A Better Chance in Darien
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Current and Past Board Members & Host Families, Tutors, and Alumnae, please join us at an Open House in the beautiful new home of A Better Chance in Darien

Sunday April 27, 4:30-6:30pm

103 Tokeneke Road in Darien

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To provide scholarships to academically talented minority girls from underserved areas allowing them to realize their academic and social potential while living in Darien and attending DHS.




A BETTER CHANCE, Inc. is a national, nonprofit organization that fosters educational opportunities for talented minority students from around the country. A superior high school education is the key to providing college preparation for these qualified students.


Darien’s A Better Chance program was started in the fall of 1981. Six students along with resident directors live in town at 11 Brookside Road. The house is owned by the First Congregational Church and is leased to ABC for $1 a year. The students attend Darien High School.

Apply to A Better Chance

Students can apply to A Better Chance programs through the national organization. If they are interested in a specific program, or area, they can specify that in their application. For further questions or additional information the national office can be reached by telephone at 646 346-1310. Isabella Trauttmansdorff is the coordinator for A Better Chance programs in the northeast region. For an application click here.

Learn more about ABC National

For more information about A Better Chance go to the national website, www.abetterchance.org.

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