• Worldwide Report Day V was a great success!

    On April 24, The Eliminate Project campaign team rallied together for the fifth Worldwide Report Day—celebrating district and worldwide achievements and the Kiwanis-family’s commitment to save women and babies from maternal and neonatal tetanus. District coordinators shared collective fundraising goals of 250 Model Clubs, 2 progressive clubs and 54 Lead and Major Gifts.

    Thank you to all of the districts for your participation and for your hard work all year to save or protect millions of mothers and babies from ...

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  • Speakers Bureau - No better feeling than to save precious babies

    What does the Eliminate Project mean for the Speakers Bureau?

    It means saving lives. So far more than one million mothers and their future babies will be saved because of the Speaker's Bureau Model Clubs. We would not be at this point in the campaign without the efforts of all our fantastic volunteer presenters!

    Why is the Speakers Bureau motivated to protect moms and babies from maternal and neonatal tetanus?
    The speakers are the cream of the crop in each ...

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  • New York District - People of excelsior strive for $1 million by International convention

    What does The Eliminate Project mean to your district?

    An opportunity to participate in ""saving the world one child"" at a time in the global village. We are members of a worldwide organization and need to expand our horizons to include all children, not only those in our local communities.

    What would you like to say to members of your district about The Eliminate Project?
    Thank you for all you have done so far in raising approximately $850,000, which will ...

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  • Australia District - Finding new ways to raise funds and gain members

    How has involvement in The Eliminate Project helped clubs in your district connect with their communities and improve their community service?

    I believe The Eliminate Project has reinvigorated clubs to find new ways to raise funds and also gained new members through the great story of what we are doing.

    Why is your district motivated to protect moms and babies from maternal and neonatal tetanus?
    The Eliminate Project is a tangible way to protect vulnerable children in countries near to ...

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  • New Zealand-South Pacific District - Follow the KI motto

    What does the Eliminate Project mean to your district?

    As part of Kiwanis International, it's a duty for all districts to contribute to this wonderful humanitarian worldwide project, and it gives the opportunity for clubs to be involved in a global commitment to the benefit of children and mothers.

    What advice or encouragement would you offer to other districts, clubs and fellow Kiwanis members who want to support The Eliminate Project?
    Participate at any level whatsoever but participate: give a ...

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  • Did you know…

    New club pledges help UNICEF plan campaigns in countries with urgent needs? Model and 100K Clubs, as well as individual pledge commitments, play a key role in immunization efforts. And remember, pledge payments ensure UNICEF can carry out current immunization activities. The faster contributions are received, the faster they can be used to help save women and babies.

    We have four more reports so don’t go away! We will be back with more updates at 4:50 p.m.

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  • Pacific Northwest District - The difference between life and death

    What would you like to say to members of your district about The Eliminate Project?

    No child should be denied the right to a healthy birth based on where he or she lives. The Eliminate Project guarantees that ALL children – not those fortunate enough to be born in a developed country, have a safe birthing process. US$1.80 may not mean much to each of us, but to a mother and child it can be the difference between life and ...

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  • Rocky Mountain District - Don't give up until we pass our goal

    What advice or encouragement would you offer to other districts, clubs and fellow Kiwanis members who want to support The Eliminate Project?

    • Never give up until we have reached the goal….talk to anyone who will listen.
    • Keep looking for champions of the cause.
    • Remember the mission; Kiwanis and UNICEF will eliminate MNT and give the poorest families the chance to lead the healthy lives they deserve.

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  • Cal-Nev-Ha District - Every child is truly a gift

    Why is your district motivated to protect moms and babies from maternal and neonatal tetanus?

    "Every child is truly a gift" and the members of our Cal-Nev-Ha District are very caring and passionate about children. We are saving or protecting thousands of lives and making a difference not just in our community but worldwide.

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  • Montana District - Chance of a lifetime to save lives and change the world

    What advice or encouragement would you offer to other districts, clubs and fellow Kiwanis members who want to support The Eliminate Project?

    This is the chance of a lifetime to be involved in something that actually changes the face of the world. Time and money spent here will give you something you can be proud to tell your grandchildren about.

    How has involvement in The Eliminate Project helped clubs in your district connect with their communities and improve their community ...

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  • Utah-Idaho District - Keep asking clubs and members to participate

    What advice or encouragement would you offer to other districts, clubs and fellow Kiwanis members who want to support The Eliminate Project?

    Keep encouraging and asking clubs to participate or increase their giving. They change related to their leadership, membership and interests over time and often become more receptive. Don’t give up!

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  • Minnesota-Dakotas District - Fun way to gather donations


     

    Every time meetings are held with the Governor visiting a division, the hosts should hold a silent auction for The Eliminate Project. In Minn-Dak we have found this to be a fun way to garner donations.

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  • Southwest District - Embracing Kiwanis and service through The Eliminate Project

    How has involvement in The Eliminate Project helped clubs in your district connect with their communities and improve their community service?

    Our clubs that have embraced The Eliminate Project developed a true understanding and appreciation for the mission of Kiwanis International to “serve the children of the world.” The simple act of contributing US$1.80 is significant. We are changing one baby dying every nine minutes . . . to a baby saved every nine minutes. Our efforts in this program ...

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  • Did you know…



    We have less than 15 months remaining in our campaign? What we do in the coming months will impact families in the 25 countries where maternal and neonatal tetanus is still a threat. Let’s make The Eliminate Project a unified effort—and save the lives of millions of mothers and babies.

    We have more to report! Join us at 3:30 p.m. for more updates.

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  • Illinois-Eastern Iowa District - It's about lives, not money

    What advice or encouragement would you offer to other districts, clubs and fellow Kiwanis members who want to support The Eliminate Project?

    Kiwanis members worldwide pledge to “serve the children of the world.” As our gift to the world, and in celebration of 100 years of Kiwanis, we have a very practical way to show our dedication to the children of the world through the elimination of maternal and neonatal tetanus. The project is not about money, it is about ...

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  • Missouri-Arkansas District - Determined to save 1 million lives

    What does The Eliminate Project mean to your district?

    Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.

    What advice would you offer to other districts, clubs and fellow Kiwanis members who want to support The Eliminate Project?
    My advice to other districts, clubs and fellow Kiwanis members is to not let the “naysayers” have the final say. In most clubs there are members who are opposed to sending ...

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  • Texas-Oklahoma District - Empowering Kiwanis members and families around the world

    What does The Eliminate Project mean to your district?

    Even after The Eliminate Project has come to a successful conclusion, Kiwanians in the TX-OK District will have come together like never before to work toward a common goal. That commitment to Kiwanis and to fulfilling our mission statement of “changing the world one child and one community at a time” will always bring us back to the true spirit of Kiwanis.

    What is one activity you would suggest other districts ...

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  • Indiana District - Do your part to save lives




    What does The Eliminate Project mean to your district?

    Search your heart. Understand there is a sense of urgency here to save lives. This is your chance to do your part to help repair our world.

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  • Kansas District - Teamwork key to success

    The Eliminate Project is an avenue to pull all our clubs together in one large combined service project. Our team of campaign coordinators have grown very close and know they are working on one large important project together. We continue to meet twice a year as a group so they all feel part of the decision making process and success. They are all important to a successful whole.

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  • Nebraska-Iowa District - Being neighborly to those near and far is at the heart of the Midwestern

    What does The Eliminate Project mean to the NE-IA District? Why is your district motivated to protect moms and babies from maternal and neonatal tetanus?

    NE-IA is solidly Midwest. It’s agriculture. Crops. Livestock. Chores. Families. Commerce. Strong communities and active schools. And worship. It’s neighbor helping neighbor and being neighborly. It’s crossing fences and tearing down walls.

    We in the Midwest “get it.” We understand The Eliminate Project. Tetanus is drilled into us from a young age. We are exposed ...

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  • Did you know?


    Haiti conducted a round of immunizations in April 2014 aiming to reach 1.5 million women of reproductive.

    We are taking a quick break. Check back at 2:20 p.m. to see what the next group has to report.

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  • Carolinas District - Every Kiwanian and Kiwanis club in the district is needed

    For the Carolinas District, The Eliminate Project means that our District is saving and protecting two million mothers and their future babies from maternal and neonatal tetanus. We are encouraging every Kiwanian and Kiwanis club in the Carolinas to participate in the campaign so that we can meet our goal and protect millions of children from the threat of neonatal tetanus. We believe that if every Kiwanian and every club contributes to the best of their ability, we will not ...

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  • Georgia District - Impacting the international community

    What does The Eliminate Project mean to your District?

    The Eliminate Project means that the Georgia District is impacting the international community by saving and protecting lives of mothers and babies, globally.

    Why is your district motivated to protect moms and babies from maternal and neonatal tetanus?
    The Georgia District is motivated to protect moms and babies from maternal and neonatal tetanus because we see every life as precious. To not be a part of this effort would not be ...

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  • Alabama District - Building momentum through the Speakers Bureau

    What does The Eliminate Project mean to your district?

    The Eliminate Project is an opportunity to remember our success with IDD and to provide a new generation of Kiwanians with the ability to make a meaningful, lasting impact on the world.

    What is a fun fact that you would like people to know about your district?
    The Alabama District is home to the world's largest club, Birmingham, and the Montgomery club, which is sometimes the second and sometimes the third ...

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  • Kentucky-Tennessee District - Never a better time

    How has involvement in The Eliminate Project helped clubs in your district connect with their communities and improve their community service?

    The Eliminate Project has generated incredible exposure for Kiwanis clubs across the Kentucky Tennessee District. When individuals and organizations see the amazing impact that Kiwanis is making by saving mothers and babies around the world, they find themselves wanting to be part of the energy. As clubs have promoted activities in the newspaper, on the radio, in social media, ...

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