Hilliard Kiwanis Club

The Hilliard Kiwanis Club is dedicated to serving the local community through various service and fundraising projects. Our club has been in service to our community for more than 50 years. We are part of Kiwanis International, an organization serving children for over 100 years.


The Hilliard Kiwanis Club is involved in a variety of projects that involve fundraising, community service, and assisting children locally and worldwide. Below are some of the projects in which we are currently involved:

  • College scholarships to seniors in each of the three Hilliard high schools.
  • Support of the Hilliard Food Pantry through hosting Empty Bowls each year at the Hilliard Holiday Celebration.
  • Provide weekend food packs that include meals for the entire weekend to 120 students at JW Reason , Hilliard Horizon, Hilliard Crossings, Scioto Darby and Hoffman Trails Elementary Schools
  • Support of the Key Clubs at Hilliard Bradley, Hilliard Darby and Hilliard Davidson High Schools, and K-Kids at Hilliard Horizon and Hoffman Trails Elementary Schools.
  • The Eliminate Project–a world service project aimed at eradicating maternal and neonatal tetanus in developing countries around the world.
  • Support of youth leadership activities, especially Key Leader.
  • Sponsorship of the Hilliard Children’s Business Fair
  • Sponsorship of Choose to Lead a one day leadership event for Hilliard Elementary School Students.

Feeding Hilliard Students

In 2018, we started an initiative to feed our kids in Hilliard. How are we doing this? By partnering with schools in Hilliard City Schools to provide weekend bags of food for our hungry students. We have partnered with 6 schools to date, Hilliard Crossings, Hilliard Horizon, Hilliard Station 6th Grade School, JW Reason, Scioto Darby and Hoffman Trails Elementary Schools. We want to ensure that every student in Hilliard is ready to learn.

We are also helping support in school food pantries that were started by a Hilliard Darby High School Key Club Member. We support in school food pantries at Hilliard Darby High School, Hilliard Davidson High School, Hilliard Heritage Middle School, Hilliard Memorial Middle School, Hilliard Weaver Middle School, Station 6th Grade Building, Tharp 6th Grade Building, Hilliard Beacon, Hilliard Crossing, Hilliard Horizon, Scioto Darby, Innovative Learning Center and The Hub

Club Officers

  • President –Valarie Scheel
  • Secretary — Lanton Lee
  • Treasurer — Rodney Garnett
  • Immediate Past President — Lori Lee

Board of Directors

  • Ted Barrows
  • Chuck Buck
  • Laura Caito
  • Don Oates
  • Carol Parker