Serving Madison and the World for over 100 years.


The Kiwanis Club of Downtown Madison is a service club with a membership of around 80 men and women. It was founded in 1917 as one of the first Kiwanis Clubs in the State of Wisconsin. We are one of approximately 8,000 Kiwanis Clubs worldwide.

Our Mission
The Kiwanis Club of Downtown Madison is a diverse group of men and women who dedicate themselves to personal involvement and financial support focused on community needs and to club activities that foster personal growth and build camaraderie.

The club usually meets at the Madison Club at 5 E. Wilson St. on Mondays at 12:10 following a buffet lunch, although there are exceptions for a handful of days each year. In addition to the weekly luncheon meetings, are a number of projects and activities available throughout the year.

Coming Projects and Activities

Date Type Title
01/22/2018 Meeting

Todd Berry has been President of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WISTAX) since 1994.  Todd, fervently believes that, more than ever, voters and taxpayers need objective, factual information about...

01/24/2018 Event

Bloodmobile volunteering to include 3 shifts of approximately 2 hours each for resgistration, and donor assist/canteen.

The Dept. of Revenue is located at 2135 Rimrock Road, just across the street...

01/29/2018 Meeting

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. It affects more than 20 million American individuals, families and caregivers. The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute (WAI) provides information,...

02/05/2018 Meeting

Sarah Schutt is the CEO of the Wisconsin Alumni Association, a well oiled multifaceted cog in the UW Madison system.  It serves the over 400,000 alums world-wide, providing such wide ranging services...

02/12/2018 Meeting

Patrick Farabaugh was an up-and-coming magazine designer in New York City before he came to Madison and founded Our Lives, the city’s first magazine by and for the LGTBQ community.  The bimonthly...

02/19/2018 Meeting

Dr. Angela Janis is the Co-Director of Mental Health Services and the Director of Psychiatric Services for the UW Health Services.  In addition to practicing general psychiatry, Dr. Janis specializes...

02/26/2018 Meeting

The Food For Thought Initiative is a local non profit working with staff and students to improve food access for East High School students (and their families) who are experiencing homelessness, financial...

02/27/2018 Event

This blood drive is one in a series that are held on a rotating basis in the Old Sauk Trails Business Park. This one is for the Wisconsin Trade Center, 8401 Greenway Boulevard.   This blood drive...

03/05/2018 Meeting

Bill Whitford, a UW Law professor emeritus, is lead plaintiff in Whitford v. Gill, formerly Whitford v. Nichol.  His group accuses state GOP leaders of using a political tactic known as gerrymandering...

03/12/2018 Meeting

The ACE (Agriculture, Conservation and Environment) Committee of the Downtown Kiwanis Club hosts the local Dane County high school FFA chapters and presents its annual award to a worthy recipient. ...

03/19/2018 Meeting

Michael W. Wagner is an associate professor and Louis A. Maier Faculty Development Fellow in the University of Wisconsin Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication.  His research,...

03/26/2018 Meeting
04/02/2018 Meeting
04/09/2018 Meeting
04/16/2018 Meeting


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