Metro Area Youth Foundation

MAYF Logo FinalThe Metro Area Youth Foundation, Inc. is a corporation formed by members of Omaha Area Optimist Clubs. The clubs are: Bellevue, Blair, Elkhorn, Gretna, Omaha, Omaha Breakfast, Omaha-Miracle Hills, Omaha North, Omaha Southwest, Omaha South, Omaha West, Papillion-La-Vista, Plattsmouth, Ralston, and including the following Iowa Clubs, Council Bluffs, Tabor, Underwood, and Oakland. We are an all volunteer organization.

Metro Area Youth Foundation is a 501(c)3 Organization.

Metro Area Youth Foundation Goals

  • Provide financial and other support to children diagnosed and receiving treatment for cancer
  • Help families and care partners of children with cancer to meet the children's needs
  • Assist healthcare and service providers

Why was the Metro Area Youth Foundation Formed?

  • Create a foundation that is a 501(c)3 to allow for donations to be tax deductible
  • To Unite the Metro Area Optimist Clubs in a common goal, Childhood Cancer Campaign
  • Raise money to support Children receiving treatment at Children's Hospital and Medical Center and the University of Nebraska Medical Center Pediatric Oncology Departments