Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr., the Castellana Foundation along with Western Beef were pleased to support the Kiwanis Club of Levittown New York. Kiwanis International is an international, coeducational service club founded in 1915 in Detroit, Michigan. It is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, and there are more than 8,600 Kiwanis clubs with nearly 300,000 members in 89 nations and geographic areas. Kiwanis International sponsors several service clubs for young people: Circle K International has 11,000 members on 570 university and college campuses; Key Club International has 215,000 members in 4,600 high schools; and Builders Clubs have been organized in 2,000 junior high and middle schools. Other members of the Kiwanis family include K-Kids in elementary schools, young European adults in Kiwanis Junior, and Aktion Club, which involves persons with disabilities in community-service activities.
In one year, Kiwanis clubs sponsored 147,000 service projects. To do so, Kiwanians raised and spent nearly $70 million and contributed 6.2 million hours of volunteer time.