Branches and Circles support many projects in their own locales – including hospitals, nursing homes, and senior apartments along with an endless array of additional activities. (See each individually listed Branch page for specifics.)
From IOKDS Bylaws Article XII Local Affiliate:
• Members may unite in a Circle consisting of three or more members.
• A minimum of three Circles representing fifty enrolled members may organize a Branch within the geographical boundary of a State in the US, a Province in Canada, or a country outside the USA or Canada.
• Circles may form Village, Town, City, County, District Unions or Councils subject to Branch approval.