Welcome to the Kiwanis Club of West Charleston


For over 59 years, the members of West Charleston have been serving the Children of the Kanawha Valley and the World.  The West Charleston Kiwanis club supports many local and global causes  We provide scholarships to help students going to college or post high school education. We sponsor Key Clubs in four high schools in the valley, Capital High,  George Washington, Hurricane and Nitro .   These Key Clubs themselves have provided many service projects though out the valley. We support the K-Kids Club at Eldgewood Elementry. We provide new clothing at Christmas for elementary school kids from three West Side elementary schools. 

Governor Sam Payne Serving the Children of the World

The Kiwanis Mission & Vision

Kiwanis empowers communities to improve the world by making lasting differences in the lives of children. Kiwanis strives to be a positive influence in communities worldwide — so that one day, all children will wake up in communities that believe in them, nurture them and provide the support they need to thrive. Our Kiwanis club fulfills the Kiwanis mission by serving our community through Kiwanis Community Service Projects

Kiwanis Service

Service is at the heart of every Kiwanis club, no matter where in the world it’s located. Members stage approximately 150,000 service projects and raise nearly US$100 million every year for communities, families and projects. By working together, members achieve what one person cannot accomplish alone.

Kiwanis Members Providing Clothing to Children in Charleston

Our Kiwanis club focuses on changing the world by serving children, one child in our community at a time. To reach more people and have a greater service impact on their communities, many clubs sponsor a Kiwanis family club — K-Kids for primary school children; Builders Clubs for adolescents; Key Clubs for teens; Circle K clubs for university students and Aktion Clubs for adults living with disabilities.

Join Us

For information on joining and helping contact a member, click the link, or just come to one of our meetings.  You will never regret the friends you make serving one child one community at a time.

Are you ready to help create communities that let all children thrive, prosper and grow? It’s pretty easy to do! Simply contact us with your questions or apply for Kiwanis club membership here.

The kids in your community and the world are counting on you!