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  • Save a baby a day through The Eliminate Project

    Maricel Busalin’s daughter stopped feeding and began to turn blue at five days old. Maricel had not been vaccinated for maternal and neonatal tetanus and during the birth at her home in the Philippines, the baby was infected. Maricel’s daughter suffered terrible pain and convulsions. No sound or touch could ...

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  • New guidelines to protect youth

    The Kiwanis Youth Protection Guidelines have been updated to reflect the changes the Kiwanis International Board passed in April, which became effective October 1, 2014. Updates include:

    ● Background checks for Kiwanis advisors are valid for no more than 10 years.
    ● If a Kiwanian learns of troubling behavior after an ...

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  • Explore Indy at international convention

    The 2015 Kiwanis International convention in Indianapolis isn’t just our time to celebrate 100 spectacular years. It’s also your chance to experience all Indy has to offer. There’ll be daily walks on the Cultural Trail, tours of 3636 Woodview Trace and the Centennial Playground build at Hawthorne Park. Catch the ...

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  • Literacy Challenge: a service project for everyone

    Join Students Rebuild, Save the Children and Global Nomads Group to improve youth reading and writing skills around the world! To participate, make and mail in a bookmark. For each bookmark you send in, the Bezos Family Foundation will donate $1—up to $300,000—to Save the Children’s Literacy Boost program in ...

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  • New partner promises savings for clubs

    Welcome to the family, DollarDays! As Kiwanis International's newest partner, DollarDays offers more than 255,000 products to help your club save money on service project supplies and resources. You can buy in bulk or by the piece at bulk prices. Shop www.kiwanis.dollardays.com now.

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  • Save big with new partner DollarDays

    Welcome to the family, DollarDays! As Kiwanis International's newest Promotional Partner, DollarDays offers more than 255,000 products to help your club save money on service project supplies and resources. You can buy in bulk or by the piece at bulk prices. Shop www.kiwanis.dollardays.com now.

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  • Celebrate the past, prepare for our future

    For a complete celebration of Kiwanis International’s 100 years of service, members can look back to our grand history and forward to a bright future. Register to attend the 100th anniversary celebration in Detroit to honor the past and launch into our next 100 years—sign up by November 17, 2014, ...

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  • Giving Tuesday is Dec.2

    Start the season of giving off right with the Kiwanis International Foundation! December 2, 2014, is Giving Tuesday, a day set aside during the holiday hoopla to support deserving charitable organizations like ours around the world. Mark your calendar now for Giving Tuesday so you can give and extend your ...

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  • Fewer babies dying from tetanus

    The Kiwanis family’s efforts through The Eliminate Project are making a big difference. The number of babies dying from neonatal tetanus dropped 15 percent between 2010 and 2013, according to a new report by the Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group. One baby now dies every 11 minutes—with approximately 9,000 fewer ...

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  • All in the family


    Let us know what awesome things you are doing with the rest of the Kiwanis Family. Tag your social media posts with the official hashtag (#KFamilyMonth) all month long. We can’t wait to see ...
    November is Kiwanis Family Month. Celebrate your local Kiwanis Family by planning a project or ...

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  • Your gifts support SLPs


    At the Kiwanis International Foundation, we believe in supporting our own family. And every year, we work toward making grants to Kiwanis' Service Leadership Programs.

    It’s your help that makes the successes of Key Leader, Aktion Club and Circle K International possible. For instance, grants approved in February 2014:...

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  • Dedication to sponsored youth continues

    At the 2014 CKIx in Nashville, Eric Paul of New York was awarded the Outstanding Alumni Award. It’s no wonder: he was an accomplished member and leader in both Key Club and Circle K International, but his commitment didn’t end there.

    Eric Paul, former Circle K International president, was recognized ...

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  • Kiwanis International Board makes some key decisions

    On October 4, the Kiwanis International Board of Trustees met in Indianapolis to vote on operating issues facing the organization. Here are some of the key decisions:

    • Approved an official call to a meeting of the Kiwanis International Council, to be held January 22–23, 2015, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
    • Requested ...

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  • Jeffrey Wolff creates connection

     

    After graduating from college in the mid 1990s, Jeffrey Wolff couldn’t find a Kiwanis club that was right for him. His solution was to help create one.

     
    As a former Circle K International club member, Jeffrey benefited from staying in touch with other former members. After graduation, he ...

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  • Key Clubs spread happiness in high school

     

    Leadership Programs do help end bullying in schools. But research shows that anti-bullying campaigns were actually making the problem worse. So Key Club teamed up with the nonprofit Project Happiness to create a “happiness toolkit” that helps clubs spread happiness in their schools and communities. When students increase their ...

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  • Join Kiwanis

     

    Ready to change the world? Kiwanis is ready for you! Locate a Kiwanis club in your area. Reach out, learn more and get involved. Contact a club member or officer and let them know you’d like to learn more. After all, new members bring fresh energy and ideas to ...

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  • Build playground for Kiwanis’ centennial

    When your club wants to celebrate Kiwanis’ centennial in a big way, consider building a community playground. Creating a safe and accessible place to play creates a lasting legacy—and is a great way to partner with local organizations that may just need a little Kiwanis help to achieve their dreams....

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  • Raise MNT funds with a personal page

    Saving women and babies through The Eliminate Project is now easier. Reach out to friends and family and share your mission to end maternal and neonatal tetanus with your own fundraising page. Start here:
     
    1. Build it. Complete the online registration to activate your page. Click “edit personal page” to ...

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  • Key Clubs spread happiness to high schools

     

    Last year the Kiwanis International board challenged the leaders of Kiwanis’ Service Leadership Programs to help put an end to bullying in schools. Research shows that anti-bullying campaigns were actually making the problem worse. So Key Club teamed up with the nonprofit Project Happiness to create a happiness toolkit ...

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  • Kiwanis visits Indonesia

     

     

    A delegation from Kiwanis International and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF made a special visit to Indonesia in September for The Eliminate Project: Kiwanis eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). They went to observe UNICEF’s immunization activities.


    Indonesia, located in Southeast Asia, is one of 24 countries...

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