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.
To develop optimism as a philosophy of
life utilizing the tenets of the Optimist Creed;
to promote an active interest in good
government and civic affairs; to inspire respect
for the law; to promote patriotism and work for
international accord and friendship among all
people; to aid and encourage the development
of youth, in the belief that the giving of one’s self
in service to others will advance the well-being of
humankind, community life and the world.