Kiwanis Relations

The Kiwanis Family is composed of Kiwanis, Circle K, Key Club, Builders Club, K-Kids, and Aktion Club. The relationships we build with each branch of the Kiwanis family are extremely important! We strongly encourage Key Clubs in the Illinois-Eastern Iowa District to contact and connect with other organizations in the Kiwanis family. Consider planning an event with your sponsoring Kiwanis Club, mentoring your local Builders Club or K-Kids members, or hosting a service project with an Aktion Club!

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 (Circle K, Key Club, Builders Club, Kiwanis Kids, and Aktion Club). Through these opportunities, youth and young adults around the world become competent, capable and compassionate leaders.

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.

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 practical service-learning principals as they focus on supporting organizations that focus on the needs of children.

K-Kids is a student-led community service club for elementary students that teaches members the value of helping others through participation in community service projects and club activities.

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.