SHARE THIS POST

Rachel's Hippotherapy | Sandestin Foundation for Kids
Rachel’s Hippotherapy

Many of you remember Rachel from our previous stories. Rachel was born with a brain bleed due to complications with her twin brother. She has made tremendous improvements, and it is amazing to see how fast she is growing! Rachel’s mom recently reached out to Sandestin Foundation for Kids to let us know that Rachel

26 May 2016 posted by sandestinfound

SHARE THIS POST

Eye Surgery for Hayden | Sandestin Foundation for Kids
Eye Surgery for Hayden

Sandestin Foudnation for Kids recently leaned of a local little boy that has had his shares of difficulties. Hayden was born seemingly healthy, but at just over a week old he was diagnosed with a condition called Bilateral Cataracts. This meant surgery would be needed to remove the cataracts or his brain would decide that

26 May 2016 posted by sandestinfound

SHARE THIS POST

Clothes and Toys Donations | Sandestin Foundation for Kids
Clothes and Toys Donations

Sandestin Foundation for Kids, in partnership with the Sandestin Family Retail Shops, just made a donation of brand new toys, stuffed animals, books and clothes to local children in need totaling almost $1,000! These toys and brand-named clothes will make it to the children just in time for Christmas! Thank you to Coconut Kidz in

26 May 2016 posted by sandestinfound

SHARE THIS POST

Sowing Seeds of Love | Sandestin Foundation for Kids
Sowing Seeds of Love

This Christmas Sandestin Foundation for Kids was able to make a donation to Sowing Seeds of Love, a non-profit organization that helps children in orphanages in remote areas of South America. With the help of a donation from the Foundation, Sowing Seeds was able to bring Christmas gifts, school supplies, baby slings and shoes to

26 May 2016 posted by sandestinfound

SHARE THIS POST

Fall Festival | Sandestin Foundation for Kids
Fall Festival

In the fall of 2015, Sandestin Foundation for Kids co-hosted a Fall Family Festival benefiting all in need across the Emerald Coast. People were asked to make a monetary donation of any size or bring a donation of clothes, baby items, food, toiletries, etc., and in exchange they received free tickets to the event. The

26 May 2016 posted by sandestinfound

SHARE THIS POST

Beer Fest | Sandestin Foundation for Kids
Beer Fest

Baytowne Wharf Neighborhood Association recently held its annual Beer Fest. Sandestin Foundation for Kids supplied volunteers to help break down the event, and received a $1,500 donation from the BWNA! We also had a booth selling pretzel necklaces, and it made over $800! Events like this help us to be able to help even more

26 May 2016 posted by sandestinfound

SHARE THIS POST

Africa Trip | Sandestin Foundation for Kids
Africa Trip

Since its beginning, Sandestin Foundation for Kids has supported Overland Missions, a non-profit organization that builds wells to bring clean drinking water to the most remote areas of Africa. Recently, two of our founders, Tom and Carla Becnel, visited Africa and got to see the program first-hand. They said it was truly an eye-opener to

26 May 2016 posted by sandestinfound

SHARE THIS POST

Crop Drop | Sandestin Foundation for Kids
Crop Drop

Since 2009, Thrivent Financial- Emerald Coast Group has held an annual event bringing fresh produce to one central location to disperse to local families in need. The group coordinates with farmers in Florida and Mississippi to get produce donated that will not be sold to grocery stores. On the day of the event, 400 volunteers

26 May 2016 posted by sandestinfound

SHARE THIS POST

Liam Hurley | Sandestin Foundation for Kids
Liam Hurley

Liam is a local, two-year-old little boy from Fort Walton Beach, FL. Liam was born with Cystic Dysphasia of the Kidneys, which has caused kidney problems since birth. When we first heard from Liam’s family, he only had 20% kidney function, and they were told he must have a kidney transplant to survive. His dad,

26 May 2016 posted by sandestinfound

SHARE THIS POST

CAC Check Donation

We are very happy to announce that the Sandestin Foundation for Kids has donated $15,000 to the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center (ECCAC). “We are so appreciative of this donation,” commented ECCAC’s CEO, Julie Hurst. “These funds will directly benefit our new Pierce Family Walton County Children’s Advocacy Center currently under construction, and we will

28 Sep 2015 posted by sandestinfound