Community Outreach

The Kiwanis Club of Carefree seeks to promote the well-being of its community, primarily through helping children. With projects ranging from scholarships for students to supporting youth service organizations and new programs at schools, Kiwanis makes a profound difference in kids’ lives and throughout the community.

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Over the years, the Kiwanis Club of Carefree has contributed greatly toward the community.  Here are just some of the major projects you may see as you drive through our community, or have had the chance to use on occasion.

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Key Club is a self-governing, student-led organization that is sponsored by Kiwanis of Carefree Club as well as the members and fundraising. Each year, Key Club members elect their student officers for club, district and international boards.

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Kiwanis Service Leadership Programs are leadership and character-building programs hosted in a school or community agency and sponsored by Kiwanis. Service Leadership Programs have existed since the first Key Club was founded in 1925.  Since then, millions of students have been inspired to lead lives of service and significance through programs for all ages.

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2021 Scholarships from Kiwanis Club of Carefree


Kiwanis Carefree offers multiple Scholarships & Merit awards, the number of which in any category vary from year to year. In May of 2021, 23 local high school students were presented a total of $249,000 in various scholarships and merit awards generated from the Kiwanis Foundation.

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