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Florida Lottery Representatives join the Miami Dolphins cheerleaders at the Strides for Education Broward Program.

The Tampa Bay Rays’ official mascot Raymond joined key stakeholders at last year’s Strides for Education event benefitting the Hillsborough Program.

More than 5,000 people participated in last year Strides for Education raising nearly $1,000,000 for Take Stock in Children scholars.

Raised to date: $

Goal: $1,000,000

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Join thousands throughout Florida this year to raise more than $1,000,0000 for college scholarships for deserving, low-income students by participating in the 3rd annual Strides for Education. This 5K Walk/Run event held throughout the 2013-2014 school year benefits Take Stock in Children, which serves more than 18,000 students in the state. With a high school graduation rate of 92 percent in Florida, Take Stock in Children helps break the cycle of poverty by providing college scholarships, caring volunteer mentors and hope for a better life. So, lace up your sneakers and invite your friends, coworkers, family and community members to take strides for education!

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  • FL Department of Education