When Melissa Bynum attended her first Kiwanis International convention in 2022, she heard a lot about the Kiwanis causes: health and nutrition, education and literacy, and youth leadership development. The “literacy” concept particularly caught her attention.
Arizona auction has raised millions for kids
Going once. Going twice. Sold! For 75 years, those words have been representative of a fundraising tradition for the Kiwanis Club of Prescott, Arizona, U.S. In that time, the club’s annual auction has helped support children and families in the area — raising more than US$4 million in the past 50 years alone.
5 tips for a strong club
The Roanoke Kiwanis Club in Virginia, U.S., has served kids in its community for 102 years, and its membership roster is 150 — making it the largest Kiwanis club in the Capital District. Clearly, the club has found a formula for success.
Scholarships for at-risk students
California Kiwanis clubs offer an alternate path to success for high school seniors.
How we reach recruits
From Two For Two to SLPs, the Kiwanis Club of Kewanee, Illinois, has several ways to recruit people.
An inclusive day of play in Barbados
The Kiwanis Pride of Barbados Club offers fun for kids of all abilities.
Free bike helmets for small-town kids
A multiyear Kiwanis project between Iceland and Canada bridges over 2,700 miles.
Virginia Kiwanis club opens three Little Free Libraries
Kiwanis partnerships that support literacy and learning helped make students part of the project.
Teen theater troupe connects with student audiences
Plays tackle tough topics with Kiwanis support.
Teaching kids to fish
Children and their families enjoy a timeless activity thanks to Illinois Kiwanians.