Kiwanis - Serving the Children of the World
Grantville-Allied Gardens
Serving the Children of the World
Hearst Elementary School PTA Family Campout
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As the bell rang at the end of the school day on May 12, not all the students...

Helping New Entra Casa
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New Entra Casa is a facility for female ex-offenders who want to turn their...

K-Kids Food Drive for Military Families
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For the past 22 years, the Hearst Elementary K-Kids Club has held an annual...

Miracle Mile of Quarters
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We donated $1500 in the form of quarters to support Rady Children's Hospital...

Court Clergy Conference Lunch 2017
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One of the service projects our club took part in was the Court Clergy Conference...


Service with a Smile!!

Join us for a Kiwanis meeting on any Thursday morning!  We are always happy to welcome new friends and neighbors who are interested in volunteering their time for the community.

Meetings every Thursday, 7:00 a.m., Brothers Family Restaurant



Grantville-Allied Gardens

We are proud to be the two-time winner of the Mission Times Courier's Neighborhood Best reader's poll  "Best Do-Gooder Organization"

Chartered in San Diego in 1960, we are a service organization of men and women desiring personal involvement in the leadership and improvement of our community. As Kiwanians, we volunteer our time to make our communities and world better places in which to live and work. As a group, we achieve what individuals cannot do alone. Our club is proud to be a part of Kiwanis International.

Kiwanis Motto: Serving the Children of the World

Our weekly club meetings include breakfast, interesting guest speakers, planning service projects, socializing and fun. Visitors and newcomers are always welcome! Be our guest and come have breakfast with a group of very nice people! 

Thursday mornings 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Brothers Family Restaurant 
5150 Waring Rd., San Diego, CA 92120


Club contacts
Email us at:
Mail:  P.O. Box 601211, 
San Diego, CA 92160-1211
Club President Kathy Wiskur:

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Yes! You can still purchase a personalized brick!

Become a permanent part of Allied Gardens History!

During the summer of 2014, the Kiwanis Club of Grantville-Allied Gardens successfully raised funds for a new clock at The Triangle on Waring Road and Zion Avenue. We did this by selling personalized engraved bricks. The first 330 bricks were placed under the new clock and dedicated to the community at the Allied Gardens 60th Birthday Celebration on October 18, 2014.

Because of the overwhelming response to this project, we have decided to make this a perpetual project for our club. We currently have over 575 bricks at the Kiwanis Triangle - and there is room for many more. Bricks will be installed in early 2017 and later throughout the year. Proceeds from these brick sales will go back to the community through our various community service projects. Stay in touch on commemorative bricks Facebook link for updates.

The bricks, along with your personal messages, will become a permanent part of the history of Allied Gardens.

Honor the memory of a loved one
Great Christmas and Holiday gifts!
Celebrate a special occasion
Express gratitude
Remember a special pet
Advertise your business

To order your bricks, see information under Clock/Brick Campaign tab at left or on links below.

Clock/Brick Campaign Details        Brick Order Form 

Videos and media coverage:

Mission Times Courier reviews the Allied Gardens 60th Birthday Party

Facebook - Allied Gardens 60th Birthday and clock/brick campaign link

Video of the clock dedication ceremony

CBS News 8 video announcing the brick/clock campaign



Marvin Elementary School is the home of our newest youth group, the Marvin Elementary K-Kids ClubK-Kids is one of several Service Leadership Programs (SLPs) sponsored by Kiwanis in schools and communities around the world.

Students who choose to get involved with Kiwanis through their school can join K-Kids, Builders Club, Key Club International, or Circle K International, depending on their age and grade level.  Here, students can become active volunteers within their community, while also learning important skills for the real world, such as public speaking, project planning, teamwork, and leadership.

Our new K-Kids Club at Marvin Elementary School meets every other Thursday after school with advisor Kathy Wiskur, who is an award-winning member of our Kiwanis Club, and a Marvin Elementary graduate herself (never mind when!) Students interested in joining the club are encouraged to attend a meeting to find out what K-Kids and Kiwanis are all about.

The Kiwanis Club of Grantville-Allied Gardens sponsored the very first K-Kids Club in the state of California, starting at nearby Hearst Elementary School in 1994-95.  Thanks to the support of longtime Kiwanian Dr. Doug Grosmark, that club is still active and thriving at Hearst today!

We invite you to join us in serving the community!