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To improve the physical, emotional and social lives of young people in our local and global communities.


To fulfill our vision by maintaining a strong membership through fun and fellowship, by undertaking relevant projects that have meaningful community impact, and by drawing on the skills of our members and their passion to make a difference.


The Kiwanis Club of Orillia is now more than 91 years old, founded in June 1924, and boasts a track record of strong community service with a special focus on children. A few examples over recent years are:

  • Kiwanis Children’s Safety Village  – 2016 – 2017 Kiwanis Safety Village Schedule
  • Terrific Kids Program
  • Guitars on Parade – High School Challenge Sponsor
  • Over $100,000 to Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Children’s Oncology Unit
  • $5,000 to Lion’s Oval School for tree planting
  • Twin Lakes Secondary School ‘Adopt a School’ program sponsor
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters High School Basketball Championship
  • Winterfest Event Sponsor
  • Orillia Waterfront Festival volunteers
  • Kiwanis Music Festival – Click Here
  • T-Ball
  • Annual High School Awards/Scholarships
  • North Simcoe County 4-H Sponsors (more than 50 years)
  • Kiwanis Fire Safety Trailer
  • Kiwanis Skate Park
  • Children’s Drug Safety Awareness Program Sponsor
  • Supplied high schools with teaching mannequins
  • $75,000 to Kiwanis Children’s Health Centre
  • $100,000 pledge to OSMH Neonatal ICU Expansion
  • $40,000 to YMCA expansion
  • Atherley Road beautification and walking trail
  • For over 45 years, we have been the Easter Seals Club of Orillia area, assisting many children with badly needed apparatus and equipment

Our Auction is a large component of our fundraising efforts to allow us to complete the above work. We are thankful for the many community-minded people who make this all possible.