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Causes: Children & Youth, Education, Human Services, Scholarships, Scholarships & Student Financial Aid

Mission: Take Stock in Children aims to passionately promote personal growth, self responsibility and academic success for deserving low-income students by providing a unique set of resources including mentors, scholarships, long term support, student advocacy and a guaranteed educational opportunity. Our purpose is to prepare and develop our students to be successful people, focused on being their best and contributing members of society. Our goal is to develop confidence, competence, pride, a sense of belonging and hope in each student. Achieving this goal will result in an improved quality of life for all of our stakeholders. We believe that a willing child can succeed with the help of passionate and caring people, encouragement and challenge, hard work and accountability.

Geographic areas served: Florida

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3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 1

Take Stock in Children of Palm Beach County has failed to comply with the Florida Solicitation of Contributions Act. That law regulates solicitation of public contributions and requires full disclosure of certain information from organizations soliciting contributions in Florida. Take Stock in Children of Palm Beach County -- legally known as COLLEGE FOR KIDS INC. -- has violated the Florida Solicitation of Contributions Act by allowing Registration Number CH24332 to expire 11/20/2009 and by failing to disclose information as required by that act. Take Stock in Children of Palm Beach County has a history of serious problems. You should carefully watch Take Stock in Children of Palm Beach County.

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Take Stock in Children 12/28/2009

Dear Philanthropy, Please be advised that effective December 22, 2009, College for Kids dba/ Take Stock in Children of Palm Beach County is compliant with Florida's "Solicitation of Contributions Act". Their registration number CH24332 will expire on November 20, 2010.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Take stock in children is a wonderful program, I am blessed to have been given this scholarship. The staff is kind and helps with any problems we have. They also give some wonderful mentors to the students!

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Take Stock In Children is an excellent program. It gives children the opportunity to go to college where otherwise they may not get the chance. It also helps the community get involved with their mentoring program. Take Stock In Children brings hope to a child.