Basket Brigade

Tiny Hands Foundation’s 15th Annual Holiday Basket Brigade aims to provide holiday gift baskets to 1,000 community children and families in need.


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SARASOTA, FL, August 2016 – The Tiny Hands Foundation has announced their goal to distribute 1,000 holiday gift baskets, decorated and filled with holiday food and Christmas toys to our community’s children and families in need this holiday season. The Tiny Hands Foundation is seeking donations, sponsors, and volunteers to assist the foundation in achieving this year’s goal.

What: 15th Annual Tiny Hands Foundation’s Holiday Basket Brigade
Where: Boys & Girls Club of Sarasota – 3100 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota, Florida 34237
When: Saturday, December 17th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Who: Interested donors, sponsors, and volunteers please call 941-343-8023

The Tiny Hands Foundation, founded by Sarasota businessman and philanthropist Rod Khleif in 2001, leads several annual children’s charitable initiatives that have benefited more than 45,000 community children and families in need. The Tiny Hands Foundation’s annual charitable initiatives include:

  • Holiday Basket Brigade: Provides thousands of Holiday Gift Baskets filled with food and Christmas toys to community children and families in need.
  • Back-to-School Backpack Brigade: Provides thousands of new Backpacks filled with school supplies to community school children in need.
  • Teddy Bear Brigade: Provides thousands of Teddy Bears for community police department patrol cars to be given out by police officers to comfort children in distress.

Those who are interested in helping the Tiny Hands Foundation with the 2016 Holiday Basket Brigade can contact: Ron Trytek. $28 sponsors a local family. 100% of donations go towards gift baskets. Your generosity will be deeply appreciated. The Tiny Hands Foundation is a 501c3 charity and all donations are tax-deductible.

About Us

Founded by Sarasota businessman Rod Khleif in 2001, the Tiny Hands Foundation’s mission is simple - to improve the quality of life for underprivileged children in our community. We believe in fostering an exchange of generosity and gratitude between the fortunate and those who are in need.