Established in 1882, Knights of Columbus is one of the world's largest catholic family fraternal service organizations. Based in South Milwaukee, Wis., it renders financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are also offered to sick, disabled and needy members and families. Some of its service program activities include church, community, council and family; pro-life programs and initiatives and youth activities. Knights of Columbus has charitable partnership with Special Olympics, the Global Wheelchair Mission and Habitat for Humanity.