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For more than 20 years, Star City Optimist Youth Foundation (SCOYF) has helped coordinate the joint activities of Lincoln's five Optimist Clubs. Operated as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the Foundation also operates the Lincoln Optimist Youth Sports Complex.

Lincoln Evening Optimist Club

Meets Second and Fourth Tuesday of Month - 6:30 pm at Taylor Meadows Office Bldg

Optimist Club of Lincoln

Meets First Thursday at Noon and Third Thursday at 6:30 pm  - Location Varies

Over the past year, club volunteers have joined together and accomplished activities that touched the lives of thousands of area children

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By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.

Lincoln Sunrise Optimist Club

Meets Every Wendesday at 7:00  am at Egg & I, 70th & A


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Adult volunteers join Optimist Clubs to conduct positive service projects in their communities aimed at providing a helping hand to youth.  We encourage you to visit one of our meetings to find out more. 

GIVE TO LINCOLN - GIVE TO SCOYF


Give To Lincoln Day (G2LD) is an annual activity sponsored by the Lincoln Community Foundation to support local nonprofit organizations.  Donors contribute to LCF on behalf of the organizations they support.  In 2020, LCF is providing a $500,000 incentive to the organizations on a prorata basis of all dollars raised.  During its 8th year in 2019, $5,580,000 was raised.  So....if SCOYF donors’ contributions totaled $12,000 and the total raised by all organizations was $6 million, we would receive 0.2% of the incentive....an additional $1,000. 

Gifts may be made:

Online – with credit or debit card at www.givetolincoln.com between May 1 and May 28.

Personal check payable to Lincoln Community Foundation – Must be mailed to LCF by May 23 at 215 Centennial Mall South Ste 100, Lincoln NE 68508.  Must place SCOYF in the memo line.  If donating to multiple organizations, include list of who gets how much.  Checks may also be personally delivered to LCF on May 28.

IRA – for donors 70 ½ or older, a qualified charitable distribution may be made by May 15 on a special LCF request form.

LCF Donor Advised Fund – minimum $100 gift transfers between April 15 and May 28 avoid the 2.9% transaction fee for online, checks, and IRA.



Plan to Donate Now.  Currently, SCOYF is one of nearly 430 nonprofits registered to collect funds.

NEWSLETTER

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   Star City Optimist Youth Foundation

Lincoln West Optimist Club

Meets First and Third Wednesdays of Each Month -Location Varies

Lincoln Sports Complex Optimist Club 

Meetings as needed

Contact Ardis Moody 402-540-6409


GIVE TO LINCOLN

Give To Lincoln Day (G2LD) is an annual activity sponsored by the Lincoln Community Foundation to support local nonprofit organizations.  Donors contribute to LCF on behalf of the organizations they support.  In 2020, LCF is providing a $500,000 incentive to the organizations on a prorated basis of all dollars raised.  During its 8th year in 2019, $5,580,000 was raised.  So....if SCOYF donors’ contributions totaled $12,000 and the total raised by all organizations was $6 million, we would receive 0.2% of the incentive....an additional $1,000. 

Gifts may be made:

Online – with credit or debit card at www.givetolincoln.com between May 1 and May 28.

Personal check payable to Lincoln Community Foundation – Must be mailed to LCF by May 23 at 215 Centennial Mall South Ste 100, Lincoln NE 68508.  Must place SCOYF in the memo line.  If donating to multiple organizations, include list of who gets how much.  Checks may also be personally delivered to LCF on May 28.

IRA – for donors 70 ½ or older, a qualified charitable distribution may be made by May 15 on a special LCF request form.

LCF Donor Advised Fund – minimum $100 gift transfers between April 15 and May 28 avoid the 2.9% transaction fee for online, checks, and IRA.

 

Plan to Donate Now.  Currently, SCOYF is one of nearly 430 nonprofits registered to collect funds.