2015 Teddy Bear Brigade

Tiny Hands Foundation Introduces
“The Teddy Bear Brigade”

Tiny Hands Foundation’s Rod Khleif Announces the “Teddy Bear Brigade” Providing 500 Teddy Bears for Sarasota Police Department Cars For Children in Distress.

SARASOTA, FL, November 2015, Tiny Hands Foundation President Rod Khleif announces the 2nd Annual “Teddy Bear Brigade” Providing 500 Teddy Bears for Sarasota Police Department Patrol Cars to be Given Out to Children in Distress.  These ‘Teddy Bear Officers’ will ride along with Sarasota Police Officers and will be given out to help comfort children they encounter that may be in distress.

We hope you will consider participating in The Teddy Bear Brigade. Just $5 (or $10 for 2!) provides a brand new comfort bear to comfort a child involved in a traumatic situation.

There are 2 Ways You Can Help:

  • Donate a Teddy Bear or 2: Donate online by PayPal or credit card. ($5 or $10) http://TinyHandsFoundation.org
  • Drop off a Teddy Bear or 2: Now through November 15th, Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, 4780 Cattlemen Rd. Sarasota FL. 34233 will be accepting Teddy Bear Donations for the Teddy Bear Brigade.

Presentation Ceremony: Chief of the Sarasota Police Department, Bernadette A. DiPino will accept 500 Teddy Bear Officers who will “report for duty” on 1:30pm EST, Monday November 16, 2015.

What:    Sarasota Police Department Teddy Bear Presentation Ceremony
Where:    Sarasota Police Station, 2099 Adams Lane, Sarasota, FL 34237
When:    Monday November 16, 2015 at 1:30 pm EST
Who:    All interested press, organization volunteers, and community members


About the Tiny Hands Foundation

The Tiny Hands Foundation, was founded by Sarasota businessman and philanthropist Rod Khleif in 2001, and leads several annual community children’s charitable initiatives that have benefited more than 30,000 community children and families in need. The Tiny Hands Foundation’s core mission is to improve the quality of impoverished children’s lives within our area. We believe in fostering an exchange of generosity and gratitude between the fortunate in our community and those who are in need.

Media Contact: Ron Trytek
Tiny Hands Foundation
Direct phone:  941-343-8023
Email: ron@TinyHandsFoundation.org
Web: http://TinyHandsFoundation.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TinyHandsFoundation/

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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.
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