Mission, Vision, Values
Founded by Hal Rogers on Feb. 20, 1920, Kin Canada is the nation's largest all-Canadian service club organization. Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin clubs across the country work to better their communities, enhance the well-being of Canadians and improve the environment. The Association boasts a proud history dedicated to fostering life-long friendships while ‘Serving the Community’s Greatest Need.’
Serving the Community's Greatest Need.
Volunteer members impacting Canadian communities through service, leadership, fellowship, and personal development.
To be Canada's National Service Organization.
Excellence, Pride, Integrity, Inclusiveness, Compassion.
Over 6,000 members belong to over 400 Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin clubs across Canada.
More Than $1 Billion Raised
Since our founding in 1920, Kin Canada clubs have donated more than $1 billion to Canadian causes, communities and individuals in need, as well as to disaster relief efforts beyond our borders.
What We Do
Clubs perform a wide variety of local fundraising and service projects. Each club assesses their community’s greatest need to determine what projects to undertake and how to distribute funds raised within the local community.
Kin Canada has been a partner in the fight against cystic fibrosis since 1964. During this time, Kin members have raised over $47 million in support of the work of Cystic Fibrosis Canada. We are also a Partner for Life with Canadian Blood Services.
Located in Cambridge, Ontario, staff provide administrative services to the Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin clubs across the country.
The Objects of the Association:
To promote and direct service work through fellowship amongst its Clubs and their members, to the end that:
- members of the Clubs may enjoy personal development through the Association;
- they may be improved and educated in modern business and professional methods and ethics;
- the involvement of all in the enrichment of their community may be stimulated;
- a spirit of co-operation, tolerance, understanding and equality among all nations and peoples be fostered and that unity of thought and purpose throughout Canada be established toward this goal; and
- they shall serve their community’s greatest need.