How We Serve

Left: Canby Kiwanis donated $50,000 to sponsor the children's area of the new Canby Public Library. Right: By early 2018, more than 500 children ages birth until their 5th birthday had been enrolled in Canby Kiwanis Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.

Canby Kiwanis Club provides funds and volunteers for many civic, service and charitable projects. These include:

    • Food baskets to more than 400 families and toys for more than 1,100 children each December
    • Dolly Parton's Imagination Library for kids from birth until age 5 who live in the Canby School District
    • Scholarships to high school seniors
    • Kiddie Capers Parade
    • Boy Scouts & Cub Scouts
    • Major support for 4H/FFA through the Junior Livestock Auction at County Fair
    • High school graduation parties
    • Sponsored service clubs at Canby's high school and middle school (Key Club & Builders Club)
    • Terrific Kids program for elementary school students
    • Youth sports and music programs
    • Blood drives
    • Doernbecher Children’s Cancer Program / Mustang raffle sales
    • SIGN international fracture care implant program
    • Bicycle rodeos
    • Child Abuse Summit training program
    • Kiwanis Mount Hood Camp scholarships
    • The Dougy Center, Youth Music Project, and many, many more

A few benefits of being a Kiwanis member:
    • The opportunity to work on projects that benefit the children of our community and of the world
    • The opportunity to serve the civic and educational needs of our community
    • Weekly speakers on issues of importance to our community
    • The opportunity to work with business and community leaders
    • The opportunity to enjoy fellowship and to establish lasting friendships
    • Membership in a respected worldwide service organization.

Kiwanis International was founded in 1915 in Detroit, and its world headquarters is now in Indianapolis. Kiwanis has nearly 600,000 youth and adult members worldwide in 82 nations and territories. Learn more at