One Child, One Community at a Time

The Appleton-Fox Cities Kiwanis club was chartered in 1972 and is part of Kiwanis International, a global community of clubs, members and partners dedicated to improving the lives of children one community at a time.

Our club is a snapshot of our community, with members from all walks of life and at every step of the career ladder. We are unified in our belief that children and their communities benefit from the efforts of a proficient group of caring and involved volunteers.

The club meets once a week and offers an atmosphere of fun, learning, and fellowship. In addition to attending the meetings, the typical Kiwanian volunteers to assist with club service projects throughout the year.

Local community events we sponsor:

  • Fox Cities Kidz Expo (Spring)
  • Fox Cities Butterfly Festival (June)
  • Appleton Old Car Show (July)
  • Golf FORE Children (August)

More About Kiwanis

Each community has different needs, and Kiwanis empowers members to pursue creative ways to serve the needs of children, such as fighting hunger, improving literacy and offering guidance.

Kiwanis also plays a special role in developing future generations of leaders. 

  • K-Kids clubs at the elementary school level
  • Builders Clubs in middle school and junior highs
  • Key Clubs in high schools
  • Circle K clubs at the collegiate level 

All are Kiwanis organizations that teach community service and leadership skills to young people. In addition, AKtion Clubs are made up of adults with mental and physical disabilities who enthusiastically perform service to help others.

Founded in Detroit, Michigan in 1915, Kiwanis International is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.