Optimist Club of St. Andrews – Irmo

South Carolina

Welcome to the Optimist Club of St. Andrews-Irmo. We are dedicated to helping the youth in our area, impacting thousands of local children annually. Through fundraisers and passionate community support, we fuel activities and organizations that enable young people to thrive. Join us in our mission to bring out the best in Youth, Community, and Ourselves.

2023 Day of Giving by the Irmo Optimist Club




Look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true…

Embracing a positive outlook is at the heart of what we do at the Optimist Club of St. Andrews-Irmo. Guided by the Optimist Creed, we channel our energy and resources into uplifting our community, with a particular emphasis on nurturing our youth. In the Irmo community, our dedicated members actively engage in fundraisers and collaborations with schools.

We support organizations and organize activities that enrich the lives of thousands of local children each year. Together, we can create an environment where hope, respect, and compassion thrive, enabling our youth to dream big and succeed. Join us and become part of an international network dedicated to turning optimism into tangible, fulfilling outcomes for Youth, our Community, and Ourselves.

What is an Optimist Club?

We are a community service organization of men and women dedicated to helping the youth in our area.


By joining our Optimist Club, you actively participate in empowering youth, enabling them to reach their potential and fostering positive change in the community.


Membership with our club means being part of a supportive and dedicated community focused on service, collaboration, and shared values.


Being part of Optimist Club of St. Andrews- Irmo provides you the opportunity to make a tangible impact on the lives of children and your local communities, by contributing to initiatives and programs that make a real difference.

Ways to Get Involved

From weekly membership meetings to making a donation, we have many ways for your to get involved and help out.

Weekly Membership Meetings

Every Friday Moring

We meet for breakfast every Friday morning from 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM. If you would like to join us to learn more about being a member of our Optimist Club, contact us for more information. 

Christmas Tree Lot

Nov- Dec

The Annual Optimist Club Christmas Tree Lot is primary fundraiser for our club. Located on St. Andrews Road at McGregor Presbyterian Church parking lot. We also always open “the weekend before Thanksgiving".

Annual Golf Tournament


You can participate by sponsoring or signing up a team to golf. All proceeds go to our Annual Day of Giving, supporting the local youth within our community!

Annual Day of Giving

September 2023

We support many youth-related organizations each year and this culminates in our Day of Giving event where we fund and thank those organizations for what they do in our community.

Organizations We Support

When you support the Optimist International Club of St. Andrews- Irmo, you are supporting these organizations as well. We raise money to donate to the organizations that help our local youth the most. Learn More. 

Get Involved

Are you ready to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our youth and community? Your involvement with the Optimist Club of St. Andrews-Irmo can help turn hope and positivity into real-world change. Join us in our mission to empower, uplift, and inspire. Whether it’s through membership, volunteering at events, or contributing to our fundraisers, there are many ways to be part of this extraordinary journey. Don’t miss the opportunity to be a beacon of optimism and a force for good.