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Welcome to our club!


the dOWNEY kIWANIS club has been serving the dOWNEY community since 1924!

The Downey Kiwanis Club is dedicated to serving Downey through various service and fundraising projects. Our club has been in service to our community for more than 93 years. We are part of Kiwanis International, an organization serving children worldwide for over 100 years.

We'd love for you to come join us at one of our meetings or a service project. 

We meet every Thursday at the Rio Hondo Event Center located at 10627 Old River School Road, Downey, CA 90241.  On the first Thursday of the month we meet from 6:30 to 8:00 PM, with a social hour starting at 6:00 PM.  On the remaining Thursdays, we meet from 12:00 Noon to 1:30 PM.  Our meetings include programs with national and local relevance as well as current events.

The Downey Kiwanis Foundation

  • Managed and Administered by members of the Downey Kiwanis Club
  • Over $4,000,000 in invested assets
  • Provides annual financial grants totaling $150,000 to valued area charities
  • Provides over $60,000 in college scholarships to Downey high school students.

Service Leadership Programs

  • Key Club at Downey High School
  • KIWIN'S Club at Downey High School
  • Aktion Club at the Los Angeles/Orange County ARC
  • Builders Club at Doty Middle School
  • Builders Club at Griffith Middle School
  • Builders Club at St. Raymond Middle School