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Take Stock in Children Scholarship Applications

The Take Stock in Children helps low-income students achieve success by providing scholarships, mentors & hope. We select Marion County Public School students during their 8th grade year.  Students must be eligible for free or reduced lunch. To be eligible to apply, students MUST meet the following criteria: Students must be in the 8th grade […]

Community Partnership School Director

United Way of Marion County, and its Community School Partners; Marion County Public Schools, Public Education Foundation of Marion County, Ocala Health and University of Central Florida are seeking a qualified Director for our Community Partnership School.  College Park Elementary School will be transitioning to a Community Partnership School beginning in the 2020/2021 school year.  [...]

The Classic 2020

The annual Classic weekend is scheduled for January 15th through January 20th at the Country Club of Ocala! All funds raised during the Classic will go to college tuition scholarships for low-income, at-risk youth in the Take Stock in Children program. The events for the Classic 2020 are as follows: Hors d’Oeuvres with the Honorees […]

Giving Tree

Our Foundation recently celebrated 30 years of supporting Marion County Public Schools, its students and teachers. Donors came together to provide financial support for the future and help ensure the Foundation continues to connect children, classrooms and the community over the next 30 years. A Giving Tree was created to symbolize the continued growth of […]