Thanksgiving Feast for the Trenton YMCA Community

This year’s annual Thanksgiving dinner took place in partnership with Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church. This event has been a Kiwanis Club of Trenton tradition for over thirty years. A complete turkey dinner, donated by Wegmans, with deserts from Wegmans and Panera Bread, was served to 125 Trentonians who might not otherwise have had the opportunity to enjoy this most American of traditions. Rider and The College of New Jersey Circle K students, along with Science Mentors NJ students from Trenton High School, helped serve the meals. TCNJ’s Delta Epsilon Psi fraternity provided free health screenings, and activities were offered to younger guests. We are grateful to the YMCA and Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church volunteers for all of the help in the kitchen! It was an amazing collaborative event!
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Project Eliminate Fundraiser

On April 26th, volunteers from the Kiwanis Club of Trenton and the Rider University Circle K Club raised raised $434 at the Sam’s Club in Princeton, New Jersey for Project Eliminate. With an average cost of $1.80 per lifesaving immunization, our volunteers and the generous shoppers at Sam’s Club have potentially saved the lives of 240 mothers and their children. Learn more at:

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The Great Egg Hunt 2013

We had a great day at HomeFront’s Kazenbach School for the Deaf grounds, where children from the community gathered for this year’s great egg hunt.

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Kiwanis Holiday Party 2012

Another fun night with great conversation, friends, and caroling in the beautiful Christmas Wonderland (aka the McCormick’s home)

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Thanksgiving at the YMCA

We weren’t needed at Luther Towers this year, as another service organization volunteered to provide this year’s Thanksgiving feast, so we moved to the YMCA of Trenton and had a great time serving their children and families.

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2012 Flapjack Fundraiser

We had a great morning serving “all you can eat” pancakes and sausage to a full house. Proceeds from today’s event will go to support the Times-Kiwanis annual Camp Fund! If you missed it this year, put it on your calendar for next year. It’s a great way to support children in the community and enjoy a nice breakfast with friends and family.

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October 17 Meeting

We had a wonderful meeting today where we had an inspiring presentation by Patrick Hall, a candidate for mayor of Trenton in 2013. Pat’s presentation was followed with awards; donations for the Soup Kitchen and our pancake breakfast; a visit from Corey Roach, president of Rider’s Circle K Club (which is doing a fabulous job of re-establishing the Club); and planning for Thanksgiving Dinner at Luther Towers. It was great to have a full house with Dennis, Alex, Girard, Mark, Corey, Patrick, Sam, Robert B., Robert P., Pat, Nancy, Bob, Paul, Tony, Meaghan, governor Joe, Stan, and Bill at today’s meeting!

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Back Pack Service Project

October 3, 2012

We had the NJ Kiwanis Governor and Club member, Joe Teti and Lt. Governor Matt Lee present as we installed officers for the 2012-13 year. Congratualations to our new Board members!  We also inducted new member Dennis Cruz.

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September 27, 2012

Happy Hour at The Trenton Social

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