Kiwanis of North Gwinnett

Serving the Community Since 1939

Meetings every Tuesday at Noon at
Buford Community Center
2200 Buford Hwy (directions)

President: Phil Olsen
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Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time.

Kiwanis Name

The name “Kiwanis” means “we trade” or “we share our talents.” It was coined from an American Indian expression, Nunc Kee-wanis.

Global Results

In the 1990's Kiwanis Members and clubs contributed more than $80 million toward the global elimination of iodine deficiency disorders (IDD), the leading preventable cause of mental retardation. Today, Kiwanis fights a new battle. The Eliminate Project started in 2011, and with a goal of raising $110 million, Kiwanis together with UNICEF, is working towards eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT), a deadly disease that steals the lives of nearly 60,000 innocent babies and a significant number of women each year.

Membership

About 8,000 clubs in 96 countries
More than 260,000 adult members
Approximately 320,000 youth

Mission

To serve children of the world.

Service

Each year, clubs:
Sponsor nearly 150,000 service projects.
Raise more than $107 million.

Global Results

Members and clubs have contributed more than $80 million toward the global elimination of iodine deficiency disorders (IDD), the leading preventable cause of mental retardation.