Partners & Preferred Charities

Key Clubbers further their service by working alongside charities with goals complimenting our Major Emphasis – “Children: their future, our focus.”

Learn More


Thirst Project

“World’s Leading Youth Water Activism Organization”

Thirst Project hopes to educate the next generation by arming students with information about how they can be a part of social change, make a difference and encourage others to join in the effort in ending the global water crisis.

Learn More

Landscape Structures

“Playground Equipment for All”

Landscape Structures (LSI) has joined Kiwanis International as a vision partner to bring play to communities across the globe. LSI is proud to provide high-quality commercial playground equipment and planning consultation services that reflect the high degree of integrity that Kiwanis clubs expect.

Learn More


“Nick is Kids”

Nickelodeon currently presents two major campaigns each year that encourage action in kids globally. Worldwide Day of Play reinforces Nickelodeon’s mission to make the world a more playful place by leading active, playful events across the country. Nickelodeon’s Get Dirty campaign seeks to educate kids, families and teachers about what they can do to help protect the planet in fun, mindful ways.

Learn More

Up With People

“Bringing the World Together”

Up with People strives to develop a sense of social responsibility in their participants through hands-on community service. Service projects are integrated into each city visited during the semester. By volunteering to meet the specific needs of each community, participants develop insight into how different cultures address social and political challenges.

Learn More

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

“To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.”

The Boys & Girls Clubs of America works to positively impact the lives of children and communities nationwide. Kiwanis clubs build an impactful partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America with a focus on mentoring tomorrow’s leaders and providing leadership education.

Learn More

Reading Is Fundamental

“The Leading Voice for Children’s Literacy”

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is a national children’s literacy non-profit organization committed to a literate America. RIF works in communities to inspire a passion for reading among all children in partnership with Kiwanis.

Learn More

Squads Abroad

“Resolving Health, Education and Economic Disparities”

Squads Abroad is a program of Global Brigades, an international non-profit that uniquely implements a holistic model to meet a community’s health and economic goals. Since 2004, this organization has collectively mobilized more than 70,000 international volunteers to help resolve global health and economic disparities around the world.

Learn More

Cause Partner & Preferred Charities

Children’s Miracle Network

“Hospitals Helping Kids”

Members work together by sponsoring fundraising events and conducting service projects at their local children’s hospitals. Contact your local CMN hospital and invite a representative to a club meeting to share ideas and create a partnership.

Learn More

March of Dimes

“Fighting for the Health of All Moms and Babies”

Since the 1940s, Key Clubs have worked with March of Dimes to make a positive impact in the lives of babies everywhere. Today, Kiwanis members continue that culture of service by supporting the March of Dimes all year long by hosting service projects, raising funds and educating communities about the crisis of preterm birth.

Learn More


“For Every Child”

UNICEF is the only organization of the United Nations dedicated exclusively to children. Working with other United Nations bodies, governments and non-governmental organizations, UNICEF helps to provide for children’s needs in more than 150 developing countries through community-based services in primary health care, basic education and safe water and sanitation.

Learn More

Collaborative Partners

Project Happiness

“Empowering people with the resources to create greater happiness with themselves and the world.”

Project Happiness inspires and empowers club members to create greater happiness within themselves and their communities addressing the bullying issue at its core. The Key Club Guide to Project Happiness shares exercises, discussions, games and tools based on Neuroscience, Positive Psychology and Mindfulness to re-wire the brain for happiness. Why does happiness matter? Happier people enjoy life.

Learn More