How Our Club Operates

The Kiwanis Club of North Shore is a community service organization committed to helping deal with the community concerns and needs through projects and programs selected by the Club. In addition, we share in the commitment of Kiwanis International to assist in solving problems of international concern through participation in Kiwanis Major Emphasis programs.


To support our projects we raise funds in various ways. Some of these are:

  • Annual Sea Cliff Mini-Mart (1 st Sunday in October)
  • Annual Pancake Breakfast (Spring)
  • Annual Nassau to Suffolk Bicycle Challenge (June)
  • These funds, raised throughout the community, are restricted to use for our service projects only. They cannot be used for any administrative expenses.

    The Kiwanis Club of North Shore has 2 budgets, both starting in the fiscal year beginning October 1. One is the Community Account through which flows all money collected at fund- raising events. This money is reserved for service projects. The second is the Administrative Account, funded by Kiwanians through dues, Happy Dollars, advertising by Kiwanians in
    KWIPS, the bi-weekly newsletter, raffles at meetings, etc. This provides funds to service Club needs, such as printing and postage, dinners for guests/speakers, membership development, dues
    remitted to the NY District and Kiwanis International, delegate convention expenses, and public relations (awards, etc.).