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Step-by-step guide

This easy-to-use guide will help you plan your Key Club Eliminate Week. 

1. Get things started.

  • Learn about The Eliminate Project and educate your club.
  • Share information about The Eliminate Project with Key Club members.
  • Talk to your school advisor or principal and get approval to host a Key Club Eliminate Week.

2. Plan your week.

  • Choose how your club wants to get involved. Here are a few ideas:
  • Aim to choose at least one activity in the advocacy category and one in the fundraising category.
  • Outline what you need to do to accomplish your club’s week of activities.
  • Set clear goals for your club.

3. Educate your audience.

  • Include information about Key Club Eliminate Week in school publications and on websites.
  • Make announcements to remind students about Eliminate Week.
  • Make and download posters to promote your week.
  • Hang posters in the halls and cafeteria.
  • Make buttons to wear and share to promote your activities.
  • Use the cutout toolkit to create collection containers and promotional items.
  • Download instructions & button templates. 

4. Make it happen.

  • Follow your plan and have a great week!
  • Celebrate successes along the way. Mark your progress with a progress chain.

5. Wrap up.

  • Gather the funds you raised.
  • Deposit funds in the bank.
  • Write your check to The Eliminate Project.
    • Submit your check with the Kiwanis family giving form. (On the “donor to be credited” line, note the funds were collected during Eliminate Week.)
    • Write your club name or club number on the memo line of the check so you can earn recognition for your club’s efforts.
  • Send your donation to:

The Eliminate Project: Campaign Office
      Kiwanis International Foundation
      3636 Woodview Trace
      Indianapolis, IN 46268
      USA