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Charitable Donations

The Optimist International Foundation helps clubs help children and youth. Two programs sponsored by the Foundation that enable donors to make 501(c)(3) contributions to benefit our club are the as follows:

The Club Pass Through Grant: Optimist Clubs seeking grant funds or contributions for funding of its charitable community service projects or other charitable, literary or educational programs, may request the assistance of Optimist International Foundation (OIF) as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

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Club Campaign Fund: Purpose of fund must be charitable and must support literary, educational or charitable programs of the Club.

  • Contributions must be designated by the Donor on check or attached paperwork for the Club Campaign Fund at the time of remittance.

  • Please make check payable to Optimist International Foundation.

  • The funds are restricted for Club’s Campaign Fund only.

  • No individual or Club recognition is given for Club Campaign gifts

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Membership Dues

MONEY MATTERS Membership dues can be paid by mailing a check/money order or as an online payment.

Online Payments

CashApp - $SLVoptimist

PayPal Gift - slvoptimist@gmail.com

Click here to fill out the membership application online

Our 2022 Fundraising Priorities

Cash awards will be presented to the winners of our Essay, Oratorical and Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Winning essays or contestants advance to area or district contests.

Meetings and Gatherings

Meeting Every 2nd Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. and 4th Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.

2nd Tuesday - Kerby's Koney Island • 25050 Northwestern Hwy. • Southfield, MI

4th Tuesday - Virtually via Zoom

3rd Saturday - FUN Gatherings @ 2:00 p.m. using Zoom

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