Kiwanis Club of Carefree is a generous partner with the Cave Creek Unified School District. Last school year (2017), Kiwanis gave out grants to CCUSD schools for a total of $360,314, including 1040 Chromebooks for our students to use in their classrooms.
Recently Kiwanis of Carefree donated $25,000 toward establishing a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) Lab at Foothills Academy. (The sign is the handy work of Bertram Signs).
Kiwanis has always supported the Little League in past years to help them maintain their baseball field. In the past, the field has been named “Kiwanis Field” by the Little League. In 2014, the Little League asked Kiwanis to purchase a score board to be put into outfield. [...]
Desert Foothills Library youth area is very important to us and we are constantly looking for ways to enhance the experience for families. The major grant provided by the Kiwanis Club of Carefree enabled us to re-configure an area of the library, redecorate and purchase manipulatives, not only [...]
A new YMCA was built in 2009 in the North Valley. This new Phoenix location at Carefree Highway and 60th street was encouraged by the community. Kiwanis of Carefree wanted to help on this project and many individual Kiwanis members supported the construction of this new facility. Kiwanis was [...]
The City of Carefree invited Kiwanis to participate in their plans to build a new splash pad in the city garden area. Kiwanis agreed and plans were put in place to move the Gila Monster Slide to the west side of the park and build a splash pad. [...]
In 2005, new member Jim Walborn got together with several other “science minded” Kiwanis members and decided to start a Science Fair in the Cave Creek Unified School District. The leaders at CCUSD were excited about the new venture and there were over 1,000 kids involved in the first-year [...]