Club News

Celebrating Our Charter 100 Year Anniversary - 03/08/2017
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On March 8, 1917 the Kiwanis Club of Toronto was chartered.  Yesterday at the National Club, a large gathering of Kiwanians from the Toronto club and beyond, including special guest Governor Phil Rossy and wife Diane (from the Ottawa Club), celebrated the club's 100th year. 

President Joe Elkerton, shown in the photo, hosted the festivities, including the singing of Happy Birthday (as shown in the photo).

MPP Soo Wong Congratulates Kiwanis Toronto in Legislature - 03/07/2017
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MPP Soo Wong spoke about Kiwanis Toronto's legacy of helping children and youth in Toronto for the past 100 years. See MPP Wong's statement here

100 in 100 Grants Application Launched - 02/17/2017
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2017 marks the Kiwanis Club of Toronto’s 100th Anniversary.  To celebrate, we are awarding 100 grants to 100 Toronto-based charities that are helping children and youth - each with a value of $2500. 

All successful applicants will also be eligible to apply for our Community Achievement Award of $40,000.


Deadline for Submission - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

100 Awards Announcement - Thursday, May 25, 2017.  Notified winners will be able to then apply for the Community Achievement Award.

All successful recipients will be invited (and get a free ticket!) to attend the Presentation Gala and Community Achievement Award announcement - Thursday, September 21, 2017  (at the...

Toronto Kiwanis Turns 100 in 2017 - 07/26/2016
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What a great year to Join Kiwanis!  We're going to be having some fun in 2017 celebrating our 100th birthday, and Toronto Kiwanis will be hosting a number of events and activities - so either stay tuned or get involved in the planning and implementation!


Toronto Kiwanis Welcomes Ndaba Mandela to Toronto - 06/30/2016
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Toronto Kiwanis was the presenting sponsor at this special and historic evening at which Ndaba Mandela, Nelson Mandela’s grandson and the ambassador to the family name was in Canada for the first time to share his grandfather’s story of hope and youth empowerment at a gala event on June 30.

Ndaba also addressed the critical issue of how education and interconnectivity leads to employment in all areas – from the largest universities, to the smallest local schools. Ndaba regularly educates audiences on how to apply the tools it takes to realize his grandfather’s eternal message of the importance of education in one’s life.

Ndaba Mandela carries the lineal message of...