Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world, one child and one community at a time.


“To offer service and leadership opportunities to those who desire to serve the needs of children, youth and adults in our local community.”


  • To give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than the material values of life.
  • To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.
  • To promote the adoption and the application of higher social, business and professional standards.
  • To develop by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive and serviceable citizenship.
  • To provide, through Kiwanis clubs, a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render altruistic services, and to build better communities.
  • To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism, which makes possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism and good will.


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New Meeting Location

We are now meeting at WCU at Biltmore Park on the 3rd floor! We’re excited about using this beautiful building for our meetings.

It is located at 28 Schenck Parkway. Park behind the building in the parking garage. You can view a parking map here

April Speakers

April 4th – Representatives from Kesem, a national organization that runs summer camps for kids whose parents are battling cancer.

April 18th – Karla Gardner, Director of Community Engagement, Bounty and Soul, which hosts community food markets for those in need.

Arboretum Winter Lights

We were given some free passes to the NC Arboretum Winter lights so some of our members took a family from Johnston and some women and kids there to enjoy the holiday lights.

Eblen Toy Store

Some of our members were joined by Reynolds, Enka and Erwin Key Club members to work at the Eblen Toy Store which provides a Christmas shopping experience parents who may have a hard time providing gifts for their children.

Happy Howlidays at the Nature Center

Our club members took over 20 kids from Transformation Village and Johnston Elementary to the Nature Center for a holiday experience. They got a guided tour, watched animal feedings, received a gift and enjoyed a Chick Fil A lunch.

Bikes for Johnston

Thanks to our partner, Cane Creek Cycle, our club was able to give bikes to 2 lucky students who were chosen for their good behavior and leadership skills during first semester.

Johnston Garden Dedication

With the help of some of our club members and other Johnston partners, their garden was dedicated and is ready for use by the children!

Workday at Johnston Elementary

As we approach the start of a new school year, The Kiwanis Club of Asheville is preparing its annual school supply project! This year we’ll be focusing on the school we adopted, Johnston Elementary School, to help them purchase needed supplies for students and teachers throughout the school year.

We could use your help!

Since 1919, the Kiwanis Club of Asheville has worked to meet the needs of children and families in our area. For three years now due to COVID 19, we have had to postpone our biggest fundraiser, The Biltmore Kiwanis 5k/15k Race. Every donation you make today, will help us make a difference in the life of a local child tomorrow. Please use the link below to donate to our efforts, and know how much we appreciate your support! https://pages.donately.com/ashevill…/form/frm_34a58370314e

September Meetings

September 20th – Installation of officers We will meet at Transformation Village at 12:00. ( 30 Olin Haven Way) Bring your own lunch or reserve a box lunch.

Several members worked on the Kiwanis playground at Transformation Village

Welcome to our newest member, Jeff Pearsall

Our club gave Transformation Village $30,000 to build a playground.

Key Club Scholarships

We presented 5 students from local high schools with a $500 scholarship

Enka High School – Victoria Brice with advisor, Tiffany Wooten
Enka High School – Aashiq Bhakata and Drew Bryant with Advisor Doug Jones
Reynolds High School – Justine Blaylock and Ansley Whitaker with advisor, Beth Love

Thanks to our newest sponsor, Cane Creek Cycles, who delivered 2 bikes to Johnston Elementary for them to give away on the last day of school to deserving students!

Save the Date!!

We’ll be back May 21, 2023! Check back soon for the updated race website and registration details.