Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The annual event attracts thousands of toys for the kids of Brevard County, Florida Indialantic, Fla. — Santa Claus wore a chauffeur’s cap this year when Brevard Executive Transportation teamed with local charity Toys for Kids of Brevard to collect and distribute 5,000 toys to children in need. For the fifth consecutive year, Wendy Kleefisch, owner of Brevard Executive, actively partnered with the organization to fill a “limo sleigh” with gifts for Brevard County families.  

Anthony Robinson and Wendy Kleefisch of Brevard Executive with DJ Timmy Vee (right) Throughout the month, the limo sleigh—in reality a Grech Motors Sprinter—collected toys from various drop-off points in the Brevard County regions. On December 16, vehicle parked at the Bass Pro Shop in Palm Bay, where an “elf” helped children pick out a gift or two. In addition to the time and toys donated by Kleefisch and her staff, she also raffled off a free weekend limo rental. The winner was a law enforcement officer who wished to be anonymous.

Toys for Kids of Brevard was started in 1995 by local radio DJ, Timmy Vee, who saw a need to help the families of his hometown during the holidays. To date, Toys for Kids has provided toys to over 80,000 children in Brevard County.  No funds or donations leave the area, and the organization goes above and beyond to see that no family is ever turned down. In addition to Brevard Executive, the charity also received support from other local businesses and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Department.

Kleefisch is thrilled to be so closely involved with a charity that serves her hometown. "We never get tired of doing little things for others,” she said. “Sometimes those little things occupy the biggest parts of their hearts."

Visit brevardexecutivelimos.com for more information.

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