The Delmarva Titans Organization were provided $500 for equipment. The funding will go towards a program of travel ball including softball and baseball for sixteen girls from Worcester County.

Ocean Pines Children’s Theatre. The Club provided and additional $500 toward their next production.

Believe in Tomorrow. Funds were provided for a Believe in Santa Breakfast. The Club annually provides $3,000 to Believe in Tomorrow.

Worcester Youth & Family Counselling. $1000 was provided in November 2023.

Worcester County Public Schools Counselors. Club member and SDMS Counsellor Cherie Townsend is organizing bring 22 counsellors from Worcester County to a conference in Cambridge in March. The Club provided $3,500 for travel cost and fees.

Art Contest The Club annually provides funding to sponsor the Worcester County Art League contest for high school students. This year $2000 in prizes were awarded to winnder in three categories. See our programs page for this years winners.

Veterans Memorial Fund. The Veterans Memorial provide a unique opportunity for kids in Worcester Country to learn about Veterans and their contributions. For 2023 the Club provided $5,000 to support an educational documentation video for fifth grade students in the County.

Toys for Tots. The Club annually provides funding to Toys for Tots. With the inflation in prices for kids gifts this year the Club increased funding to $5,000.

Coats for Kids. The year purchased and distributed 340 coats to school children in Worcester Country. This brings our total purchases for kids this year to $9,000.

Library Books for SDMS. Club member and Media Specialist from the Steven Decatur Middle School requested funding for Kindness Books for the school. The Board approved $2000 towards their requirements. Thanks to Cheryl Lynn Brown for bringing these needs to our attention.

Berlin Intermediate School. The Optimist Club donated $2,000 to the Berlin Intermediate School as part of their annual funding for school events. FEb-9-20230bayside-G-photos.jpg

Ocean Pines Anglers Club. Every year the Anglers Club host their annual “Teach a Kid to Fish” program, and our Club provides financial support. This year we provided $750 toward trophies and rod reels.

Force Baseball. The Club donated $5,000 to Force Baseball. For the purchase toward new pitching machine we provided $2,000. Toward travel and general annual expenses we provided an additional $3,000.

Junior Achivement of the Eastern Shore. The Club annually provides funding to the Junior Achivement group here on the Eastern Shore. This year we provided $1,000 toward their programs for kids in our community.