A Better Chance in Darien
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Congratulations to the Winners of our 2014 Raffle!


Grand Prize Winner of a Vespa LX50, Dave Campbell

Second Prize, $250 Gift Certificate to Palmer’s Market, Carey Hocker

Third Prize, $100 Gift Certificate to Nielsen’s Florist, Kerwin Mayers


Thanks to everyone who supported our Fifth Annual Raffle Fundraiser!

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


History of Success


In 33 years of operation, ABC in Darien Scholars have been Presidents of the DHS student body, National Honor Society members and Captains of several athletic teams. 100% of graduates have gone on to four-year colleges. Many have continued on to graduate schools and careers in law, teaching and architecture.


A new house for ABC in Darien


The current ABC House has been rented (on a $1/year basis) to the program by The First Congregational Church since 1981. The Program will move next fall into its newly purchased home at 103 Tokeneke Road, and expand to accommodate 8 scholars. Learn more here.

Learn more about ABC National

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.


For more information, or to apply to attend an A Better Chance program, go to the ABC National website, www.abetterchance.org.

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A Better Chance in Darien

P.O. Box 3204

Darien, CT 06820

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