Filled With Optimism


Our Mission-By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in youth, our communities and ourselves.

Our Vision-Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.

Our Purposes-To develop Optimism as a way 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 human kind, community life and the world.



Bring out the best in...

Youth, Yourself, and Your Community.



The Marana-Foothills Optimist Club provides support to a wide variety of youth projects and events in the Marana, Catalina, and Metro Tucson area.  Some of our signature projects include support for the Tucson Ronald McDonald House, the Marana School District, Impact of Southern Arizona, Dispose-A-Med, and the list goes on.  We also support the Optimist International Foundation, which provides grants and scholarships.