It’s All About Kids is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 children’s advocacy organization that provides mentoring enrichment programs and promotes literacy campaigns to academically at-risk children in our community. Over the past 14 years It’s All About Kids has been providing services to the University Area community in the Tampa Bay area by way of three core programs. They have served hundreds of children and their families through these program. Our core programs are:
Buzz into Books – is a community enrichment program that empowers the community through literacy awareness. It started out as local campaign events at local schools, parks, churches, apartments complexes and the for the past three years held a suite at the University mall, in Tampa, where a state-of-the-art Buzz Learning Lab was created that provided after school academic assistance to local children.
Buzz into Books also held 10 week Summer camps for children that were focused on academic development and other enrichment program such as art, music and drama.
Etiquette & Manners – is a children’s program that teaches proper social skills to help young people succeed in life. Topics covered include:
Manners, attire, hygiene, table manners, communication and other social skills that children need to learn during their elementary, middle school and high school ages.
Etiquette & Manners events have included tea parties, shopping for success at Macy’s, classes at Parks and Recreation facilities, job preparation seminars at CareerSource Tampa Bay (formerly Workforce Alliance) and many other.
It’s All About Kids has also provided a diversity of other services that are not part of the core program services which include:
Back to School campaigns – were school supplies, books and bags and cloths are collected and given to families in need.
Thanksgiving turkey giveaways – for families that can not afford food for a Thanksgiving dinner for their families
Fashion and Talent shows for children – were we showcase our children’s talents to the community and reward their efforts.
It’s All About Kids has also participated in family events such as:
♦ The day of the Child
♦ Carefest – Somebody Cares Tampa Bay
♦ The Black Heritage Festival
♦ Fall Festivals
♦ Halloween events at the Mall