What We Do

 Bellingham Kiwanis Club

Community Services Committee


Interfaith Coat Drive

Assist with Interfaith Coat Drive, by collecting used or new coats.  Helping to sort coats and assist with the delivery of them.  All coats will need to be clean and in a labeled and sealed bag

Month:  October 21 & 22

Make a Difference Day—Kiwanis One Day

We would like to have the club, Circle K, and Keys clubs assist with Make a Difference Day this year.     Need A project.

Bell Ringing for Salvation Army

Bell Ringing is provided for the Salvation Army during December at the Lakeway Fred Meyers, grocery & retail entries and also at the Barkley or Sehome Haggen’s.

Month:  December 4                        

Arthritis Foundation Annual Bellingham Jingle Bell Run

Help with giving directions during the run or anything else needed.

Month:  December 11, 2021  

Animals as Natural Therapy

Volunteer to assist with one to two projects throughout the year.  Through animals they provide natural therapy to youth ages 6-18, veterans & elders through equine therapy and other animal learning programs.  3-hour project

Baby Food Drive 

Collect Baby Food & Cash Donations for the Bellingham Food Bank “Food 4 Tots”  at the B’ham Haggen Stores.

Month:  April/May & September, 2022      

Junior Ski to Sea Race

This year we would like to have our members volunteer to assist in some way at the Race at Squalicum Creek Park. —Details not available  

Month:  May 22, 2022

Bellingham Parks Volunteer Community Work Parties/ Clean up

This is from 9-11 park clean up in the little park that has been sponsored by the club for many years.  It is located behind the City Hall.  We do this project twice a year or when Bellingham Parks Schedule a work Party.  Also may volunteer for other Projects that Bellingham Parks sponsors. 

Month:  May TBD      9-12 am

Common Threads

Volunteer for the many gardens at Cordata, Birchwood, Harmony, & Whatcom Schools for weeding, watering, and other maintenance of garden projects.

Month:  May -August  

B’ham Tech School Project

Work on trimming and clean up the year and playground for the Day Care Center at the Tech School.    Tools and Materials are provided. 

Month:  June ???    9-12           :                    

Project Homeless Connect

This project was approved with a few volunteers from the club.   We are adding it for 2019 this is a great community service.  Members that can volunteer do a great community service and also represent our Kiwanis club.  We can have as many members that are willing to help out. Sign up is directly on-line for volunteers. 

Month:  July ?? Friday                   

Back Pack Collection

Collect back packs from members and donations from merchants,  Donate these to a non-profit for homeless or children in need.  Any collected will be donated to the Opportunity Council for distribution. 

Month: July & August Cost: -$100 Donation if funds available