December 5 is International Volunteer Day

On this special day, the  Canadian Children’s  Optimist Foundation (CCOF) would like to thank its many volunteers, whether they are members of the Board of Directors, District or Club Foundation representatives. We are grateful to all those who contribute to the success of our organization and help us achieve our mission: ‘Investing today for theContinue reading “December 5 is International Volunteer Day”

The 6 grants of the President’s Incentives

Since we also planned to offer grants as part of the President’s Incentives, we are also offering 6 grants of $300 to the following clubs.   13-105  Optimist Club of Moosejaw  Optimist Field  The purpose is to Increase accessibility by upgrading ramps to washrooms and walking paths in the City of Moosejaw.    46-006   OptimistContinue reading “The 6 grants of the President’s Incentives”

The 4 winners of our Club Grant Program

The Canadian Children’s Optimist Foundation received 12 applications for the 2022-2023 Club Grant Program. Several OCCF Past Presidents had the opportunity to review each of these applications and we are pleased to announce the following results. Four clubs have been awarded $1,000 grants. They are as follows:   Shakespeare Optimist Walking Path  with Optimist Club Of  Shakespeare Continue reading “The 4 winners of our Club Grant Program”

Denise Nacev joins the board of directors at CCOF

I am happy to announce that the Canadian Children’s Optimist Foundation has completed its selection process for the appointment of its new Board Member, who will start her term on Oct. 1, 2023. Denise Nacev from the Central Ontario District was chosen to replace Past President Dianne Josling. She will begin a five-year term inContinue reading “Denise Nacev joins the board of directors at CCOF”

Volunteering Weaves Us Together

The theme for National Volunteer Week 2023, April 17-23, ‘Volunteering Weaves Us Together’. This theme emphasizes the importance of volunteering to build resilient and vibrant communities through our caring efforts. The many ways we share our time, talents and energy strengthen the fabric of our communities. The Canadian Children’s Optimist Foundation (CCOF) is a charitableContinue reading “Volunteering Weaves Us Together”

CCOF modernizes its website

After proceeding with a trial period for issuing automatic donation receipts for online donations, the CCOF is modernizing its website by integrating several new functionalities both for the user experience (in this case, the donor who will have the possibility to have access to all his donations in a new dashboard) only for internal management.Continue reading “CCOF modernizes its website”

A few words from the CCOF new president

To my colleague Optimist members, I am proud to be serving as President of the Canadian Children’s Optimist Foundation (CCOF) in 2022-2023. I have served on the Foundation’s board of directors since 2019 and my commitment to the organization continues to grow! The theme I have chosen 2022-2023 is ‘Stronger Together’! Don’t we say thatContinue reading “A few words from the CCOF new president”