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Developing caring leaders

K-Kids is a student-led service club for students in elementary/primary school. K-Kids was originally developed by, and is modeled after, Kiwanis International, a global network of men and women devoted to serving the children of the world. The stated purpose of K-Kids is to develop leadership through service to the school and community.

Clubs are chartered in partnership with a Kiwanis club and a school or community-based organization serving elementary school students. Use the Kiwanis club locator to find a Kiwanis club near you. A sponsoring Kiwanis club pays the initial chartering fee for K-Kids clubs, which can vary from US$180 to US$300 depending on geographic location. To find out how much it would cost to charter a K-Kids club at your elementary/primary school or community-based organization serving elementary students, contact the Kiwanis International member services team at 1-800-549-2647 ext. 411 or email memberservices@kiwanis.org.

A Key Club (a service club for high school students) or a Circle K club (a service club for college or university students) may also co-sponsor a K-Kids club. 

If at one time your elementary/primary school or community-based organization serving elementary students had a K-Kids club, you may be eligible to reactivate it rather than charter a new club. To find out if your club is eligible for reactivation, contact the Kiwanis International member services team at 1-800-549-2647 ext. 411 or email memberservices@kiwanis.org.

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