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Sierra Madre Kiwanis Club Creates
Life Changing Experiences for
Our Community Youth

The Sierra Madre Kiwanis and Rotary Club to feed our Firefighters and First Responders on September 11, 2023

Celebrating our first responders is essential because they are the backbone of our communities, often risking their lives to protect and serve us in times of crisis. These brave individuals include police officers, firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and other frontline workers. Here are a few reasons why it is crucial to honor and celebrate their dedication:

Acknowledgment of Sacrifice First responders put their lives on the line daily to ensure our safety. Celebrating them is a way to acknowledge their sacrifices, often missing important family events and facing physical and emotional challenges.

Motivation and Morale Recognition and appreciation boost the morale of first responders. Knowing that the community values their efforts can motivate them to perform their duties even better, creating a positive feedback loop.

Community Building Celebrating first responders fosters a sense of unity and solidarity within a community. It reminds us that we are all together and rely on these individuals during emergencies.

Inspiration for Future Generations Celebrations can inspire the younger generation to consider careers in public service. When children see first responders honored, they may be more inclined to follow in their footsteps, ensuring a continuous supply of dedicated professionals.

Mental Health Support Many first responders face traumatic situations, leading to high rates of stress and mental health issues. Celebrations can serve as a platform to raise awareness about their work’s mental and emotional toll, encouraging discussions and access to support services.

Community Engagement Celebratory events involving first responders can promote community engagement. Citizens can learn about these individuals’ challenges and how they can contribute to their well-being.

Gratitude and Respect Recognizing and celebrating first responders is a way to express gratitude and respect for their selfless service. It is a small gesture compared to what they do for us, but it carries significant meaning.

Celebrating our first responders is a meaningful way to show our appreciation, boost their morale, and strengthen the bonds within our communities. These dedicated individuals deserve our support and recognition for their unwavering commitment to our safety and well-being.

Sierra Madre Kiwanis Builders Club Achievements

Our Sierra Madre Builders Club sponsors The Hawks at Sierra Madre Middle School. Over 120 kids are in this service club.

Sierra Madre builders club members after they had heard a presentation by Police Chief Ortiz on the safe use of social media. The place was packed with great ideas and the enthusiasm was electric as, MaryLou Caldwell, provided a docent orientation for the upcoming Wistaria festival.

Kiwanis International has been supporting our community's youth for over 100 years. The pandemic has taught us we need to do more. With your support, we can reach more children in need than ever before. Become a Kiwanian today, make a donation, and join us reaching out to our community's children.

Service Club
Photo by Judy Webb-Martin

Sierra Madre Kiwanis Joins UNICEF
In Fighting Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

Sierra Madre Kiwanis joins UNICEF fights Maternal & Neonatal Tetanus (MNT). Our club will always be leading our community in giving where the need is greatest. Join us in the drive to end tetanus from the planet.

This year when the kids Trick or Treat for UNICEF remember what the money is going for and give like it was your child experiencing Tetanus.

Fighting Tetanus

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