Impact Report

2022 – 2023 Impact Report

3,769 Volunteer Hours Logged

$130,264 Invested in the Community

3 Service Leadership Programs Sponsored

Our Club experienced growth in membership, funded several big and small projects, introduced new service projects, assessed our community’s needs and updated our strategic plan. Most important though, we refocused on… #KidsneedKiwanis.

Lynne Punnett, 2022-2023 President


  • Provided dinner for 700 guests on Thanksgiving Day. This three-decade-strong event engages 40+ volunteers and is possible thanks to Alpha Koney Island and Adrian Public Schools.
  • Hosted Annual Clergy Appreciation Day, honoring more than 20 local members of the clergy community with lunch and a goodie bag.
  • Continued our annual cheese fundraiser, raising $4,000, which went directly back into the community.
  • Funded games, prizes and volunteered at Special Olympics.
  • Packed food boxes at Associated Charities and I-92 Ministries
  • Lost! Our basketball game against Aktion Club’s “Hope Hoopsters”.
  • Rang the bell, raising important funds for the Salvation Army.
  • Broke bread with Adrian Morning and Noon Rotary Clubs the week of Thanksgiving – an annual luncheon tradition!
  • Continued our support of Adrian Community Preschool by paying all utilities and mowing the lawn each week throughout the summer.
  • Provided 40 weekly lunches to Share the Warmth homeless shelter.
  • Raised $45,000 through Avenue of the Flags, 100% of which was invested back into the community. Partners include two youth groups, Adrian Public Schools and APS Band Boosters, two high school athletic teams, and AmVets Randy P. Hill Post 1957. Club members, together with our partners, installed 1,550 flags.
  • Fulfilled pledges of $50,000 to the Boys and Girls Club and $77,500 in support of the Kiwanis Regional Trail Authority and completion of the Kiwanis Trail connection to Tecumseh.
  • Provided $19,604 to the Imagination Library and $25,000 to restore Haviland Hall, home of the River Raisin Ragtime Revue.
  • Funded 15 non-profit mini-grants, totaling $26,255.
  • Welcomed 10 new Club members!