What We Do
Kiwanis is a global service organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.
The overall Kiwanis organization was founded in 1915 in Detroit, Michigan. There are currently 240,000 members in 7,700 clubs in 80 countries. The word Kiwanis means ‘We Build’.
The Severna Park Kiwanis is a group of citizens who are committed to improve their community on a local and global level. Since 1955, we have been raising funds to give back to the community.
The Severna Park Kiwanis club also supports and sponsors a variety of Kiwanis-based clubs around the area such as the:
- Severna Park Key Club
- Old Mill Key Club
- Chesapeake Key Club
- North County Key Club
The goal of our club support is improve quality of life through activities promoting health and education as well as to encourage leadership and service among the youth in our area. The Severna Park Kiwanis group has approximately 1,000+ Maryland youth and young adults involved in our Kiwanis-based clubs.
If you are interested in seeing what the Severna Park Kiwanis are all about, please join us at a meeting or Kiwanis sponsored event. Our contact info is below:
High School Senior College Scholarships
Our Kiwanis club raises funds for college scholarships every year through a wine tasting and live jazz fundraiser. It’s a great way on a crisp autumn night to unwind with a wine flight, live jazz and good company!
Key Club Sponsorships
Our Kiwanis club supports Key Club service projects, facilitate the Key Club meetings, provide mentorships and provide college scholarships for the Key Club students. We launched and mentor the first STEM-based Key Club to support the development and implementation of technology and science-based solutions as service projects. Projects include vaccine monitoring systems and tracking and training tools for the American Red Cross. We are currently sponsoring the following Kiwanis Key clubs:
- New Tech Academy at Wayne High School, Fort Wayne
- Homestead High School, Fort Wayne
- Southside High School, Fort Wayne
Kiwanis Builders Club Sponsor
Our Kiwanis club brings in food and treats and recognizes, supports and encourages the kids, through example, so they feel empowered to do great things in their communities. We support Builders Club service projects, facilitate the Builders Club meetings, provide mentorships. We sponsor the following Kiwanis Builders clubs:
- Woodside Middle School, Fort Wayne
Kiwanis Terrific Kids Sponsor
Pizza, certificates, pens and ice cream coupons! We honor student achievement through their deeds and actions at school. We are currently sponsoring the following Kiwanis Terrific Kids clubs: