Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center’s 25th Annual Thanksgiving Basket Brigade on Sunday, Nov. 19 in Fort Lauderdale


WHAT: Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center’s 25th Annual Thanksgiving Basket Brigade prepares and delivers a “basket” filled with all the items needed to make a traditional Thanksgiving meal, including a turkey.

WHEN: Sunday, November 19, 2017 congregate at 8:00am, bag at 9:00am and caravans of deliveries depart approximately 9:30am

WHO: More than 500 volunteers will assemble and hand deliver Thanksgiving meals to more than 1,200 underprivileged families throughout Broward County.

Interviews and photo ops available with:

-Dr. Ana Calderon Randazzo, CDTC Executive Director

-Juliette Lippman, Esq., Chairman of the CDTC Board of Directors

-Students from local high schools


Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center’s parking garage
1401 South Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Friends and neighbors can help right now by making a $25 donation online to sponsor a meal for a family of four. Individuals and families can register online to help pack and/or deliver meals online

“Our staff and volunteers look forward to the excitement of the Thanksgiving Basket Brigade each year,” shares CDTC Executive Director Dr. Ana Calderon Randazzo. “It’s hard to believe this is our 25th year of sharing the joy and warmth of the holiday season with both our supporters and patients.”

The Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center (CDTC) is a not-for-profit organization that serves more than 11,000 children with special healthcare needs in Broward County annually. As a facility of Broward Health, CDTC’s mission is to promote the optimal health and well-being of children with special healthcare needs by providing comprehensive prevention, intervention and treatment services within a medical home environment. CDTC is a nationally recognized center of excellence offering a unique system of care for infants, children and youth with chronic illnesses, disabilities and developmental delays.

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