By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids. Founded in 1935, the Optimist Club of Downtown Corpus Christi has supported area youth for more than 70 years. Today, numerous youth programs throughout the Coastal Bend continue to benefit from the group’s work. A charity meeting the needs of area children every Wednesday at the Ronald McDonald House, the Optimist Club of Downtown Corpus Christi is affiliated with Optimists International – recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential. You can visit their website by visiting www.optimistcc.org.