Important year-end gift reminders

Kiwanis International, including the Kiwanis Children’s Fund office, will close for a holiday break beginning Friday, December 21, 2018, at 4:45 pm EST. The team will be back on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. If you need immediate assistance during this break, please contact Lora Hoover, director of development, at +1-317-691-1876 or

Online gifts
IRS guidelines require online credit card transactions to be completed by 11:59 p.m. December 31, 2018 (based on the time zone in which the gift is made) in order for those gifts to count toward 2018 tax deductibility. Use our secure online donation form to make your gift online.

Phoned-in credit card gifts
Phoned-in credit card gifts must be received by 12 p.m. (Eastern Time), December 19, 2018. To make a gift by phone, call 1-800-KIWANIS, ext 236. Please have your credit card number, expiration date, and daytime telephone number ready. After 12 p.m. on December 19, please use the online giving form.

Mailed checks
If you prefer, you can send a gift by mail. All mailed gifts must be postmarked by December 31, 2018. Mail this gift form and check to:

Kiwanis Children's Fund
P.O. Box 6457 - Dept. #286
Indianapolis, IN 46206 USA

Individual Retirement Accounts
*Note: Some deadlines may have changed. Check here for the most up to date information.
Learn more about IRA withdrawals for charities here and feel free to contact us with questions at 1-800-KIWANIS, ext. 254.

Corporate matching gifts
Many companies will match their employees' charitable gifts with one of their own. Find out if your employer will match donations here