Tell your loved ones about us — word of mouth is important!
3. Join The Optimists team!
General Member: A sponsor of a child under the CSP who volunteers for 6 months in the organization may apply for the General Membership to the Governing Body. This membership requires a one-time, non-refundable application fee of $500 (db/cr fee excluded), and a $10/month (db/cr fee excluded) membership fee.
Preferred Member: A volunteer may apply for Preferred Membership to the Governing Body with no child sponsorship required. This membership requires a $500/year (db/cr fee excluded) donation.
Patron: A Patron is an honorable donor of the organization and their contribution will be recognized in every publication/event of The Optimists. Patrons can be individuals or businesses. They are treated as VIPs for annual events/programs we host. Please contact our team via email.
Registered Volunteer: A Registered Volunteer supports annual events and helps increase internet/social media presence. This membership requires a $20/year (db/cr fee excluded) donation.
Advertisement: Support us by placing an advertisement in our magazine, “The New Hope” or become a sponsor of our annual events (Annual General Meeting/Fundraising Event).
You may send your donation by writing a check, attending one of our events, or logging into our website www.theoptimists.org to use your debit/credit card. Child Sponsorship Forms and other information can be found on our website as well. For further information regarding programs/procedures/ways to help, talk to one of our volunteers at The Optimists via email/telephone.
Donations are tax-deductible as permitted by IRS Codes (U.S. Residents only).