Who we are...

About Kiwanis:

Kiwanis is a global organization of more than 600,000 volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis members don't just do service - they have fun. Members make new friends and participate in social events. Kiwanis clubs also provide excellent networking opportunities for professionals. members can meet new people from all over their region and the world through service projects, fundraising and by attending district and international conventions. service is at the heart of every Kiwanis club, no matter where in the world it's located.

Kiwanis members stage nearly 150,000 service projects, devote more than 18,500,000 hours of service and raise more than $100,000,000.00 every year for communities, families and projects. Key Club members pitch in 12,000,000 hours of service each year, and CKI members another 500,000 hours of service! Aktion Club members donate another 92,000 hours of service every year.

The Objects of Kiwanis:

The six permanent Objects of Kiwanis International were approved by Kiwanis club delegates at the 1929 Convention in Denver, Colorado. Through the succeeding decades, they have remained unchanged.

  • Object 1 - To give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than to the material values of life.
  • Object 2 - To encourage the daily living of the Golden rule in all human relationships.
  • Object 3 - To promote the adoption and the application of higher social, business, and professional standards.
  • Object 4 - To develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive, and serviceable citizenship.
  • Object 5 - To provide, through Kiwanis clubs, a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render altruistic service, and to build better communities.
  • Object 6 - To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism, and goodwill.