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Welcome to the Kiwanis Club of Pasadena.  We are celebrating our 100th Anniversary - 1920-2020

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OUR MOTTO: Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world ONE child and ONE community at a time.

Kiwanis is devoted to the principle of service, to the advancement of individual, community and national welfare, and to the strengthening of international goodwill. Kiwanis membership spans the globe, with nearly 600,000 members in more than 8,600 clubs in 80 nations. To learn more about Kiwanis' programs, Kiwanis' worldwide service project, Kiwanis International Foundation, and the numerous benefits of being a Kiwanian, click on Kiwanis International.




The Kiwanis Club of Pasadena is part of the Cal-Nev-Ha District, Division 10, and was formed in 1920. It is the oldest Kiwanis Club in the city and among the 100 oldest Kiwanis Clubs in the world. Today, the club has around 40 members and the average yearly project expenditures total $28,000.00. Major service projects and organizations supported include:


Kiwanis Club of Pasadena

What We Do

Villa Esperanza Services – we work with this organization to help disabled adults in Pasadena improve their self-esteem and help them to give back to their community through the Aktion Club


Union Station Homeless Services – we prepare, cook, and serve a monthly meal to homeless families at the shelter

Salvation Army – we ring bells each year to raise money for their charity.


Rosemary Children’s Services – we raise money for and provide assistance to this service that cares for foster children and adoption agencies to help children and adults succeed.


Elizabeth House – working with homeless, young mothers and their children through support and hope.

Camperships for Kids – we provide funding to send kids to summer camp who cannot afford to go on their own.  Boys & Girls Club, Ability First and the Salvation Army


Student Awards Program  - We provide annual scholarships to outstanding students from the schools around Pasadena.


Key Clubs that teach leadership skills to students from Marshall High School and La Salle


We offer a “Career Day” where we take the Key Club members to various businesses for the day to learn about different professions and then to a luncheon afterwards to debrief about their experiences.


We have a Circle K Club with Pasadena City College where these students provide community service and learn leadership traits.


Kiwanis Rose Float Project – we assist in preparing this international representation of Kiwanis while also being the host club for the President of Kiwanis International.


Other projects, i.e., Special Olympics, Boy Scouts, etc.


The Kiwanians of Pasadena work together to achieve what one person cannot accomplish alone. Our focus is to make Pasadena a better place to live.


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