The mission of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Racine is to enhance the community with an emphasis on enhancing the lives and futures of its children.  When you give a child a chance to learn, experience, dream and succeed, great things will happen.

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Racine is involved in many community activities. Its biggest event is the annual Pancake Day which takes place on the first Saturday in May. This event is not only a fun activity for the community and for the Kiwanians, it also is the sole fund raising activity for the club. Funds raised through this event are used to provide scholarships and to provide grants to various child centered groups and activities through out the year. The members of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Racine also provide bimonthly dinner meals at the HALO homeless shelter. Along with other Kiwanis clubs in Racine, we are responsible for the Christmas Lights Display at the Racine Zoo each winter. Each week at noon on Wednesday the club meets at the United Methodist Church , 745 Main Street, Racine. During those lunch meetings, members plan future activities and listen to presentations from invited speakers. The club is always looking for new members who share the club’s commitment to children and to the community.


Founded in 1915 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.

Kiwanis is the place for you if you:

Believe children are the future.

Take pride in your community and want to make it better.

Want to reach out to those in need.

Enjoy meeting new people.

Because Kiwanis members:

Improve communities one child at a time.

Build enduring friendships.

Better the lives of children.

Participate in fun and fellowship.

Sharpen leadership skills.

Develop business contacts.

Gain insight to local and international issues.

Attain a greater appreciation of their own talents and successes.


Kiwanis Mailing Address: Post Office Box 563, Racine, WI 53403

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