What is Optimist International?
Optimist International is an association of more than 3,000 Optimist Clubs around the
world dedicated to "Bringing Out the Best in Kids." Optimist Clubs conduct positive
service projects in their communities aimed at providing a helping hand to youth.
With their upbeat attitude, Optimist Club members help empower young people to be
the best they can be. Each Optimist Club determines the needs of the young people in
its community and conducts programs to meet those needs. Every year, Optimists
conduct 65,000 service projects and serve well over six million young people.
To find out more about the work of Optimist Clubs and how you can support our Mission
and Vision, click on the "Membership" tab above.
What Optimist Clubs do?
Optimist Clubs are dedicated to "Bringing
Out the Best in Kids" and do their part
through community service programs.
Since each Club is autonomous and run
by members in their community, Optimists
have the unique flexibility to serve the youth
of their area in any way they see fit. Optimist
Clubs see a need in their community and
react to it.
Optimists conduct 65,000 community service projects each year, spending $78 million
in their communities. Annually, six million kids are positively affected by Optimist
For more information about the Mt. Pleasant Optimist Club's dedication to serving
name, contact information and questions on our Conact page.
By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.
Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the
premier volunteer organization that values all children and
helps them develop to their full potential.