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Builders Club Week

Occurs annually during the third full week of March


Builders Club Week will occur March 19-23, 2018


Builders Club Week gives members the opportunity to show their community what Builders Club is truly about: service. Each day places an emphasis on service, to promote Builders Club within homes, schools and communities, and to make Builders Club a household name. 

Planning on participating? RSVP to our Facebook event to raise greater awareness! 

Not a Builders Club but still want to help promote Builders Club Week? Scroll to the bottom to find out how!


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Monday, March 19

Show your Builders Club pride—tell everyone you know about Builders Club by spreading the word about it. It’s easy! Wear your official member pin, host a party with free food for other students to come and learn more about your club, or print and pass out Builders Club stickers! You can event make a video, song, or posters about Builders Club beforehand to share on this day!

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Tuesday, March 20

Kudos to the helpers—Personally thank all of the Builders Club supporters you know—teachers, principals, advisors, community leaders, Kiwanians, parents and others. Make thank you cards or crafts, write thank you notes, host an appreciation party, deliver a special song or performance, or do something uniquely your own style to recognize the contributions of these people.

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Wednesday, March 21

Share with parents and families—Share your Builders Club and your passion for serving others with your biggest cheerleaders—your parents! Host a show-and-tell party to show off the club’s work, make a special presentation, invite local organizations your club has helped to speak on your club’s impact, or invite the sponsoring Kiwanis club to share the mission of Kiwanis and your club’s impact.

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Thursday, March 22

Random acts of kindness—A smile goes a long way. Spread happiness throughout your school by doing little random acts of kindness, such as holding the door open for someone, putting change in a vending machine, doing a chore around the house, or leaving a nice note in a library book. Challenge every member to complete at least one random act of kindness.

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Friday, March 23

Connect the Kiwanis family—Builders Club is the largest middle school service organization in the world and is the youngest club within the Kiwanis family. Celebrate the entire family of Kiwanis by engaging with all local Kiwanis family clubs—K-Kids, Key Club, Circle K, Aktion Club and Kiwanis. Ask your sponsoring Kiwanis club to present on the Kiwanis family, host a service project and invite other Kiwanis family clubs to participate, or ask to present about your Builders Club’s work at a Kiwanis family club’s upcoming meeting.

Other social media squares to promote Builders Club Week

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How non-Builders Clubs can help promote Builders Club Week

Celebrate your local Builders Club! Here's how:

1. Share the social media squares above with any of the following
    verbiage:

  • Now more than ever, the world needs young leaders who enjoy serving others. Happy Builders Club Week!
  • Happy Builders Club Week! Proud to serve alongside middle school leaders in our Kiwanis family!
  • Happy Builders Club Week! Builders Club is a place where middle school students serve in leadership roles, build relationships with trusted adults, & help others through service.
  • Happy Builders Club Week! Builders Club is the middle school version of Kiwanis. Learn more about Builders Club and consider starting a club in your area!
  • Amazing things happen when middle school students take the lead. Happy Builders Club Week! 

2. Include an announcement about the week in your next Kiwanis or SLP
    club meeting.

3. If your Kiwanis club sponsors a Builders Club, reach out and
    collaborate on a service project.

4. Encourage your club members to write (or personally speak)
    messages of thanks to Builders Club members.

5. If your Kiwanis club does not sponsor a Builders Club, visit
    kiwanis.org/charter to learn how to start a club.


Builders Club Toolkit

We've developed an easy-to-use to help you make the most of Builders Club Week. The toolkit includes:

  • A media release and letter to the editor explaining Builders Club Week and highlighting service projects undertaken by your club. Media pitches inviting reporters to cover events are also included.
  • Graphics and suggested social media posts for your Builders Club and your Kiwanis club to share on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Proclamations by city, county and state government boards and commissions. 
Check out the Builders Club Week Toolkit here.



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