FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What does Sertoma Mean?

A: Sertoma is an Acronym for 'Service to Mankind'


Q: Where is Sertoma Headquarters?

A: Sertoma International headquarters are in Kansas City, Missouri. The international website is http://www.sertoma.org


Q: Who does Sertoma help?

A: Sertoma's primary service project is assisting the more than 50 million people with speech, hearing and language disorders. Each Sertoma club is also given the latitude to assist their local communities as they feel led. See the 'About' page for more information on local support by the Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma Club.


Q: Where does Sertoma get it's funds?

A: Sertoma's funds are raised by the local clubs via events such as Golf Tournaments, Chili Cook Offs, etc. We also have sponsors which are listed on our Sponsor page. Please support their businesses and our community.


Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in 2018?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during 2018...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 6,619 - Hearing Aids for Individuals (16)
  • 1,000 - Special Olympics
  • 250 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in 2017?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during 2017...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 9,114 - Hearing Aids for Individuals (17)
  • 1,000 - Special Olympics
  • 250 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)
  • 100 - Dr. Brandon Vick
  • 480 - Service to Mankind Banquet

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in 2016?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during 2016...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 9,625 - Hearing Aids for Individuals (12)
  • 616 - Christmas for families
  • 1,000 - Special Olympics
  • 250 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)
  • 150 - Sertoma members memorials
  • 480 - Service to Mankind Banquet

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in 2015?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during 2015...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 8,750 - Hearing Aids for Individuals (9)
  • 200 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)
  • 1,000 - Special Olympics
  • 1,300 - Christmas for families
  • 200 - Medical assistance for local family
  • 700 - Service to Mankind Banquet

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in 2014?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during 2014...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 6,827 - Hearing Aids for Individuals (4)
  • 200 - Gregory Kistler Center
  • 200 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)
  • 1,000 - Special Olympics
  • 500 - Christmas for families
  • 850 - Service to Mankind Banquet

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in 2013?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during 2013...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 1,500 - Special Olympics
  • 100 - Sertoma members memorials
  • 2,528 - Hearing Aids for Individuals (7)
  • 200 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)
  • 500 - Christmas for families
  • 600 - Service to Mankind Banquet

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in 2012?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during 2012...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 200 - Lavaca Serteen Sertoma Association Dues
  • 100 - Lavaca Serteen Sertoma
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 3,794 - Hearing Aids for Individuals
  • 200 - Christmas for families
  • 200 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)
  • 1,500 - Special Olympics
  • 600 - Kistler Center
  • 800 - Boys & Girls Club
  • 600 - ASL Camp
  • 850 - Service to Mankind Banquet
  • 100 - Sertoma members memorials

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in 2011?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during 2011...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 200 - Lavaca Serteen Sertoma Association Dues
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 2,295 - Hearing Aids for Individuals
  • 486 - Christmas for families
  • 200 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)
  • 1,500 - Special Olympics
  • 1,200 - Kistler Center
  • 800 - Boys & Girls Club
  • 577 - Lavaca Serteen
  • 25 - Sertoma members memorials
  • 630 - Service to Mankind Banquet

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in the 2010?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during 2010...

  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Dues
  • 200 - Lavaca Serteen Sertoma Association Dues
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 1,200 - Hearing Aids for Individuals
  • 200 - Christmas for families
  • 200 - Policeman of the Year Banquet ($50 gift certificate to winner)
  • 1,500 - Special Olympics
  • 800 - Kistler Center
  • 800 - Boys & Girls Club
  • 100 - Lavaca Serteen

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in 2009?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma has given the following donations during 2009...

  • 200 - Lavaca Serteen Club
  • 800 - Boy and Girls Club
  • 300 - Medical Expenses for local family
  • 200 - Policeman of the Year banquet ($60 Gift Cert to winner)
  • 175 - Sertoma International Foundation for Matching Grants
  • 200 - Kistler Center Sertoma Association Fees (allows scholorship funds for Kistler employees)
  • 50 - First Christian Church - Memorial for Pete Hatley
  • 25 - Reynold's Cancer Support House - Memorial for Harold Blaylock
  • 25 - Wesley United Methodist Church - Memorial for Harold Blaylock
  • 800 - Gregory Kistler Center
  • 300 - University of Arkasas at Fort Smith Athletic (Regulus) Club
  • 500 - Communitee Clearinghouse - Christmas for Families
  • 200 - Good Samaritan Clinic
  • Bibles - Rescue Mission
  • 1,500 - Special Olympics
  • 100 - Food for Rescue Mission
  • 100 - Food for Salvation Army
  • 100 - Food for Next Step Dayroom

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in 2008?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during 2008...

  • 2,000 -Assistance to local people
  • 100 - Fellowship of Christian Athlete's
  • 500 - local families for Christmas
  • 180 - Policeman of the Year banquet ($60 Gift Cert to winner)
  • 350 - Declaration of Independence scrolls for local 9th graders
  • 290 - Lavaca Serteen Club
  • 375 - Regulus club
  • 1,500 - Special Olympics
  • 800 - Kistler Center for Children
  • 400 - Service to Mankind Banquet
  • 200 - Good Samaritan Clinic
  • 800 - Boy and Girls Club
  • 100 - Lavaca Serteen Club
  • 500 - Medical Expenses for local family

Q: Who has the Downtown Sertoma helped in 2007?

A: The Downtown Fort Smith Sertoma club has given the following donations during 2007...

  • 2,000 - hearing aids to local people
  • 200 - Fellowship of Christian Athlete's
  • 500 - local families for Christmas
  • 260 - Policeman of the Year banquet ($50 Gift Cert to winner)
  • 350 - Declaration of Independence scrolls for local 9th graders
  • 290 - Lavaca Serteen Club
  • 375 - Regulus club
  • 1,500 - Special Olympics
  • 1,942 - Kistler Center for Children ($442 from Sertoma Int. grant)
  • 900 - Service to Mankind Banquet - Sam Sicard winner this year
  • 800 - Boys and Girls Club