Champion of Children Award Criteria


  • Current Wellington Kiwanians may nominate recipients for the award.
  • Recipients will be nominated based upon the criteria below. 
  • Recipients do not need to be a Kiwanian.
  • A Kiwanis committee will review all applications and vote on the recipient.
  • The award will be given at the first meeting in March, June, September and December.


  • The recipient will have recently supported Wellington Kiwanis, K-Kids, and/or Key Club, or Wellington kids in one or more of the following ways. 
    • Donation of time, talent, or treasure to improve the life of a child(ren) in Wellington
    • The recipient may initiate a program or event geared toward children.  For example, improve something needed/enjoyed by children [playground, food/school supply distributions, etc.]
    • The recipient may be an individual or a group i.e. lunch staff

The award is an engraved Yeti Rambler with the following engraved on it:

Kiwanis Club of Wellington Logo

“Thank You For Serving the Children of Wellington”

Their Name

The Year they received the Award

A press release will be placed in a local newspaper, with a social media post on the club’s Facebook page/website. 

A link to a google document application will be available on the Wellington Kiwanis webpage.  The club Secretary will also send out to all current members quarterly an invitation to nominate someone for a Champion of Children award prior to the due date.

Deadlines for Nominations:  The last day of January, April, July, and October. 

Wellington Kiwanis

Champion of Children Award

Nomination Form

Name of Nominee(s) ____________________________________________________________________


Place of Work/ Group Affiliation etc.  ______________________________________________________

Why does this person/group deserve the Champion of Children Award?




Person Nominating  ____________________________________________________________________

Contact Information ____________________________________________________________________

Please forward this nomination form to [email protected] 

A Committee presentative may contact you if further information is needed. 

Deadlines for Nominations:  The last day of January, April, July, and October.  Awards given during the first Kiwanis meeting in March, June, September, and December.