Optimist Youth Homes
& Family Services

6957 N. Figueroa St. Box 41-1076 Los Angeles, CA 90041-1076
Telephone: (323) 443-3175
www.OYHFS.org

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Email:rmartinez@oyhfs.org
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Thank You for all your support!

Your contribution to Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services is tax-deductible to
the fullest extent permissible by law.
Heal, Strengthen & Educate - All Year Long!
As a Monthly Sustainer, you'll be part of a special community of donors who maximize their impact by partnering with us every month, all year long, to heal, strengthen and educate high risk children and families.

Your monthly gift will ensure all children, young adults and families have the opportunity to receive the care and support they need to succeed and allows our organization to plan for the future.

We offer several giving levels which are listed below along with examples of what they fund:
Heal, Strengthen & Educate - All Year Long!
Mentor: $15/month
     • One field trip for 15 students (i.e. museum, sporting event, etc.)
     • One suit or dress for formal gatherings (i.e. high school graduation, gala, probation banquet)

Champion: $25/month
     • Sponsor 12 students and chaperones for the Student of the Month Luncheon  
     • Extracurricular activities for a foster child for 6 months (lessons in music, dance, art, singing, acting, etc.)
     • Small Tile in lobby of Youth Learning Center building (can be inscribed)

Advocate: $40/month
     • Summer camp for one foster child
     • One laptop computer and accessories for a current student or graduate
     • Holiday gifts for children of clients (approximately 6)
     • Transportation assistance for one year for a family to visit their child who is living at Optimist
     • Large Tile in lobby of Youth Learning Center building (can be inscribed)

Hero: $100/month
     • 6 field trips for 15 students (i.e. museum, sporting event, etc.)
     • Sponsor 60 residents for Christmas Eve dinner at a restaurant
     • Holiday gifts for 45 residents
     • Summer camp for 3 foster children
     • Supplies for Art Therapy program for one year
     • Basic essentials for one youth transitioning to living independently (kitchen supplies, bathroom accessories, bedding, furniture,
         interview-appropriate clothing, bus passes and/or bicycles, etc.)
 
MonthlyGiving
How does Monthly Giving work?

Itís Easy to Give on YOUR Terms!
Monthly Giving via credit card can be activated immediately. Just sign-up and indicate the amount of your monthly gift and the transaction will be posted on the 15th of each month to your Visa, MasterCard, or AMEX. You will not receive any phone calls or pledge reminders.

You can change the amount or cancel at any time by contacting the Development Department at
development@oyhfs.org or (323) 443-3022
Thank You  from OPTIMIST
Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services is a 501(c)(3) organization. Building Productive Lives Since 1906