Mission: The exempt purposes of the kiwanis club of christiansburg are to promote the adoption and application of higher social, business, and professional standards and to develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive, and serviceable citizenship through programs of education and service to the youth of our community.
Programs: Educational assistance provided to local schools and students, including assistance provided for college scholarships, sponsorship of extra curricular activities in furtherance of educational and social development of students, participants, and the team concept. Sponsorship of students attending boys/girls state, after prom, key club, and circle k.
christmas party for children as identified by the school system employees as children in need of assistance with clothing, toys and other basic needs. Meal provided with program of music and fellowship with family and community of support. Assistance provided for purchases of school supplies and clothing for needy children in local elementary schools. Backpack program of assistance to preschool children of the head start program providing healthy snacks for weekend consumption and other assistance with nutritional needs. Children's programs of various descriptions which promote the health, education and general welfare of youth.
direct assistance to christiansburg recreation center to sponsor baseball teams travel to state tournaments and to continue our sponsorship of programs of physical education and fellowship. Also, direct expenses of maintaining and preserving kiwanis park recreational facilities. Other support for athletic competition and physical activities promoting health, a positive self-image and the team concept for youth and the general public.
assistance provided to big brother/big sisters, ida of new river valley and other local non-profits with programs which are in accordance with our stated objectives. Participation in kiwanis international projects to eliminate diseases in third world nations. Finally, expenses of weekly meetings and district and international dues.