Ankeny, Iowa


designated "Distinguished Chapter" by Kiwanis International

"Serving the children of the Ankeny area."

The Ankeny Kiwanis Club will host its 4th Annual A Night for Miracles Gala:   Heats and Hands. For this year’s Gala, we will be raising money for a public art piece, by local artist Barb Vaske, to enhance The Miracle League Park. The sculpture will be made of carved hearts and Miracle League participants’ handprints. 

Join us for a fun filled night that will include: a silent and live auction, catering by Hy-Vee and music by Faculty Lounge.

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Ankeny Kiwanis PancakeFest A Success

Despite some soggy weather at the start, the 2015 PancakeFest was a great success.  Thank you to everyone who came out and joined us for breakfast.  A big thank you to all of our sponsors for their support of this fun event. 


Thanks for Your Support at the Night for Miracles

The 3rd annual Night for Miracles Gala - Cocktails and Dreams was held on February 7, 2015 at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny.  Thank you to everyone who attend, donated auction items and our sponsors for their support of this project.  AKC donated $24,191 to the project at the March 2 Ankeny City Council; with this donation the capital campaign for the project is completed.  Job well done

Thank You

Ankeny Kiwanis had one of its biggest crowds this past Saturday, July 12 for PancakeFest.  The Combination of good weather, great pancakes and being by the parade drew in lots of people to enjoy breakfast.  Thanks to all who stopped to eat and those who got a to go package.  Look forward to seeing everyone next year.


Spring 2014 Season - It's a Wrap!


Keith Van Beek congratulates a player crossing home plate.  Playground under construuction

Donations to the All-Inclusive Playground and Miracle League Field can be made here

The second Ankeny Kiwanis Miracle League baseball season will wraped up play on Saturday June 21.  It has been a great season.  The first phase of the  playground is nearing completion as well.  The equipment is in place and soon the playing surface will be poured.  Look for announcements for a ribbon cutting

Over 60 participants played in the spring season, we look forward to seeing you in the fall.  The fall season starts on August 23.


Ankeny Kiwanis Club is spearheading fundraising efforts to build a Miracle League Field and All-Inclusive Playground in Ankeny.  With more than 3,500 children with special needs between the ages of 5 and 15 living in Polk, Boone, Dallas and Story counties and more than 800 attending Ankeny Community Schools, the demand for accessible play facilities could not be greater.  To find out more about this project and how you can participate check out our brochure or go to


Check out the latest AKC Newsletter here

"Operation Underwear" is a community-wide Kiwanis Club of Ankeny initiative, created in response to Ankeny Schools nurses and The Ankeny Klothing Exchange citing an ongoing need for new packages of children's underwear and socks.  Public collection bins are housed at the Kirkendall Public Library and Ankeny Community Education Office (Neveln Resource Center).  In addition to socks and underwear, nurses welcome donations of children's sweatpants in neutral colors.
Donations now being accepted.  
Ankeny Kiwanis meetings are scheduled for the second and fourth Thursday of every month (check calendar to confirm) at
Waterfront Seafood Market

2414 SE Tones Dr

Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 963-1940

Interested in learning about Kiwanis and Ankeny Kiwanis Club?  You are invited to attend a meeting and have a free lunch on us! 

Guests please contact us prior to the day of a meeting to let us know you will attend.