The Immokalee Foundation seeks mentors for students’ success

The Immokalee Foundation is looking for a few good mentors. Mentorship is one of the most important aspects of the foundation’s programs, with the youth of Immokalee benefiting from the guidance [...]

Longtime Immokalee Foundation supporter joins state board for Take Stock in Children

Naples resident Louise Penta, an engaged and dedicated volunteer for The Immokalee Foundation for more than a decade, has joined the board of directors of Take Stock in Children of Florida. [...]

The Immokalee Foundation, Champions For Learning recognized for excellence with state scholarship program awards

The Immokalee Foundation and Champions For Learning, Collier County’s affiliates in the Take Stock in Children program, have each been recognized with the Gold Level of Excellence Award for the [...]

Immokalee students reaffirm their commitment to success at foundation’s Pledge Night

The Immokalee Foundation held its Take Stock in Children Pledge Night at Immokalee Middle School recently. In attendance were 260 students, family members, mentors and community supporters. [...]

The Immokalee Foundation students are sailors for a day on Sweet Liberty catamaran

Students in The Immokalee Foundation’s programs spent a recent Saturday on a 53-foot sailing catamaran in the Gulf of Mexico on an outing sponsored by Harry and Deborah Debes of Naples, who are [...]

The Immokalee Foundation inducts 53 students into 2016 Take Stock in Children class

The Immokalee Foundation welcomed a record-setting number of students into Take Stock in Children at the foundation’s recent induction ceremony, where 53 middle and high school students pledged [...]

The Immokalee Foundation earns Take Stock in Children’s Gold Level of Excellence Award

The Immokalee Foundation has earned Take Stock in Children’s Gold Level of Excellence Award for the fourth consecutive year during the College and Career Readiness Summit in Tampa. “The Immokalee [...]

Louise Penta Named Take Stock in Children Mentor of the Year

As the mother of a diabetic son, Louise Penta took notice when she met eighth grader Alejandro “Alex” Arreguin a few years ago. Penta, a mentor in The Immokalee Foundation’s Take Stock in [...]

Take Stock in Children Inducts 32 New Students

In late January, nearly 200 people gathered to celebrate the induction of 32 new students into TIF’s Take Stock in Children program. The 32 students, mostly seventh graders, will work with [...]

This is What a Role Model Looks Like

When a TIF student excels or racks up an impressive accomplishment, she becomes a role model for her siblings, her peers, and the other children in the Immokalee community. This is exactly the [...]

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