Convaid and R82 are dusting off bowling shoes in preparation for Monday’s inaugural event, the 1st Annual Kiwanis Club of Torrance Foundation Bowl-a-Thon, to be held on September 12, 2016 from 6-9PM at Palos Verdes Bowl, 246oo Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance, CA 90505.
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time. Convaid and R82 president Chris Braun is a strong supporter of the Kiwanis Club, an organization of volunteers changing the world through service to children and communities.
Approximately 8,000 Kiwanis clubs in 96 countries help shelter the homeless, feed the hungry, mentor the disadvantaged, and care for the sick. Their membership of more than 260,000 adult members and 320,000 youths, help develop youth as leaders, build playgrounds, raise funds for pediatric research, and contribute to many other community endeavors. Kiwanis Clubs sponsor nearly 150,000 service projects and raise more than $107 million globally.
Convaid and R82 are committed to supporting efforts of local organizations such as Kiwanis Club of Torrance, Pediatric Therapy Network, United Cerebral Palsy, Cure SMA, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Retts Organization and several other organizations serving children and youth.