What is the K-Family?
Key Club International is just one part of the Kiwanis family of service organizations. Kiwanis International, Circle K International, Builders Club, Kiwanis Kids, and Aktion Club also are branches of our family. Adult and youth members form one of the largest and most effective service organizations in the world.
Developing and maintaining good relationships between each branch of the Kiwanis family, as it is popularly known, should be one of the primary objectives of each individual Kiwanis family club and district. We all share a common goal: service. By working together, we can collectively increase the amount of lives we touch through service.
What are the K-Family Branches?
Kiwanis members around the globe have one common goal: to serve the children of the world. Kiwanis advocates this vision every day by providing opportunities to serve for every member of a community through Service Leadership Programs. Through these opportunities, youth and young adults around the world become competent, capable and compassionate leaders.
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Kiwanis Kids (K-Kids)
K-Kids is a student led community service club for elementary students that teaches members the value of helping otheres through participation in community service projects and club activities.
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Nearly 40,000 middle and junior high students in 1,300 clubs in 18 nations contribute service to school and community while developing leadership and people skills. Builders Club members implement pratical service-learning principals as they focus on supporting organizations that focus on the needs of children.
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Circle K International
Circle K International (CKI) is the premiere university service organization in the world sponsored by Kiwanis International. With clubs on more than 550 campuses globally, programming is based upon the tenets of service, leadership, and fellowship.
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Aktion Club members in more than 200 clubs in seven nations allow adults living with disabilities to develop initiative and leadership skills through hands-on service. These adults return to the community the benefits, help, and caring they have received.
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Bring Up Grades (BUG)
BUG is a program designed to provide recognition to students who raise their grades into an acceptable range, and maintain r continue to raise them from one grading period to the next. To obtain a sponsorship tool kit, click here.
Terrific Kids is a student recognition program that promotes character development, self-esteem, and perseverance. Students work with their classroom teacher and establish goals to improve behavior, peer relationships, attendance, or schoolwork. Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive, Capable. To obtain a sponsorship toolkit, click here.