• Iola Love

    Jun 30, 2014

    Iola, Kansas, Kiwanis playground build

    A small Kansas town reveals its caring spirit with a (raindelayed) Kiwanis One Day gift to all its children.

    Ambitious mothers. ...

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  • Focus on youth

    Apr 08, 2014
    Kiwanis focus on youth

    The proof is in the statistics. Of the 4,657 Kiwanis clubs submitting 2012–13 annual reports, more than 80 percent were ...

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  • Surf’s up (again) in New York

    Dec 17, 2013

    A young surfer rides the waves during a Surf for All event.

    The forces of nature can be so unkind sometimes that it often takes forces of kindness to counteract things. Forces ...
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  • Lifting children up from life’s lowest points

    Dec 17, 2013

    Patsy Hill helps Seasons North Shore children through an assignment.

    Patsy Hill is a passionate advocate for children. For the past several years, her Kiwanis club has shared her fervor ...
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  • Saitama starts a new dance tradition

    Nov 18, 2013
    Japanese children dancing

    For one day in busy downtown Saitama, Japan, passersby enjoyed an unexpected interruption to their daily routine, as children put ...

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  • A visit to the blind school

    Oct 01, 2013


    Kiwanis Club of Poznan Koziolki Poznanskie in Poland dedicates time and money to help blind and partially-sighted children realize their ...

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  • Food bank advocates win national challenge

    Aug 20, 2013
    The boys who entered the Lead2Feed challenge and their teacher Ms. Cindy Bowen

    Fostering a love of service in young students is one objective of Kiwanis’ Service Leadership Programs. When one Florida teacher ...

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  • Kiwanian-soldier serves from Djibouti

    Aug 20, 2013
    Hert gives a young girl a book

    “The Oshkosh, Mid-Morning Kiwanis Club recognizes all children, whether they’re located in Wisconsin or Africa. Members understand they live in ...

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  • From student scholars to government leaders

    Aug 20, 2013
    Participants with their elected counterparts

    Young adults often bring a refreshing level of energy and new ideas to organizations. But what happens when that organization ...

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  • French Polynesia celebrates Kiwanis

    Aug 02, 2013
    Children learn how to make puppets

    Trailing a truck flying Kiwanis banners, a parade of children lifts up a colorful troupe of handmade puppets. Each child ...

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  • Guitar gifts

    Jun 29, 2013

    Uncle Raggy with the Hannah Montana guitar

    Dural Ragsdale—or “Uncle Raggy” as he is better known—is a rather unique Kiwanian.

    “I am always on the lookout for ...

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  • Basketball and bonding

    Jun 19, 2013
    Plover Kiwanians at Bowl for Kids' Sake

    Big Brothers Big Sisters is an organization dedicated to using mentors to empower children. So a partnership between the BBBS ...

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  • Caribbean partnership promotes language

    Jun 12, 2013
    The Castries Kiwanis Club with the winners and their teachers

    A casual partnership between two Caribbean Kiwanis clubs, one Anglophone and one Francophone, yielded a committed relationship celebrating their determined ...

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  • Helping hands support a family’s wish

    May 29, 2013

    Luke and Turbo

    Turbo enjoys spending time with his best friend on the bus, at the beach and at home. But Turbo is ...

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  • Funding fun

    Apr 24, 2013

    East Hawaii Kiwanians & their sponsored CKI members at the YMCA

    Some elbow grease and Kiwanis funds are helping the Island of Hawaii YMCA reach even more children this year.

    Contacted ...

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  • Doll delight

    Apr 10, 2013

    Children with dolls in Kenya

    Kiwanis clubs around the world make dolls for children in hospitals. Few are likely prepared to ship them halfway across ...

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  • Puppet presents

    Apr 03, 2013

    Tiny teddy finger puppets

    To most people, a major earthquake that happened in February 2011 seems like old news. But for residents of Christchurch, ...

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  • When sports hurt

    Mar 29, 2013

    While there are a multitude of physical and mental benefits for young athletes, perhaps the biggest single pitfall is sports-related ...

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  • Worms advise: Shop grey

    Mar 08, 2013

    Worm burrowing through a plastic bag

    Some families shop at grocery stores that have the freshest produce. Other shoppers prefer stores with the best coupon deals. ...

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  • Puppet pals

    Mar 01, 2013


    For residents of Christchurch, New Zealand, the memories of a February 2011 earthquake remain vivid and frightening. Takapuna, New Zealand, ...

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