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More than 500 clubs serving their communities

Aktion Club is the only service club for adults with disabilities, with more than 12,000 members worldwide.

Aktion Clubs draw members from various organizations that support individuals with disabilities, as well as other community programs.  Aktion clubs can also be established at churches, libraries, YMCAs, lodges or similar facilities. A Kiwanis club, composed of like-minded, service-oriented people from the community, serves as the club’s sponsor.

Aktion Club is supported at the district level and by the Kiwanis International Office in Indianapolis, Indiana, which provides programs, literature and opportunities to relate to individuals with disabilities from countries worldwide.

Motto:

Where development has no disability.

Vision:

To develop competent, capable, caring leaders through the vehicle of service.

Mission:

To provide adults living with disabilities an opportunity to develop initiative, leadership skills and to serve their communities.

Core Values:

  1. Character Building: The ability to the right thing, even when it might be the unpopular choice
  2. Leadership: The ability to listen, communicate, serve and guide others
  3. Inclusiveness: Accepting and welcoming differences in other people
  4. Caring: The act of being concerned about or interested in other people or situations

Pledge:

I pledge on my honor to follow the Objects of Aktion Club.
To better my community,my country and myself.
To help those in need.
To demonstrate loyalty to our community and nation.
And to encourage others to do the same

CP Rochester / Irondequoit Kiwanis Aktion Club

The Kiwanis Club of Irondequoit has sponsored an Aktion Club in Irondequoit at the CP Rochester Group Home since 1999. Members of Irondequoit Kiwanis offer volunteer and financial support.

The CP Rochester Aktion Club holds meetings twice a month. Elections for Club Officers are held annually. Members of the CP Rochester Aktion Club are invited to attend Irondequoit Kiwanis Meetings and all fundraising and volunteering events.

 

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