Kiwanis International Foundation, Inc.

Rating: 5 stars   1 review

Issues: Children & Youth, Philanthropy

Location: 3636 Woodview Trace Indianapolis IN 46268 USA

Mission: The mission of the Kiwanis International Foundation is to assist Kiwanis International in serving the children of the world.
Programs: The purpose of the Kiwanis International Foundation, of which every Kiwanian is a member, is to provide financial assistance to Kiwanis service programs that agree with and support the objectives of Kiwanis International.  The purpose is achieved by making financial grants to Kiwanis International, Kiwanis family-sponsored programs, and to Kiwanis service programs whose scope is beyond the means of individual Kiwanians, Kiwanis clubs, local club foundations, Kiwanis districts, or district foundations.  Priority is given to programs involving young children and sponsored by Kiwanis family organizations; capital improvement requests are not considered.

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Rating: 5 stars  

The Kiwnais International Foundation's mission is to serve the children of the world. Kiwanis International Foundation has done far more than that over the years by actually saving lives and by changing the world in so doing. The Foundation raised over 100 million dollars to eradicate Iodine Deficiency Disorder (IDD) around the world. IDD caused physical deformities and severe mental deficiencies translating into the births of millions of individuals who were unable to care for themselves and who then became burdens on society. By succesfully eradicating IDD around the world Kiwanis International Foundation in partnership with UNICEF changed the course of history. Individuals who might have been born in need of society's help were instead born with the ability to provide for themselves and their communites and families.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the form of helping to provide scholarships to high school and college students in the Capital District.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Simplify the metnods and options for giving

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

Focus and hone our mission and broadcast our results.

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

Absolutely! I have met incredible people who carfe about their community and about the future.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Empowered

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