26 Missouri Youth Organizations to Receive Grants Totaling Close to a Quarter of a Million Dollars – PR.com


St. Louis, MO, July 04, 2024 –(PR.com)– Each year, The Optimist Club of St. Louis provides grants to organizations to improve communities and provide opportunities for youth of all ages.

The Optimist Club of St. Louis, is proud to announce the awarding of youth community grants to 26 deserving organizations across Missouri. These grants, combined with matching funds, total $238,000.

“We believe in the power of youth,” said Adam Bagwell, President of the Optimist Club of St. Louis. “These grants represent an investment in our future, and we are thrilled to partner with the Youth Work Foundation to make a meaningful difference in the lives of young people.”

For more than 108 years, the Optimist Club of St. Louis has stood as a cornerstone of community service, volunteerism, and grant support. Through these grants, the Club continues its legacy of fostering positive change and empowering the next generation, all in the name of Optimism.