Templeton High School Key Club

key_club_logoThe Templeton High School Key Club boasts nearly 30 members and is active in community service, athletics, and school service. Many of the members are in the top 10% 0f their class scholastically and several past members have received college scholarships from Templeton Kiwanis Club.

Key Clubs are designed to teach high school students about the value of community service and to focus them on the positives surrounding them. Key Club gets young adults involved with many community service activities. Many Key Clubbers go on to leadership positions in the Key Club organization and assume leadership positions in other organizations and communities later in life. Kiwanis club of Templeton sponsors and provides the advisor for the Templeton High School Key Club.

Pennies for Peace

penniesThe Pennies for Peace program is designed to help students broaden their cultural horizons and learn about their capacities as philanthropists. It educates students about the world beyond their experience and shows them that they can make a positive impact on a global scale, one penny at a time. Students learn the rewards of sharing and working together to bring hope and education opportunities to the children in Pakistan and Afghanistan. While a penny is virtually worthless, in impoverished countries a penny buys a pencil and opens the door to literacy.

ECHO Meal Service

echologoThe El Camino Homeless Organization (ECHO) provides meal, shelter and support services to the homeless and hungry of northern San Luis Obispo County. “ECHO’s vision is to provide access to services that address the root causes of homelessness and to help the homeless find a level of self-sufficiency that is appropriate to each individual.” Every month, a dedicated group of Templeton Kiwanis members prepare and serve a hot dinner to 30-50 hungry people.