- To GIVE primacy to the human and spiritual rather than to the material values of life.
- To ENCOURAGE the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.
- To PROMOTE the adoption and the application of higher social, business and professional standards.
- To DEVELOP, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive and serviceable citizenship.
- To PROVIDE, through Kiwanis clubs, a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render altruistic service and to build better communities.
- To COOPERATE in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism and goodwill.
"Serving the Children of the World"
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time.
Kiwanis will be a positive influence in communities worldwide...So that one day, all children will wake up in communities that believe in them, nurture them and provide the support they need to thrive.
Kiwanis’ global network includes a dynamic family of clubs, individual supporters, alumni, donors, NGO partners and corporate sponsors. Every community around the world has an opportunity to participate in or benefit from a Kiwanis experience. Based on a legacy of service, our global network is dedicated to building community and improving lives by providing opportunities for service, fellowship, leadership and philanthropy according to local needs, cultures and member interests.
Objects of Kiwanis
The six permanent Objects of Kiwanis International were approved by Kiwanis club delegates at the 1924 Kiwanis International Convention in Denver, Colorado. Through the decades, they have remained unchanged.
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