global volunteer action day uniting the entire Kiwanis family, including Kiwanis, Circle K, Key Club, Builder’s Club, Aktion Club, K-Kids and Kiwanis Junior. On this day, more than 200 volunteers in the City of Santa Ana are expected to join nearly 600,000 volunteers around the world in devoting a few hours to hands-on volunteer service. Kiwanis expects that Kiwanis One Day will contribute nearly one million service hours around the world in just one day.
“We are proud to join our fellow Kiwanis family members around the globe to participate in Kiwanis One Day,” said Alfredo Amezcua, President. “The energy, commitment and camaraderie surrounding this single day make the experience of hands-on service even more gratifying for our members as they make an immediate, measurable impact on the Santa Ana community.”
Kiwanis One Day (“One Way, One Day, One K”) was designated by Kiwanis International in order to unite all youth and adult members from different parts of the Kiwanis family together in service. For more information on the Kiwanis of Santa Ana Club as service activities, please contact Rocio Brooks, Past President at (714) 514-4759 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on Kiwanis One Day, visit www.kiwanis.org/service/oneday.asp.
Founded in 1915, Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis International and its service leadership programs for young people, including Circle K, Key Club, Key Leader, Builders Club, K-Kids, Kiwanis Junior and Aktion Club dedicate more than 19 million volunteer hours and invest US$100 million to strengthen communities and serve children annually. The Kiwanis International family comprises 600,000 adult and youth members and 15,000 clubs in 90 countries and geographic areas. Kiwanis members make their mark by responding to the needs of their communities and pooling their resources to address worldwide issues. Globally, Kiwanis International has focused humanitarian efforts on eliminating iodine deficiency disorders (IDD), through the Worldwide Service Project, a US$75 million campaign in partnership with UNICEF, which began in 1994. For more information about Kiwanis International, please visit www.kiwanis.org.
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