Chartered in 1989
Civitans are dedicated to improving their communities through helping others. On the international level, Civitan funds the Civitan International Research Center, a center for research and treatment of developmental disibilities. On the local level, Civitans are involved in a variety of projects to help residents of our community.
Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!
Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you.
Civitan was founded in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1917. Its founder and first president was Dr. Courtney W. Shropshire, a prominent Birningham physician.
Civitan International is a worldwide community service organization of men, women and teenagers in 24 countries on four continents joining together to perform community service projects.
Civitan provides opportunities for personal and professional growth through teamwork.
Civitan emphasizes helping people with developmental disabilities. However, Civitan clubs perform a variety of service projects that address the unique needs of their community.
Civitan International world headquarters is located in Birmingham, Alabama, and provides numerous support services to clubs.
Civitan's most recognizable fund-raising program is the Civitan Candy Box Project. The project is serviced by volunteers, and all proceeds benefit people with disabilities. We have several candy box locations around town.
Local Adaptive Sports Events
Night to Shine
Adopt a highway cleanup
Andrews Lake Spring Cleanup
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Durango Adult Education Scholarships
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.