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The Capital District of Circle K International

The world’s largest collegiate service organization, nestled in the nation’s capital with more than 300 students in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia is committed to enriching the world through service – one student, one child, and one city at a time.


Collectively, CKI members perform more than one million hours of service on their campuses and in their communities annually. Through service, college students are making the world a better place.


CKI is dedicated to the realization of humanity’s potential. CKI is led by and for students, who can assume leadership responsibilities and roles affording members the tools needed to become active community members.


If there is one thing members know best, it is fellowship. With each element of CKI, members experience fellowship and develop lifelong relationships with fellow collegians, advisors, Kiwanians and citizens in their communities.

Live to Serve. Love to Serve.

The world’s largest service organization, right in the nation’s capital.

Circle K International is the world’s largest student-led collegiate service organization, with thousands of members on hundreds of campuses on five continents across the globe. The collegiate branch of the Kiwanis International family, CKI is committed to developing leaders by offering unique service, leadership and fellowship opportunities that not only change the world but change members’ lives. 

  • Motto: Live to serve, love to serve.
  • Mission: Developing college and university students into a global network of responsible citizens and leaders with a lifelong commitment to service.
  • Vision: To be the leading global community-service organization on college and university campuses that enriches the world one member, one child and one community at a time.
  • Tenets: The three tenets of Circle K International are serve, leadership and fellowship.

Frequently Asked Questions?

Q) How do I start a Circle K club on my campus?

Ans. If you’re interested in re-chartering a club or creating a new charter on your campus, reach out to the Governor at for more information and resources.

Q) How do I get involved?

Ans. To join your campus’s CKI club, the process is simple: attend the club’s next general body meeting and let a club officer know you’d like to join.

Q) Why CKI?

Ans. We recognize that there are lots of opportunities for service on campus. CKI offers unique networking and lifelong friendships through the Kiwanis Family.

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