Kiwanis Club of Greater Collier Foundation

Our mission is to prevent childhood drowning, and to improve the lives of children, one child and one community at a time.

Our major fundraiser is Aqua Ball to prevent childhood drowning. To date, we have used these funds as follows:

  • Swim lessons for 46 children and 71 moms
  • 432 door alarms given to at-risk families
  • Lifeguard training for Collier County, City of Naples and private swim instructors and lifeguards
  • Sponsorship of Stewie the Duck to teach water safety to preschoolers
  • Attended vigils for drowning victims with Just Against Children Drowning and Safe & Healthy Children’s Coalition
  • Sponsorship for Team Kareem Memorial Foundation fundraiser

Our foundation also participates in service projects with the following organizations:

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Grace Place
  • Youth Haven
  • Providence House
  • Meals of Hope
  • St. Matthew’s House
  • Harbour Chase Assisted Living
  • Empty Bowls

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501(c)(3) dedicated to improving the lives of children one child, one community at a time and to prevent childhood drowning.

Honorary Chairs


Richard Ballo
Richard Ballo
Terri Ballo
Terri Ballo

Foundation Board of Directors

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Terri Ballo Aqua Ball Kiwanis-min
Terri Ballo
Richard Ballo Aquaball
Richard Ballo
Kristin Greenberg
Kristin Greenberg
Olwyn Kennaugh
James Wallin Kiwanis Aqua Ball
James Wallin
Father James Kennaugh
Nick Ballo Visionarie
Nick Ballo