About Kin Canada

Mission, Vision, Values

Founded by Hal Rogers on Feb. 20, 1920, Kin Canada is the nation's largest all-Canadian service club organization. Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin clubs across the country work to better their communities, enhance the well-being of Canadians and improve the environment. The Association boasts a proud history dedicated to fostering life-long friendships while ‘Serving the Community’s Greatest Need.’

Fast Facts


Organizational Structure

Kin Motto
Serving the Community's Greatest Need

Mission Statement
Volunteers enriching Canadian Communities through Community Service, Leadership and Partnership

Strong, Healthy and Engaged Canadian Communities

Excellence, Integrity, Accountability, Compassion, Pride, Fellowship and Inclusiveness

More than 6,000 members belong to approximately 466 Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin clubs across Canada.

More Than $1 Billion Raised
Since our founding in 1920, Kin Canada clubs have donated more than $1 billion to Canadian causes, communities and individuals in need, as well as to disaster relief efforts beyond our borders.

What We Do
Clubs perform a wide variety of local fundraising and service projects. Each club assesses their community’s greatest need to determine what projects to undertake and how to distribute funds raised within the local community.

National Partners
Kin Canada has been a partner in the fight against cystic fibrosis since 1964. During this time, Kin members have raised over $45 million in support of the work of Cystic Fibrosis Canada. We are also a Partner for Life with Canadian Blood Services.

National Headquarters
Located in Cambridge, Ontario, 8 staff provide administrative services to the Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin clubs across the country

Kinsmen Club

Kin Canada is an all-Canadian service organization made up of dedicated member volunteers who serve their community’s greatest need through hosting and sponsoring events and community service projects. Since its founding, Kin, Kinsmen and Kinette clubs across Canada have contributed more than $1 billion to Canadian communities and disaster relief programs beyond our borders.