Events

Washington Love and Logic

We sponsor America’s Most Practical and Entertaining Parent Training at Poulsbo Elementary. The goal is to provide parents and adults working with children practical strategies for reducing behavior problems, increasing motivation, and providing skills to build lifelong learners. The Becoming a Love and Logic Parent program is an effective approach giving parents easy-to-learn skills.

NK Fishline Food Bank

We support the Fishline Food Bank which serves the North Kitsap Community by providing food, emergency services and resources to transform lives. North Kitsap Fishline is a non-profit organization serving people in need by providing food, emergency, and advocacy services since 1967.

Katheleen Sutton Foundation

We support the Kathleen Sutton Foundation. Based on financial need and the completion of a simple application process, funds are available for women being treated for cancer and a companion or if needed an insured driver. Allowable costs include: all ferry fees, parking, tolls, and any other transit expense.

Viking Fest

Viking Fest started as a small celebration of Norway’s Constitution Day. During the 3 day event, the Poulsbo Kiwanis Club organizes and runs a food booth. As is the case for many of the participating service organizations, Viking Fest is the Kiwanis’ main fundraiser.

Backpacks

Every year children in our local communities return to school without the basic supplies they need. We collected and fill backpacks with school supplies that will provide items essential for academic success.

Special Olympics

Special Olympics Washington depends on – and succeeds because of – the time, energy, dedication and commitment of volunteers throughout the state.  Kiwanis provide volunteers for athletic competitions for athletes with intellectual disabilities.

Suicide Prevention

We supported Kitsap Community Suicide Prevention Coalition. They committed to reducing the deaths by suicide in Kitsap County.

Piranha Swim Team

We support the Poulsbo Piranha Swim Team that offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. The goal of Poulsbo Piranha Swimming to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.

Pierce Memorial Hockey Foundation

We contribute to Pearce Forcier Memorial Hockey Scholarship. It is a non-profit organization that offers full hockey scholarships to Kitsap County’s youth.

Kitsap Library Foundation

We support the Kitsap Regional Library Foundation. The Kitsap Regional Library Foundation support programs that touch all ages and abilities. The fund capital projects that provide safe, comfortable and inspiring places to interact with books, media and each other.

North Kitsap Soccer Club Nick Brooke

We contribute to the Nick Brooke Memorial Scholarship Fund. It was established in memory of Nick Brooke and his passion and love for the game of soccer. Scholarships are awarded to underprivileged soccer players in the greater North Kitsap area so that they too can develop a passion for the game.

Salvation Army

We volunteer for Holiday kettles and bell ringing. The Salvation Army offers a diverse array of social service programs catering to the needs of children, families, seniors and individuals.

KeyClub

We are chartering a Key Club at North Kitsap High School. Key Club assists Kiwanis in carrying out its mission to serve the children of the world. High school student members of Key Club perform acts of service in their communities, such as cleaning up parks, collecting clothing and organizing food drives. They also learn leadership skills by running meetings, planning projects and holding elected leadership positions at the club, district and international levels.

Santa fire truck

Kiwanis supports this fire dept. outreach program dedicated to bringing Santa to all of the neighborhoods of North Kitsap.  Kiwanis members donate time as Santa, and his elves to help the Poulsbo fire/District 18 fire service put on this important event.