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About Kiwanis

The TRADITION ...

Founded in 1915 in Detroit, Michigan and currently headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, Kiwanis International is a thriving organization of service-minded men and women who respond to the unique needs of their community and address community and world issues by . . .

SERVING THE CHILDREN OF THE WORLD

Grand Rapids North Kiwanis is committed to our community and the needs of the children of Greater Grand Rapids.

The PURPOSE ...

Sponsoring and participating in programs that provide the children of the Grand Rapids area with opportunities to develop scholastic, artistic and leadership skills. The needs of our children are constantly changing. Therefore our job is to recognize and develop projects and support that meets those needs.

The REWARDS ...

Kiwanis is the place for you IF YOU:

  • Believe children are the future and you want to reach out to kids in need.
  • Want better lives for all children.
  • Desire insight into local and state issues.
  • Value the community and the development and enrichment of all children in the greater Grand Rapids area and beyond.

The COMMITMENT ...

A Kiwanis commitment is build on your desire and willingness to serve your community and renewed because of the gratification you will find in serving others. The COMMITMENT to:

  • MEMBERSHIP to a service-minded organization.
  • TIME to attend weekly meetings and a few hours service per month to volunteering or money making projects.
  • MONETARY donation for annual dues and weekly meals billed to each member quarterly.

The CHALLENGE

Join Kiwanis . . . Help Us Help Children!