+ Tiny Hands supports students
The Tiny Hands Foundation, with the help of more than 200 volunteers, will fill 1,500 backpacks with school supplies for children in need from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 2, at the Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota, 3100 Fruitville Road, Sarasota.
“We all remember the excitement of starting school with our new pencils, notebooks and backpacks and want to ensure more children have that same exciting start to the school year,” the foundation’s Ron Trytek adds. “We are providing a backpack to every school-aged child in community care in Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties in support of the Guardian ad Litem Program.”
For more information, visit tinyhandsfoundation.org.
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