WHO WE ARE
The Sanibel Captiva Optimist Club is a 501(c)(3), not for profit, voluntary organization of civic-minded men and women banded together in service to the youth of this community. Optimist International is an association of more than 2900 Optimist Clubs around the world dedicated to "Bringing Out The Best In Kids."
WHAT WE DO
Optimist Club fundraising activities that benefit youth in this community include: July 4th Road Rally and Raffle, the Sanibel Blues and Jazz Fest, Sanibel Uncorked Wine Fest, Island Temptations Charity Raffle, and participation in many more island events that allow us to raise money to support the youth of our community.
WHY WE DO IT
One hundred percent of the income from the above activities support local youth. Currently, the club is sponsoring six 4-year college scholarships for graduated seniors from Lee County high schools, as well as a variety of other activities and programs designed specifically for the youth of our community.