Kiwanis was organized in 1915 and became International in 1919. The Kiwanis Club of Jacksonville (Downtown Kiwanis) was chartered in May 1951 by Kiwanis International. The Kiwanis family reaches around the world in 98 countries and in all of the United States. Our club operates under bylaws approved by Kiwanis International.
Our support of these organizations allow us to help the youth in our community while bringing us together each week to strategize and implement new youth oriented support projects. Our teamwork. The support generously provided by local businesses we team with and our individual efforts are bringing about positive results through the many youth programs we assist here on the First Coast.
KIWANIS IS A GLOBAL ORGANIZATION OF VOLUNTEERS DEDICATED TO CHANGING THE WORLD ONE CHILD AND ONE COMMUNITY AT A TIME