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Founded in 1915, Kiwanis International is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis and its family of service clubs, including Circle K International for university students, Key Club for students age 14-18, Builders Club for students age 11-14, K-Kids for students age 6-12 and Aktion Club for adults living with disabilities, annually dedicate more than 18.5 million service hours to strengthen communities and serve children. The Kiwanis International family comprises nearly 558,000 adult and youth members 82 nations.
The Kiwanis Club of Springfield, Massachusetts was one of the first 15 clubs officially chartered in 1916. For over 100 years, the Kiwanis Club of Springfield has been committed to serving the children of our world, raising over $1.5M for community causes and providing tens of thousands of hours of community service.
We meet twice a month, on the first (12PM lunch) and third (6PM dinner) Wednesday at Nathan Bills Restaurant at 110 Island Pond Rd, Springfield, MA.
Our top priority is supporting our Service Leadership Programs. Our Kiwanis Family programs empower local high school, middle school, and elementary school students to help others. Collectively, we sponsor 7 clubs with over 600 students committed to serving their homes, schools, and communities.
Our club's committed members lead and participate a number of service and fundraising projects supporting youth leadership, early childhood education, and food insecurity.