Take Stock in Children provides, college scholarships, mentors and hope for deserving at-risk students to break the cycle of poverty and help them reach their greatest potential. One to one mentoring is maximized through dedicated volunteers encouraging students on a weekly basis, during the school day, on the school campus. Motivated students are guided by advocates to embrace the opportunity of preparing for higher education to achieve their dreams. Family cycles of poverty, prison, and addiction are broken through volunteers and education. Students succeed and become educated, engaged community citizens and leaders.
THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF SARASOTA COUNTY, INC. IS A REGISTERED 501(C)(3) NON-PROFIT CORPORATION. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 (or 1-800-352-9832 en Espanola) OR GOING ON THE DEPARTMENT’S WEBSITE: WWW.800HELPFLA.COM. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE DONATION IS RECEIVED BY THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF SARASOTA COUNTY. REGISTRATION #CH-2471.