Making a Difference

Join Us! Pints for Half-Pints – October 26, 2018

BROAD RIPPLE KIWANIS CLUB ACCOMPLISHMENTS

October 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018

Shortridge High School: International Baccalaureate
(3401 N. Meridian)

  • Funded purchase of sheep hearts for science class
  • Funded the purchase of materials for costume design
  • Purchased electronic balances to enable accurate
    measurement of mass in science experiments
  • Helped fund the purchase of graphing calculators in
    four classrooms
  • Purchased microscopes

IPS #91 (Rousseau McClellan School, 5111 Evanston)

  • Donated $1,000 to sponsor robotics club
  • Funded music and aromatherapy project
  • Purchased art supplies
  • Purchased music supplies
  • Purchased butterfly books
  • Provided subscriptions to Scholastic magazine, and
    purchased books about rocks

IPS #55 (Eliza Blaker School, 1349 East 54th Street)

  • Purchased technology equipment to outfit a room for
    a new teacher
  • Purchased supplies on two occasions for the school’s
    art program
  • Provided judges for the Science Fair
  • Donated books signed by speakers at weekly
    meetings
  • Provided volunteers for Read Around the World and
    donated books to the classrooms.
    (Note: this school was in the process of changing to a
    Butler Lab School, reducing its needs for the current year)

Broad Ripple Magnet High School
(1115 Broad Ripple Avenue)

  • Provided two full sponsorships to enable students in
    the Broad Ripple Choir to perform at Carnegie Hall.
    (Note: this was the final year for this school to be open)

IPS #59 (Merle Sidener Gifted Academy, Kessler and
Keystone)

  • Funded $2,100 to purchase equipment to enable the
    school to have a drum line
  • Funded Lego League @ $1,000

Midtown STEAM support through Techpoint Foundation for
Youth

  • Funded $1,000 to sponsor Coder Dojo Hackathon
  • Funded $1,654 to sponsor science camp enrollments

Service to Community

  • Cleaned our adopted median at 70th and College on a weekly basis.
  • Co-sponsored the clean-up of Broad Ripple Village on the first Saturday of every month.
  • Sponsored the paper products recycling bin behind Einstein Bagels in Broad Ripple.
  • Rang the Salvation Army bell at Broad Ripple Kroger for the 31st year in a row.
  • Provided volunteers for the Broad Ripple Historic Home Tour.
  • Provided volunteers for the Midtown Holiday Home Tour.
  • Gave financial sponsorship to the Broad Ripple Historic Home Tour.
  • Participated in the Broad Ripple Carnival.

Fundraisers

  • Hosted the seventh annual Pints for Half-Pints event on October 6, 2017, raising $25,000.
  • Staged the event with 40 members and friends who volunteered.
  • Held lunchtime auction, raising over $1,400.

Other Donations and Efforts

  • Continued to support Haverford Little League, with $500.
  • Donated $1,000 to support after-school STEAM programs of AYS.
  • Continued to support STEAM-focused summer day camp scholarships at Jordan YMCA with $1,000 donation.
  • Continued to donate to the Kiwanis International Eliminate project targeting the elimination of maternal and neonatal
    tetanus, which is fatal to newborns.
  • Donated $1,000 to Kiwanis Indiana District for the support of IU-Riley Hospital Child Life program.