Service

Service is the heart of CKI. Collectively, CKI members perform more than 1 million hours of service on their campuses and in their communities every year. Without service, CKI would be just another campus activity. Through service, college students are making the world a better place.

Service Partners of the Month

  • April: Destination Empowerment - Sexual Assault Awareness Month
    • April 3, 10, 17, 24: Teal Tuesdays
    • April 25: Denim Day
  • August: Students Team Up to Fight Hunger (STUFH)
  • September: UNICEF - The Eliminate Project
  • October: Destination Empowerment - Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • November: March of Dimes - Prematurity Awareness Month
    • November 17: World Prematurity Day (March of Dimes)
  • December: St. Baldrick's Foundation
  • January: Better World Books
  • March: UNICEF - WASH


Important Service Days

    • February 4: World Cancer Day (St. Baldricks)
    • March 2: Dr. Seuss Day (Better World Books)
    • April 23: World Book Day (Better World Books)
    • October 16: World Food Day (STUFH)
    • Last Week of October: CKI Week
    • Fourth Saturday of October: Kiwanis One Day
    • October 31: Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF (UNICEF)

District Service Initiatives

Destination Empowerment

Our aim is to raise awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault throughout the district.

What can your chapter do to get involved?

  1. Participate in our Social Media Campaign #TealTuesdays.
  2. Denim Day- April 25th
  3. Invite your local Prevention Officer to speak to your chapter.
  4. Make Teal Ribbons with stats/facts about Sexual Assault to pass out and help raise awareness on your campus.


STUFH

STUFH (Students Team Up to Fight Hunger) is a U.S. national non-profit organization. Their purpose is to put food in the mouths of those who need it most. The mission of STUFH is to increase the gathering of food at college campuses throughout the country, which will link the hearts and souls of college students with their less-fortunate, hungry neighbors.

International Service Partners

March of Dimes

March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. Founded in 1938 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, the organization's mission has expanded in the years since to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality.

UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund, more commonly known as UNICEF, works in more than 190 countries and territories to improve the lives of children; helping children meet their basic needs and expanding their opportunities to reach their full potential. Across the globe, wherever vulnerable children are struggling to survive, UNICEF is there with medicine, vaccines, clean water, nutrition, and educational opportunities.

Better World Books

Better World Books is an online re-seller of used books. Every time you purchase a book from BetterWorldBooks.com, a book is donated to someone in need. Operating as a social enterprise, Better World Books rewards nonprofit partners for books collected through book drives.

STUFH

STUFH (Students Team Up to Fight Hunger) is a U.S. national non-profit organization. Their purpose is to put food in the mouths of those who need it most. The mission of STUFH is to increase the gathering of food at college campuses throughout the country, which will link the hearts and souls of college students with their less-fortunate, hungry neighbors.

St. Baldrick's Foundation

The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a volunteer-powered charity committed to finding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long, healthy lives.

Up with People

Up with People is a global organization focused on bringing the world together through service and music. The 100-member, student cast participates in meaningful service projects and completes a one-week, community visit with a professionally produced musical group.

The Tomorrow Fund

The Tomorrow Fund is an endowed fund for Circle K International held within the Kiwanis Children's Fund. This fund utilizes the earned interest to awards reimbursement grants to CKI clubs, divisions, and districts for service projects. The fund is established through a portion of CKI member dues, direct donations, and donations from Carthage-Pullman Society memberships, and the donations from Sapphire Circle honorees.

DONATE - Specify in notes that the donation is for the Tomorrow Fund