Kiwanis helps kids around the world. We are a community-based organization of men and women volunteers dedicated to supporting youth in our Municipality. Since 1952, we have been part of this global organization dedicated to improving the world, one child and one community at a time. Our Kiwanis club looks out for our community and the Kiwanis international organization takes on large-scale challenges, such as fighting disease and poverty. Our Kiwanis club is generous with its time. We are creative with our ideas. We are passionate about making a difference. And we have fun along the way!
Kiwanis empowers communities to improve the world by making lasting differences in the lives of children. Kiwanis strives to be a positive influence in communities worldwide — so that one day, all children will wake up in communities that believe in them, nurture them and provide the support they need to thrive. Our local Kiwanis club fulfills the Kiwanis mission by serving our community through a number of activities – learn more about that here.
Service is at the heart of every Kiwanis club, no matter where in the world it’s located. Members stage approximately 150,000 service projects and raise nearly US$100 million every year for communities, families and projects. By working together, members achieve what one person cannot accomplish alone.
The six permanent Objects of Kiwanis International were approved by Kiwanis club delegates at the 1924 Kiwanis International Convention in Denver, Colorado. Through the decades, they have remained unchanged.
1: To give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than to the material values of life.
2: To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.
3: To promote the adoption and the application of higher social, business and professional standards.
4: To develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive and serviceable citizenship.
5: To provide, through Kiwanis clubs, a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render altruistic service and to build better communities.
6: To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism and good will.
Are you ready to help create communities that let all children thrive, prosper and grow? It’s pretty easy to do… Contact us today!
The kids in your community and the world are counting on you!
2 days ago
Every year we sponsor the colouring contest - this year's winners picked up their prizes Dec.10 from Kiwanians Peter McConnell, Michael Cassidy and Al McNeil:
Madoc Public School - Lochlyn Cross Grade 3, age 7;
St. Carthagh CS: Taylor McKeown JK age 4;
Tweed Elementary: Greg Doyle Grade 7 age 12, and Lian Doyle Grade 5, age 10.
Thanks Marj Buck for the pics! ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago
On Jan 7, we held the 'Early Bird draw' for the Community Lottery in a virtual format:
First prize: $600.00 Bush Furniture Gift Certificate Matt Baker #333. Seller Jen Baker
Second Prize: $500.00 Jackie Carrington #393. Seller Paul Kite
Thanks to our community for their ongoing support, especially during these times! #tweedkiwanis #KidsNeedKiwanis ... See MoreSee Less
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