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About Kiwanis

Developing leaders
What Kiwanis does best

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Our members help shelter the homeless, feed the hungry, mentor the disadvantaged and care for the sick. We develop youth as leaders, build playgrounds, raise funds for pediatric research and more. No problem is too big or too small. Working together, members achieve what one person cannot accomplish alone. When you give a child a chance to learn, experience, dream and succeed, great things happen!

Kiwanis’ Service Leadership Programs provide service leadership learning opportunities for young people and adults with disabilities around the world.


To serve children of the world


600,000 adult and youth members
250,000 adult Kiwanis members
350,000 youth members


8,000 Kiwanis clubs
8,000 youth clubs

Kiwanis Kids: elementary school  (K-Kids, Terrific Kids, Bring Up Grades)
Builders Club: middle school 
Key Club: high school
Circle K: college
Aktion Club: adults with disabilities
Key Leader: leadership weekend for teens


Each year, clubs:
Sponsor nearly 150,000 service projects
Raise more than US $107 million
Devote more than 5 million hours to service


70 nations and geographic areas



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