Kids need Kiwanis in your community and every community

Kids need Kiwanis

Kids are curious, lovable and hilarious. Kiwanis is looking out for kids in every corner of the globe.

'It's my life's work'

The family faced bankruptcy after their daughter was diagnosed with a mysterious illness. Then they met Kiwanian John Gridley. Not only has he connected the family with life-saving treatment, he gave them hope for the future.

Kiwanis steps in after diagnosis.

Kids count

Kids do so much to help others. Kiwanis is home to the largest youth service programs in the world. Our local clubs programs empower elementary school students, tweens and teens to make an impact through service and leadership.

Take a look at what they can do.
  • An apple a day

    Mar 24, 2017

    An innovative iPad program calms kids before surgery.

    It’s not unusual these days to see kids with their gazes glued to an iPad or smartphone screen. Technology makes ...
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  • Best foot forward

    Mar 23, 2017

    A volunteer checks the fit of a student's new pair of shoes.
    A volunteer checks the fit of a student's new pair of shoes. Photos by Molly Dempsey

    Initially, when Esther Anderson ...

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