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Aktion Clubs are encouraged to participate in a variety of projects. There are a few opportunities throughout the year to be recognized by Kiwanis International with a club banner patch. Here are a some ideas to help you earn yours. 

Honor and Distinguished Club

The Aktion Club Annual Achievement Report captures a club’s activities throughout the year. It reinforces the mission and value of the program and rewards clubs for dedication to service to the community, fundraising activities, and Kiwanis-family activities. The report is due by September 30. See annual achievement report form for complete details. 

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF 

In early fall, Aktion Clubs can receive a personalized kit that contains its Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF box, stickers, posters, and more. You can learn more on our partnership with UNICEF online at and Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF at

Service Leadership Programs Global Service Society 

The SLP Global Service Society recognizes clubs for the per-member average of their contributions within one year (October 1 - September 30) to the Kiwanis Eliminate Project. The Kiwanis family will raise US$100 million to save or protect millions of women and their babies from maternal and neonatal tetanus. Learn how your club can earn a banner patch and become a part of the Global Service Society. 


Aktion Clubs submitting a club single service award entry or a scrapbook for the annual contests will receive a banner patch. Download the Contest Booklet with entry forms for the entire contest and award information, including deadlines, submission forms, and complete guidelines. (Deadline: September 15 to your district administrator) For more information, contact Aktion Club.

Sleeping Children Around the World

Sleeping Children Around the World, a nonprofit organization located in Toronto, Ontario, is the Aktion Club service initiative. The mission of SCAW is to provide bed kits to children in need throughout the developing world. This is carried out through free-will donations Kiwanis family members are asked to support this initiative by making monetary donations to SCAW. Banner patches can be earned by any monetary donation. E-mail Aktion Club at to request this patch.