Preferred Charities

As Kiwanis International Preferred Charities, partnering organizations commit to providing various in-kind promotion and access benefits. In exchange, organizations are recognized as Kiwanis International Preferred Charities, and Kiwanis will encourage local club support via fundraising and service projects.


Our current Preferred Charities:

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

In 2008, Kiwanis International joined in a memorandum of understanding with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to foster, nurture and establish a legacy of serving children—a cornerstone mission for both organizations.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada, is comprised of 100 clubs across the nation. The organization provides a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.
Boy Scouts of America logo
Kiwanis has partnered with Boy Scouts of America to ensure boys, young men and women may grow in character, citizenship responsibility and leadership to achieve their greatest potential.
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Logo  Key Club participates with Children’s Miracle Network by sponsoring fundraising events. Key Club members also participate in service projects at their local children’s hospital.
 March of Dimes Logo Kiwanis International, CKI and Key Club partner with the March of Dimes to give every baby a healthy start. Kiwanis-family members raise thousands of dollars annually through various programs, including its signature event, March for Babies.
 UNICEF US Logo Kiwanis International and its family of clubs joined forces with UNICEF to virtually eliminate iodine deficiency disorders during the Worldwide Service Project for IDD. Now, Kiwanis and UNICEF are partnering again on The Eliminate Project. Our global campaign for children will raise US$110 million by 2015 to reach some of the world’s poorest and most underserved women and children—and help eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus from the planet.