Who We Are

TENETS

Our three tenets are the core of who we are - the three things that define us most succinctly.

MISSION

Developing college and university students into a global network of responsible citizens and leaders with a lifelong commitment to service.

VISION

To be the leading global community-service organization on college and university campuses that enriches the world one member, one child and one community at a time.

MOTTO

Live to Serve, Love to Serve.

OBJECTS

The objects of this organization shall be:

  • To emphasize the advantages of the democratic way of life;
  • To provide the opportunity for leadership training in service;
  • To serve on the campus and in the community;
  • To cooperate with the administrative officers of the educational institutions of which the clubs are a part;
  • To encourage participation in group activities;
  • To promote good fellowship and high scholarship;
  • To develop aggressive citizenship and the spirit of service for improvement of all human relationships;
  • To afford useful training in the social graces and personality development; and

To encourage and promote the following ideals:

  1. To give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than to the material values of life;
  2. To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships;
  3. To promote the adoption and the application of high social, business and professional standards;
  4. To develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive, and serviceable citizenship;
  5. To provide through Circle K clubs a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render altruistic service, and to build better communities; and
  6. To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism, which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism and goodwill.


CKI PLEDGE

I pledge to uphold the Objects of Circle K International, to foster compassion and goodwill towards others through service and leadership, to develop my abilities and the abilities of all people, and to dedicate myself to the realization of mankind's potential.