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Our Story

Dedication and Service

It is incredible how one small idea can grow into something truly special. Second Chance Empowerment Foundation is rooted in the belief that we all have an inherent responsibility to make a meaningful difference in our community. With a variety of active projects and a large volunteer staff, we harness our skills and resources to successfully achieve our goals.

Since our founding in 2011, we have been proud to witness how our activities have benefitted the St. Petersburg community and beyond. Learn more about us below!

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Our Impact Statement

At Second Chance Empowerment Foundation (SCEF) non-profit, we are committed to making a positive impact in our community by providing essential services and resources to those in need. Through our programs and services, we have been able to help thousands of individuals and families achieve their personal and professional goals and improve their quality of life.

Our work has led to tangible outcomes such as increased literacy rates, higher graduation rates, and improved health outcomes for those we serve. By empowering our clients with the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to succeed, we are creating a stronger and more equitable community for all.

In addition to the direct impact of our programs, we also work to raise awareness and advocate for systemic change. By engaging with policymakers and community leaders, we are helping to shape policies and practices that promote social justice and equity.

Through our efforts, we have not only improved the lives of those we serve, but we have also inspired and empowered others to join us in creating a better future for our community. Together, we can continue to make a lasting impact and build a more just and equitable society for all.

Our Core Values

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Meet Our Team

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

At SCEF, we pride ourselves on having a diverse and talented team that is dedicated to providing exceptional service to our community. We believe that by getting to know our team, you will gain a better understanding of our values and the high level of quality we strive to maintain in everything we do.

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