The Pennsylvania Kiwanis Foundation presented C. Steven Lyle, Executive Director of Emergency Health Services Federation, with a grant of $5,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Kiwanis Foundation. These funds will be used for the Cribs for Kids Program to purchase portable cribs for Amish infants in an effort to reduce infant deaths among the Amish from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
The Pennsylvania Kiwanis Foundation encourages Kiwanis-family service leadership programs and other projects involving young children to apply for grant funding. Requests for funding will only be considered for Kiwanis-family clubs or programs. Kiwanis-family sponsored programs will be given top priority. All grant proposals must further the goals and ideals of Kiwanis as well as promote the growth of Kiwanis.
The Kiwanis Club of Lititz Area and the Pennsylvania Kiwanis Foundation presented Dr. Rusty Long, Executive Director of the Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic, with a grant from the Kiwanis Club of Lititz Area and a $3,000 matching grant from the Pennsylvania Kiwanis Foundation. These funds will be used to provide life-changing services to children and their families. The funds from the Kiwanis Club of Lititz Area were raised during their annual Chocolate Walk, held each October in downtown Lititz.