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About Kin Canada

Kin Canada is an all-Canadian service organization made up of dedicated member volunteers who serve their community’s greatest need through hosting and sponsoring events and community service projects. Since its founding, Kin, Kinsmen and Kinette clubs across Canada have contributed more than $1 billion to Canadian communities and disaster relief programs beyond our borders. Find out more about last year’s accomplishments in Kin by the Numbers.

Fast Facts

Kin Canada has close to 500 Kin, Kinsmen and Kinette clubs from coast-to-coast. Clubs typically raise more than $18 million per year; almost $1 million of this is donated to cystic fibrosis research and care, one of our national service projects.
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Founded on February 20, 1920 by Hal Rogers in Hamilton, Ontario, Kin Canada clubs have impacted countless communities in Canada and beyond our borders. Our clubs have evolved and expanded, and now include both men and women aged 19 and up.
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Organizational Structure

Our 11 member Board of Directors define the Association’s vision, policies and purposes based on the membership’s needs. Each of the 470+ clubs, 54 Zones and 8 Districts have an organizational structure to ensure their success.
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Kin Canada Foundation

The Kin Canada Foundation is the official charitable organization of Kin Canada. It assists clubs in serving their communities’ greatest needs through providing funding for certain projects. The Foundation also provides funding to many other Canadian charities.
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Hal Rogers Endowment Fund (HREF)

Our founder, Hal Rogers, recognized the importance of educating our future generations. In memory of Hal, the HREF, through its Kin Canada Bursaries program, provides financial assistance to help students pursue higher learning.
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Contact Us

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