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  • Change the World: Join the Foreign Service

    Read about how the State Department is encouraging Americans to make a difference abroad.

  • Join President Obama in a National Day of Service

    The Presidential Inaugural Committee announces a National Day of Service on January 19, 2013

  • New Report Shows Volunteering and Civic Involvement at Five-Year High

    New research indicates that Americans' commitment to community service has reached a five-year high.

  • First Lady Michelle Obama and Toys for Tots Spread Holiday Cheer

    Mrs. Obama highlights a proud American tradition that is a special part of the holiday season.

  • Giving Tuesday

    A new nationwide effort has been launched to motivate Americans to take action for the common good.

  • Innovation through Service: Lead Growth in Your Communities, for Our Future

    The White House recently recognized the service of our Red Cross, Kiwanis and AmeriCorps Champions of Change. Their work to build resilient communities at home and abroad has empowered individuals to save lives, take action, foster essential organizational relationships and create widespread community networks.

  • Power Behind a Cause

    Brenda Batschelet is an active member of Aktion Club, a Kiwanis service organization for adults with disabilities. Brenda played a large role in the Club's recent participation in Relay for Life in Jefferson, Iowa, serving as the team captain and further developing her leadership skills in the community.

  • Anyone Can Do It

    Emily Lang, a fifth-grade student at Crescent Harbor Elementary School in Oak Harbor, Washington, has always been a "helper." She recently served as President of her school’s K-Kids club, Kiwanis International’s service and leadership program for elementary school students, and has been a girl scout for five years, serving various organizations regularly.

  • The Gift to Make a Positive Change

    Jeffery Woods has dedicated his entire life to serving others as a citizen solider and a community servant. Among the many examples of his service, Jeffery has started a backpack program to support disadvantaged students at an elementary school, assisted citizens and emergency personnel after Hurricane Katrina hit, and helped restore New Orleans, and is an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Ruston, Louisiana.

  • Making Others Smile through Service

    Josie Grant is a high school senior, and the current Capital District Division 9 Lieutenant Governor for Key Club International, the Kiwanis International program for high school students. Josie has been dedicated to serving others in her community, and beyond, her entire life. At age 13, she founded Josie's Smiles for Pediatrics, coordinating donations to the Pediatric Unit and Family Birthplace at Carroll Hospital Center.