• Key Clubbers break records

    Key Club members support The Eliminate Project at ICON 2014
    Key Clubbers did it! They broke another record, raising more than US$15,000 during this year’s Key Club International Convention in Anaheim, California. Those funds will help save or protect more than 8,300 lives. The efforts also put The Eliminate Project in the headlines. As the Orange County Register reported “Much of the convention focused on The Eliminate Project, a campaign dedicated to eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus.”

    Key Clubbers truly demonstrated what it means to put the fun into fundraising. ...

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  • CKI members, clubs and district unite to save lives

    Attendees at CKIx 2014 supports The Eliminate Project

    A week-long celebration of service, leadership, and fellowship during CKIx in Nashville, Tenn., in June yielded awareness and more than US$1,100 for The Eliminate Project.

    The 300+ members who attended went above and beyond for The Eliminate Project, making more than 40 fleece blankets for the Hope Clinic and the March of Dimes, creating coloring books for a local hospital, taking selfies in the photo booth, dressing up in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF costume boxes for the Dance and participating in ...

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  • What to share

    The Eliminate Project campaign video - 2014

    2015 is the year the Kiwanis family will celebrate success and commemorate 100 proud years of history. What better time to make history?

    Maternal and neonatal tetanus still threatens lives in 24 countries. Women, babies and families in those countries need the Kiwanis family to reach out and help. How will you respond to the challenge? How proud will you be of the part you played when the Kiwanis family makes history?

    It’s time to be part of our monumental ...

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  • Hot summer fundraising ideas

    Fundraising ideas
    Summer is nearly gone, but you can still support The Eliminate Project. Before the season blazes by, take advantage of the great outdoors and organize an activity that brings your friends, family and community together to help Kiwanis eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus.
    1. Clean cars. A car wash is a tried-and-true cool choice because any size group can make a profit. Charge extra to polish rims or vacuum interiors and give driver-donors a brochure about The Eliminate Project to ...

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  • Serving the children of the world

    Wir dienen den Kindern der Welt


    Der Kiwanis-Club Linz-Stifter in Österreich hat zugesagt, ein 100K-Club zu werden und zu helfen, über 55.000 Frauen und ihre zukünftigen Babys zu schützen oder zu retten. Durch diese Zusage ist dies der erste 100K-Club in Europa. Lesen Sie mehr über die große Fundraising-Veranstaltung des Clubs und über seine Motivation, Das Eliminate-Projekt zu unterstützen.

    Warum sind die Club-Mitglieder motiviert, Mütter und Babys zu schützen?

    Wir leben nach dem Kiwanis-Motto „Den Kindern der Welt dienen“ und ...

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  • Celebrating the halfway point and 33 million lives saved

    The 2014 Eliminate Project walk at the Kiwanis International convention
    The 99th Annual Kiwanis International convention in Chiba, Japan provided a wonderful opportunity to reunite with Kiwanis friends from around the world as well as make new friends. It was also a time to celebrate our continued progress with The Eliminate Project, including surpassing the halfway point.

    As of July 16, 2014, the Kiwanis family and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF have raised more than US$60.9 million in cash and pledges. These funds will save or protect at least 33.8 ...

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  • Single largest gift propels The Eliminate Project past the halfway point

    Taiwan makes US$7 million pledge


    The Kiwanis family is US$7 million closer to protecting the connection between 61 million women and babies thanks to a new district-wide commitment from Taiwan. Campaign Chairman Randy DeLay announced the exciting news during the opening session of the 99th Annual Kiwanis International Convention in Japan on July 17.

    The incredibly generous US$7 million commitment from Taiwan—the single largest commitment to date—and an exciting new partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) helped propel The Eliminate Project past ...

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  • What to share

    Through The Eliminate Project, the Kiwanis family will change the world. We will raise US$110 million to save or protect millions of women and their future babies from maternal and neonatal tetanus—and protect the connection that this deadly disease destroys.

    Last month, Kiwanis members celebrated the amazing successes for Europe and The Eliminate Project during the 2014 KI-EF convention. Here is a glimpse of what they experienced in Annecy. Share this photo album with your club and district so they ...

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  • Worldwide Report Day VI was a great success!

    On July 1, The Eliminate Project campaign team rallied together for the sixth Worldwide Report Day—highlighting district and worldwide efforts to save women and babies from maternal and neonatal tetanus.

    Originally, I was not planning to be part of these reporting calls, but it was truly an honor to take part in Worldwide Report Day VI. I appreciate all of Randy’s hard work and accomplishments leading up to this big day, and it was my pleasure to step in and ...

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  • Lead and Major Gifts - Protecting the connection

    The Lead and Major Gifts Committee is committed to raise more than US$14 million for The Eliminate Project and help save or protect nearly 8 million women and their future babies. To date, our Committee has raised US$6.8 million. We continue to focus on increasing our total number of Lead and Major Gifts and documenting our verbal and pending gifts. Our committee members from around the gobe are dedicated to educating fellow Kiwanians about the devasting effects of tetanus and ...

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  • New Zealand-South Pacific District - Support our global commitment to help children

    The New Zealand South Pacific District continues to raise funds for The Eliminate Project. A great example of our success is New Caledonia (div. 6), which raised US$5,000 last month.

    As part of Kiwanis International, it's a duty for all districts to contribute to The Eliminate Project, and it gives clubs an opportunity to support a global commitment to benefit children and mothers. I encourage you to participate…at any level: honor your club president with a Presidential Zeller, set donation ...

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  • Minnesota-Dakotas District - A fun way to support the campaign


    The Minnesota-Dakotas District found a fun way to garner donations for The Eliminate Project. Every time meetings are held with a visiting Governor, our hosts hold a silent auction with proceeds benefiting The Eliminate Project.

    Kiwanis members and clubs in Minnesota-Dakotas will continue to focus on securing Model Clubs to meet our district goal, to save lives and to help eliminate MNT from the face of the Earth.

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  • Cal-Nev-Ha District - 100 is the magic number



    The CNH District is energized for the last 12 months of fundraising for The Eliminate Project. We are focused on getting more Model Club pledges, moving toward 100 percent of clubs giving and 100 percent focus on The Eliminate Project at our upcoming district convention in San Diego. We are rockin' n rollin' into 2015!

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  • Did you know…



    We have less than 12 months remaining in our campaign? What we do in the coming months will impact families in the 24 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 the last round of updates.

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  • Illinois-Eastern Iowa District - Our anniversary gift to the world

    The Illinois–Eastern Iowa District is committed to the success of The Eliminate Project and encourages Kiwanians all over the world to do the same. As an organization we are committed to serving the children of the world. We believe that every child has a right to life, and a right to reach their fullest potential. Kiwanians have made a difference in our local communities and the world since 1915. Please be a part of our 100th anniversary gift to the ...

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  • Pacific Northwest District - Difference maker for moms and babies





    Whether born in a western nation or a third world country, every child deserves a healthy start to life. The entire PNW family is proud to be working together to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus from the world.

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  • Texas-Oklahoma District - United for a common goal




    Kiwanis clubs and members should support The Eliminate Project because, not only does it represent responding to our motto of Serving the Children of the World, it also presents an opportunity to work together for a common goal.

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  • Indiana District - Counting on you



     

    The Eliminate Project is your chance to help repair our world. Search your heart. Understand the urgency to save lives and do your part. Moms and babies are counting on us.

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  • Kansas District - United in service


    The Kansas District is a family united in service to increase fundraising efforts in 2015. They will be assuring that every effort will be made while doing the Kiwanis way of fundraising to educate the public and broaden their support to eliminate the terrible effects of the tetanus disease. They plan to put it all together to celebrate reaching and surpassing their District goals in 2015.

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  • Nebraska-Iowa District - Lighting the way

    Lincoln, Neb., and the five primary Kiwanis clubs located there have set a strong example for our district. Four of the five clubs have pledged to be Model Clubs or higher: One club is a 250K club; three are Model Clubs; and the fifth club is considering a Model Club pledge. Lincoln is truly leading the way toward tetanus-free births around the world in the Nebraska-Iowa District. They have pledged to raise $415,551 from their 321 members, which is nearly ...

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  • Did you know…

    The World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced that Madagascar eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus? Our efforts are working in countries all around the world.

    Cambodia scheduled its validation survey for the fourth quarter of 2014, and Equatorial Guinea, Mauritania and the Philippines will conduct pre-validation assessments in 2014.

    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 - First district to exceed US$3 million

    On May 8, the Greensboro Kiwanis Club celebrated surpassing their 100K Club pledge. During the meeting, Royce and Jane Reynolds, pictured with club president Greg Williams and district coordinator Elizabeth Tezza, were honored by the club with a recognition certificate for the more than 6,250 lives they have saved or protected with their significant contribution to The Eliminate Project.

    The Carolinas District recently became the first Kiwanis district to exceed US$3 million in gifts and pledged raised for The Eliminate ...

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  • Georgia District - Pacesetter for Kiwanis

    The East Cobb Kiwanis Club is an outstanding club in the Georgia District. The club decided to become a Model Club with 10 members and made a pledge of $7,500. To date, the club has raised $45,177.37 and is recognized in the Global Service Society at the Diamond Level. Each member in the club is passionate about the project and believes he or she has an obligation to save as many mothers and babies as possible. The club uses the ...

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  • Alabama District - Doing the right thing

    In the Alabama district the Kiwanis Club of Tuscaloosa continues to champion The Eliminate Project. The club keeps the project in the forefront by reporting on progress at each meeting and by implementing fundraisers specifically for The Eliminate Project. One fundraiser was to offer each club member a baby bottle to take home to fill with change. The club is a leader in the District by encouraging other clubs to participate and by making a Model Club pledge.

    Why should ...

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  • Kentucky-Tennessee District - Improving the world, one child at a time

    The Kiwanis Club of Alcoa Tennessee is located at the foot of the Great Smokey’s mountains. The club has a distinct history of stepping up to the plate and going to bat for local and international campaigns to help children. When The Eliminate Project began, the club immediately sprang into action by placing small buckets at each table during weekly meetings. The buckets allowed members to place pocket change and other monies for the distinct purpose of protecting lives from ...

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