Media Coverage

2015 Teddy Bear Brigade ABC News Coverage

2015 Teddy Bear Brigade WTSP Coverage

2015 Teddy Bear Brigade WTVT Coverage

2014 SNN Coverage

The foundation was started by local businessman and philanthropist Rod Khleif during Thanksgiving in 2001, and has benefited thousands of families throughout Sarasota and Bradenton.

Photo Gallery from The Observer

2014 Bay News 9 Coverage

In August 2014 the Tiny Hands Foundation launched the Back-to-School Backpack Brigade. Providing 1,500 Backpacks with School Supplies to Community’s Children in Need.

2014 ABC 7 News Coverage

Tiny Hands Foundation Back-to-School Backpack Brigade on August 2, 2014. Tiny Hands Foundation was founded in 2001 by Sarasota businessman and philanthropist Rod Khleif. The event provided 1,500 backpacks filled with school supplies to children in need in the Sarasota and Bradenton area.

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.