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

Honorable Reg Buxton,
Honorable Reg Buxton,Naples City Council
Honorable Sandra Lee Buxton
Honorable Sandra Lee BuxtonCMCD


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