Responding to the COVID-19 crisis

During this time of uncertainty, kids need Kiwanis more than ever. With help from the Kiwanis Children's Fund COVID-19 Response Program, Kiwanis clubs are addressing the most urgent needs of children and families affected by the pandemic. Below, read about the inspirational ways Kiwanians are continuing to serve their communities, with support from the Children's Fund.

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Grants help Kiwanians serve kids during pandemic

The Kiwanis Club of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, buys food for kids during the pandemicThe Kiwanis Club of Cuyahoga Falls in Ohio is just two years old. But when the coronavirus hit, its members were ready to feed children facing food insecurity. With the help of a grant from the Kiwanis Children’s Fund, the club is making sure kids and families don’t go hungry. Learn how the Children’s Fund is helping clubs during the crisis.


Clubs use grants to buy computers for kids

Clubs use grants to buy computers for kidsWhen the COVID-19 pandemic hit, schooling was disrupted for more than 1.5 billion children worldwide. For some students, the transition has been smooth. But nearly 830 million young learners globally lack access to a computer. The Children's Fund is helping Kiwanis clubs tackle the digital divide that has been exposed by the coronavirus.


Grants help clubs deliver hope during crisis

Grants help clubs deliver hope during crisisPoverty is expected to rise worldwide in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, putting even more strain on organizations that serve children and families in need. But Kiwanians are helping. The Kiwanis Club of Kendall-South Dade, Florida, is using a grant from the Kiwanis Children’s Fund to help a food pantry and relief organization that has seen a 500% increase in requests for aid since the pandemic began. Learn how the Children’s Fund is helping this club feed 51 families all this summer.