Southport - Oak Island
Serving the Children of the World
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The Southport Oak Island Kiwanis Club was chartered as one of 7,700 clubs in 80 countries in 1994.  Our motto is "Improving the world, one child and one community at a time".


CURRENTLY WE:

  • Carry out 31 district, on-going service projects/programs within Brunswick County.
  • Perform more than 13,000 hours of community service each year.
  • Raise more than $90,000 annually to support the youth of Brunswick County and the world.
  • Award $25,000 in scholarships yearly.
  • Purchase and deliver books sto county childhood development centers to support early childhood reading programs.
  • Touch the lives of thousands of children through programs, tutoring, mentoring, academic recongition, career counseling, leadership development, character building, nutrition, foster care support, and health care.
  • Drive more than 28,000 miles and deliver more than 10,000 hot meals to home-bound seniors each year.
  • Are workinng through the Kiwanis Eliminate Project to "eliminate" Maternal and Neo-Natal Tetanas (NMT)" to save thousands of lives among mothers and their babies in developing counries.
  • Were named by the Brunswick County Board of Education to the North Carolina School Borads Association 2013 Business & Nonprofit Honor Roll.
  • Were recognized by Kiwanis Internationa as a "Distinguished Club" for the 15th consecutive year in 2015.
RECENT AWARDS RECEIVED
 
  • 2015 Children & Youth Service Award - The American Legion, Department of North Carolina
  • 2013-2014 Appreciation for Support Award - Brunswick County Early College High School
  • 2015 Recognition and Appreciation fro Outstanding Assistance Which Contributed to the Advancement of The American Legion Programs and Activities - Richard H. Stewart Jr. American Legion Post #543
  • Outstanding Volunteeer Award for BSRI Meals on Wheels Program - Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc.