Threshold, Inc. "Birth to 3"
We support families with children who have development delays. Learn more about The Threshold here.
The Boys & Girls Club of Washington County Scholarships
We provide aid for children unable to afford the annual membership fee and help for annual program activities. Learn more about the Boys & Girls Club here.
We help brighten a family's Christmas by supplying all the children with Christmas gifts. A local family is chosen based on their needs.
Family Promise of Washington County
This program helps homeless and low-income families better achieve independence "because every child deserves a home." We are honored to support them annually. Learn more about Family Promise here.
West Bend Little League Sponsorship
Each year, the Club sponsors a WBLL youth baseball and softball team. Visit the WB Little League here.
Casa Gaudalupe Education Center
Through a combination of education and social services, Casa Guadalupe Education Center works to empower low-income, native-born, and Spanish-speaking Latino families to live independent, successful lives, build strong families, and establish meaningful connections within their community. Learn more about Casa Gaudalupe here.
West Bend Library Summer Reading Program
The West Bend Community Memorial Library program has an active children's reading program. This includes a Pre-School Story Time which involves stories, songs, and activities geared for ages 2-6. Visit the library here.
Jingle Bell Open
The Club supports the West Bend Christmas Parade each year by sponsoring a "Corn Hole Fundraising Game" on one of the holes, with all proceeds directly supporting the annual community parade. Learn more about this annual community golf outing HERE.
Kettle Moraine YMCA's Scholarship Campaign
Financial support from the Optimist Club helps to insure that interested children can grow, learn, and thrive. Learn more about the Kettle Moraine YMCA here.
The Girl Scouts of Wisconsin-Southeast
The Optimist Club supports Girl Scouts' commitment "to building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place." Learn more about Girls Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast here.
Shop with A Cop
Disadvantaged children go Christmas shopping for their family accompanied by a law enforcement officers from Washington County. The Optimist Club helps to fund this community event.
Big Brothers-Big Sisters
We donate annually to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County to support mentoring activities for youth. Learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters here.
West Bend Area Chamber of Commerce
The Club is an active member in the West Bend community and supports the West Bend Area Chamber which works to support the community business and organizations. Listen to our WBACC Member Spotlight radio interview with 101.3 WIBD/1040 AM radio host Rick: Listen Here
The Dirty Ninja Mud Run for Kids
The Club provides funds and volunteers for this West Bend Parks., Recreation, & Forestry event for kids ages 4-15 years old. It is a fun challenging run-walk through obstacles and mud pits. Learn more here.
WILS (Wisconsin Leadership Seminar
This annual volunteer-run leadership seminar is for sophomores who have been nominated from their high school to attend a 3-day leadership seminar to encourage and build their leadership skills. Learn more here.
New for 2023, the Club has taken on the charter for Troop 796 and Pack 3796 located in West Bend! We are excited to be partnering with the Bay Lakes Council and Scouting!
Check out their upcoming Membership Opportunity on Sept. 27 at Lac Lawrann at 6:30 PM! View Troop 796 info HERE. View Pack 3796 info HERE.