Eliminate in PA

Through The Eliminate Project, Kiwanis International and UNICEF have joined forces to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus—a deadly disease that steals the lives of 34,000 innocent babies and a significant number of women each year.

We did it! We reached our fundraising goal, raising US$110 million in cash and pledges since 2010. However, our job is not done yet.

Now, more than ever, we are determined to finish what we started. Mothers and babies in 14 countries are depending on Kiwanis. They’re waiting for us to fulfill our pledges—so we can turn promises into funding; funding into vaccines; and vaccines into lives saved and futures protected. The end of this disease means the beginning of better health for so many of these families.

Kiwanis offers a special thank you to our dedicated campaign volunteers and donors for their passionate and generous efforts to save and protect mothers and babies.

How the Pennsylvania District is helping

The total amount that Kiwanis International has set for PA District to raise over the five year period (ending in 2015) is $2,334,059 in gifts and pledges. Lives saved would be 1,296,699. Clubs can make 5-year pledges up until 2015.

June 30, 2018 Updates:

  • District Goal: $ 1,900,000.00
  • District Target Based on Membership: $ 2,334,059.00
  • Percent of Goal Reached: 66%
  • Percent of Participating Clubs: 96%


District Coordinator
The Eliminate Project
PA District Kiwanis International
2793 Old Post Road Ste 12
Harrisburg, PA 17110-3683

Phone:  717-540-9300

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