Taking Steps Toward a Cure

Optimist International will be hosting an organization-wide walk to promote childhood cancer awareness and raise much needed funds. All Clubs are asked to sponsor a CCC Walk during June, Optimist International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This show of unified support will demonstrate the organization's mission to "be the leading force to rid the world of childhood cancer."

Participating Clubs may designate how they would like to utilize the funds they raise, whether it be sending them to the Optimist International Foundation, designated for research at Johns Hopkins or for use at a local organization.

If you have any questions about the walk, please contact the Programs Department at (800) 500-8130 or via e-mail at ccc@optimist.org.


Walk Planning Guide

Walk Commitment Form

Participant Registration Form

Walker Sponsor Sheet

Walk Wrap-up Form

*Please note that you can type into forms and print them out, but you will not be able to save them.
Press Releases
Press Release – Before .doc .pdf
Press Release – After .doc .pdf

*If your Optimist Club or District wishes to use its own letterhead, you can remove the Optimist International logo in the document by opening up the Word document, going to "View," then "Toolbars" and selecting "Forms." When the "Forms" toolbar appears, click on the padlock, then click on the Optimist logo and delete it. For those using Microsoft Office 2007, click on the Microsoft Office button in the upper left corner, go to "Word options" and then select the box next to "Show the Developer tab in the Ribbon" and click "OK." Above the document, click the "Developer" tab and then click on the "Protect Document" drop-down menu. Click on "Restrict Formatting and Editing." At the bottom of the new window to the right, click the "Stop Protection" button.