Supporting Youth

The Optimist Club of Byron supports a variety of youth programs and organizations.

The following groups/projects were financially supported in 2017-2018:

  • London South Collegiate breakfast program
  • St. Nicholas Catholic School robotics
  • St. Mary's Catholic School robotics
  • St. Thomas Acquinas Secondary School (scholarship)
  • Saunders Secondary School (scholarship)
  • Thames Valley Science and Engineering Fair
  • London Police Service "Joe League" basketball
  • Vanier Children's Services HOPE Program
  • London 86ers girl's basketball
  • London Public Library "A Book For Every Child"
  • Salvation Army Family Support program
  • Kid's Help Phone
  • Upper Thames River Conservation River Safety Program (all Byron schools)
  • Western Engineering Outreach (High School STEM)
  • SARI Therapeutic Riding
  • Easter Seals Ontario
  • Special Olympics Ontario
  • Start 2 Finish Reading and Running (5 London schools)
  • Challenge Baseball
  • Track 3 Skiing Program
  • HOBY Youth Leadership Program
  • London Grade by Grade Chess Tournament
  • Westminster Park Breakfast Program (Wilton Grove Elementary School and St. Frances Catholic School)
  • Evelyn Harrison Public School nutrition program
Donations Criteria - April 24, 2018.docx