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The Mankato Kiwanis club has two 501(c)3 organizations to which both members and non-members are welcome to contribute.

Camp Patterson Incorporated
Camp Patterson Incorporated was established in 1934 to help maintain the club's signature project, Camp Patterson, a camp on Lake Washington that serves over 2,500 children each year.  Camp Patterson Incorporated raises funds and uses income from its savings to pay for major maintenance projects at Camp Patterson and provide YMCA camping scholarships each year.

Camp Patterson Incorporated has a five member board of directors:  Shannon Gullickson (president), Mike Brennan, (vice-president), Ed Waltman (secretary-treasurer), Randy Berkland and Bob Spiegler.

Please consider contributing a tax-deductible donation to Camp Patterson Incorporated. Checks can be made out to "Camp Patterson Incorporated" and mailed to: 127 South Second Street, PO Box 3049, Mankato MN 56002-3049

Contact Camp Patterson Incorporated board president, Shannon Gullickson at or 507-381-2068 for more information.

You may want to consider:

  • Designating your “Birthday Gift” to Camp Patterson Incorporated
  • Starting a matching campaign
  • Adding this fund to your annual donation or long term gift plans