Key Clubbers further their service by working alongside charities with goals complimenting our Major Emphasis - “Children: their future, our focus.” In service projects like The ELIMINATE Project or Trick or Treat for UNICEF, members are given opportunities to work actively with UNICEF and other preferred charities on a local scale to make a global impact.
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
"Together we save kids’ lives."
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) is a nonprofit organization that raises money to benefit hospitalized kids while increasing awareness of its member hospitals. All CMN Hospitals contributions directly benefit hospitals, helping to purchase up-to-date equipment, train staff, conduct life-saving research, implement outreach programs and provide health care for children whose parents can’t afford to pay.
Click here to learn more: http://childrensmiraclenetworkhospitals.org/
March of Dimes
"A fighting chance for every baby."
The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. March of Dimes was founded by our 32nd President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, in the fight against polio. After the discovery of the polio vaccine, March of Dimes focused their efforts to improve the health of babies and has been successful with the help and enthusiasm of many grassroots volunteers.
Click here to learn more: http://marchofdimes.org/
"United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund"
UNICEF, the only organization of the United Nations dedicated exclusively to children,works with other United Nations bodies, governments and non-governmental organizations to assist in children’s needs through community-based services in primary health care, basic education, and safe water and sanitation in more than 150 developing countries. UNICEF shares the Kiwanis family’s global commitment to children and has provided its extensive resources and leadership to assist in the Worldwide Service Project to virtually eliminate Iodine Deficiency Disorder (IDD) from the globe.
Click here to learn more: http://unicef.org/
The Thirst Project
"The world's largest youth water organization"
Our mission is simple: Build a socially-conscious generation of young people who END the global water crisis. We do this by educating students about it and activating them to rock the clean water cause & build real water projects all over the world. Why Water? Health and Sanitation: Waterborne diseases kill more children every single year than AIDS, Malaria, and all world violence combined. Small children typically do not have strong enough immune systems to fight diseases like cholera, dysentery, or schistosomiasis.
Click here to learn more: http://thirstproject.org/