Kiwanis is all about making a real difference for kids right here in Washington, D.C. We're on a mission to create positive, long-lasting changes in children's lives. Our aim? To see every child in D.C. wake up in a community that has their back, believes in them, and helps them thrive.LEARN MORE
“Working in the SMYAL pride booth was an incredible and eye-opening experience. Visitors were impressed with the services SMYAL provides and spoke of how valuable they are for the community. I’m proud our Kiwanis Club can help SMYAL continue this work.”
“I loved participating in the June backpack project for Garfield Elementary School. It is so important that our students have support and important resources year-round - especially during the summer, outside of the regular school schedule.”
"Serving with City Blossoms is always such a pleasure! The staff are incredibly knowledgeable and passionate. Rain or shine, I love getting a little dirty and contributing to a garden that provides food, fun, education, and community to our neighbors."
"Talk about a court comeback! We rocked the Harrison Basketball Court re-opening with basketballs and gift cards for youth, as well as snacks and water during the tournament. A big shoutout to The U Street Neighborhood Association for the epic partnership."
The Kiwanis Club of Washington, D.C., founded in 1917, is a community-led service organization committed to making a positive impact in our nation's capital. With a rich history of service and a strong network of volunteers, we work to create lasting change and brighter futures for children in the District of Columbia. Join us in our mission so that every child in our community has the opportunity to thrive and live up to their full potential.