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Our Impact

Kin members have proudly contributed more than $1 billion to Canadian communities. Money is raised for many causes, including building parks, sponsoring sports teams, awarding student bursaries and helping individuals and families in need.

 

National Day of KINdness

National Day of KINdness is for our members and clubs to celebrate our founding (February 20, 1920) and commitment to serve the community's greatest need. Every community has a need for kindness and people performing selfless acts, and our clubs are able to spearhead this in their communities. Read more

Kin Canada Bursaries

Kin Canada Bursaries is one of the largest non-corporate provider of bursaries in Canada. Over $1,000,000 in bursaries has been awarded since 1994 to assist deserving students in their pursuit of a post-secondary education.
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Cystic Fibrosis: National Charity

Since 1964, Kinsmen and Kinettes have proudly supported the work of Cystic Fibrosis Canada, raising around $1 million annually. Our total contributions have surpassed $45 million, making Kin Canada the largest single fundraising organization of CF research and care in Canada.
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Canadian Blood Services

Since 2014, Kin Canada has been a National Partner for Life with Canadian Blood Services. In that time, clubs have helped advocate for blood donorship through awareness initiatives and blood donation, collectively donating over 3,000 units.
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Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness

The Kin Organ Donor Awareness Campaign (Kin-ODAC) was adopted in 2001 in an effort to raise public awareness about the importance of organ donation. Kin-ODAC is also an extension of our work with Cystic Fibrosis Canada, since most people with CF eventually require a double lung transplant to live.
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Disaster Relief

The disaster relief fund provides financial assistance to communities in both Canada and beyond our borders during times of crises. Clubs from coast-to-coast are always quick to act when disaster strikes, through donations, fundraisers and physically lending a hand to help.
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Milk for Britain

With over 50 million quarts of milk sent and $3 million raised to feed British children, the Milk for Britain campaign is a significant and inspirational piece of Canada's (and Kin's) history. 
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