Eliminate Week Key Club

Step-by-step guide

  1. Get things started.
  • Learn about The Eliminate Project and educate your club.
  • Share information about The Eliminate Project with Key Club members.
  • Talk to your school advisor or principal and get approval to host a Key Club Eliminate Week.
  1. Plan your week.
  • Choose how your club wants to get involved. Here are a few ideas:
  • Spread the word, save a life: Make The Eliminate Project a “household name” in your community.
  • Advocate to vaccinate: Inform everyone in your school about the impact of maternal and neonatal tetanus.
  • Give-something-up day: Raise funds by giving something up for just one day.
  • Spirit days and carnation sales: Raise funds and awareness with a week of spirit days and carnation sales in your school.
  • Idea book: Find more ready-made fundraising ideas for your club.
  • Aim to choose at least one activity in the advocacy category and one in the fundraising category.
  • Outline what you need to do to accomplish your club’s week of activities.
  • Set clear goals for your club.
  1. Educate your audience.
  • Include information about Key Club Eliminate Week in school publications and on websites.
  • Make announcements to remind students about Eliminate Week.
  • Make and download posters to promote your week.
  • Hang posters in the halls and cafeteria.
  • Make buttons to wear and share to promote your activities.
  • Use the cutout toolkit to create collection containers and promotional items.
  • Download instructions & button templates.
  1. Make it happen.
  • Follow your plan and have a great week!
  • Celebrate successes along the way. Mark your progress with a progress chain.
  1. Wrap up.
  • Gather the funds you raised.
  • Deposit funds in the bank.
  • Write your check to The Eliminate Project.
    - Submit your check with the Kiwanis family giving form. (On the “donor to be credited” line, note the funds were collected during Eliminate Week.)
    - Write your club name or club number on the memo line of the check so you can earn recognition for your club’s efforts.
    - Send your donation to:
      The Eliminate Project: Campaign Office
      Kiwanis International Foundation
      3636 Woodview Trace
      Indianapolis, IN 46268
      USA