Take Stock in Children is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization with a 17 year history of providing mentors, educational scholarships, and hope for Florida’s low-income and deserving youth. The organization has provided educational support and college scholarships for over 18,000 children in partnership with more than 800 public schools throughout 67 counties in Florida. It is the only scholarship mentoring program that has attained a high school graduation rate of 92 percent in Florida. The program’s multi-year commitment to students begins in middle school and continues through high school graduation and into college. Special emphasis is placed on student accountability and specific measurable outcomes. Take Stock in Children students pledge to meet with their assigned mentor once a week, maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.5, and remain drug and crime free. Upon successful high school graduation, students are then awarded a college scholarship.
To learn more about Take Stock in Children of Broward, please call 754-321-2577 or visit www.takestockbrowardfl.org.