The Kiwanis Club of the Chathams (NJ) Activities and Events Page
We Serve Madison, Chatham and Surrounding Towns
A major fund raising activity of this club is to
recycle waste newspapers. Newspapers are left by
residents of the Chathams and others near the Post Office
in Chatham Borough. Every Monday morning, Kiwanis members
move the newspapers into a container. When the work is finished
members/workers walk to the Best Little Luncheonette for coffee and
Fish and Chips Dinner
An annual Fish and Chips fund raiser dinner is held in
March. Held in the Chatham High School, members of
Fish and Chips cooked by chefs from a well-known Kearny,
NJ restaurant. Placemat advertising is also sold to local
An annual Pasta fund raiser dinner is held in
October. Held in the Chatham High School, members of
Pasta cooked by chefs from a well-known Chatham, NJ restaurant.
Supermarket Gift Certificates
Local Supermarkets (Kings, ShopRite, and Stop and Shop) sell gift certificates to Kiwanis at a
discount and the members purchase these at the full
amount, providing revenue for the club to use for
At this historic Chatham celebration, held every two
years, members sell pulled pork sandwiches as a fund raiser.
Holiday nuts are sold in December to raise money. Local
supermarkets let members sell a variety of nuts and candy.
Kiwanis Scholastic Scholarships
Kiwanis Scholarship Awards are given to two Chatham High
School graduates each year. The awards provide $2000 per
year for each of the students for four years.
Library Children's Picnic
A Picnic for the Library of the Chathams Summer Reading
Program is sponsored by Kiwanis of the Chathams (click here to see photos).
World Service Project
Our club and individual members have contributed over $24,250 to the goal of eliminating Iodine Deficiency
Disorders World-Wide. A new project has been chosen by Kiwanis
International. It is called the ELIMINATE project and the goal is to
eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus in third world countries.
ECLC Key Club
We are proud to sponsor this Key Club for ECLC of New Jersey. Our Club
gives awards to every graduate of ECLC of New Jersey.
High School Key Club
We are proud to sponsor the Key Club at the Madison High
High School Key Club
We are proud to sponsor the Key Club at the Chatham High
Middle School Builder's Club
We are proud to sponsor the Builder's Club of the Chatham
St. Patrick's School Builder's Club
We are proud to sponsor the Builder's Club of the St. Patrick's School
Chatham Rescue Squad
The Chatham Volunteer Rescue Squad, which serves the
Chatham Area, is partially supported by contributions from
the Kiwanis Club of the Chathams.
The Kiwanis Club developed and helps
maintain Stanley Park, which is on River Road next to the Passaic
The Kiwanis Club participates in the New Jersey
Clean Communities program which encourages the removal of liter and
beautification of communities in the state. The club also earns income by
doing this work.
May Day in Madison
The Kiwanis Club participates in May Day in Madison by doing Spring
gardening in Cole Park, corner of Greenwood and Fairview in Madison.