Meeting the needs of young people in communities worldwide, Optimist Clubs have been "Bringing Out the Best in Kids" since 1919. Optimist Clubs conduct positive service projects aimed at providing a helping hand to children.
There are Optimist International Clubs all over the world, in locations including the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America. There are over 87,000 individual Members who belong to more than 2,900 autonomous Clubs, with each Club working independently to meet specific needs in its own community. Annually, six million kids are positively affected by Optimist programs.
To learn more about Optimist International, visit the Optimist International Web Site at www.optimist.org.