2017 Holiday Toy Shop

2017 Holiday Toy Shop

Bring a smile to the face of a child with special needs this holiday!

The CDTC Toy Shop officially opens on Wednesday, December 13th. We need your help filling it with toys for the 3,000 children on our list.

You can help by starting a collection at work, school or any small businesses you frequent. Or simply purchase a few toys and drop them off.

Every toy is another present to make the holiday bright for a very special child!

Have a Business or Group That Wants to Help?
Start a CDTC Holiday Drive!

1. Sign Up Online so we can track and share your efforts.

2. Download one of our fliers and/or social media images to help promote your drive.

General Toy Drive FlierFacebook Image (For Sharing)

3. Set up a collection box in a common area or plan a time and place for everyone to bring their items.

4. Schedule a time to deliver your collection to the center and celebrate your good work! It’s so important that we have your delivery date and time because we would like to take the time to capture the moment and share your generosity with all of our Friends on Facebook.  CDTC is open for delivery Monday – Friday between 8:30am and 5:30pm. Contact Mary Beth Fleck at mfleck@browardhealth.org to make arrangements.

Shipping a single gift? Please notify us before sending any item. Ship items to Attn: Mary Beth Fleck; Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center; 1401 S Federal Highway; Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316.

When to Deliver

We will be accepting toy donations, Monday, December 13th through December 21st, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm.
If you need to schedule a time outside those hours, please contact Mary Beth at mfleck@browardhealth.org.

Where to Deliver

Gifts can be delivered to CDTC at 1401 South Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale.

0 – 6 Months

Musical Toys
Crib Toys

7 – 18 Months

Learning Toys
Stacking Toys
Musical Toys
Push Toys

19 – 24 Months

Sesame Street Characters
Ride-on Toys
Learning Toys

2 – 3 years

Little People Toys
Tonka Trucks
Baby Dolls

4 – 5 years

Play Doh
Board Games
Action Figures

6 – 7 years

Board Games
Arts & Crafts Kits
Sports Equipment

8 – 13 years

Board Games
Arts & Crafts Kits
Remote Control Cars
Electronic Toys

14 – 16 years

Movie Tickets
Sports Equipment
Walmart Gift Cards
Target Gift Cards

Our toddlers and teens are just as important to us! And, we receive the least amount of items for these special kids. Please don’t leave them out of your donations!

Contact Mary Beth at 954.728.1019 or mfleck@browardhealth.org for ideas and help coordinating your drive or delivery to CDTC.

Thanksgiving Basket Brigade | Nov 19th

Thanksgiving Basket Brigade | Nov 19th

Join us for the 25th Annual Thanksgiving Basket Brigade

Sunday, November 19th at 8:00 am

With your help we will provide more than 1,300 families in need with a Thanksgiving meal.

Volunteers can register to either just bag meals or to both bag and deliver.


8:00am – Volunteer Sign-in
9:00am – Assembly Line Begins
9:45am – Delivery Begins

Volunteers should pre-register online.

Students Service Hours

Students can earn service hours by checking in at the “Student Registration” table beginning at 8:00am the day of the event. You will receive a form with a staff signature that verifies your hours and participation.

Presented By

For more information, contact Vickie Walter at vwalter@browardhealth.org or 954-728-1095.

Sponsor a Family

Just a small donation of $25 can feed a family of four this Thanksgiving!*

*Funds received over and above the budget of the 2017 Thanksgiving Basket Brigade will be contributed to CDTC’s general fund at the close of the event. General funds support our medical and dental clinics as well as case management and emergency services for children and families with special needs.

Donate a Toy for the Holidays

We’re kicking off our Annual Holiday Toy Drive at the Basket Brigade.

Shop for new, unwrapped toys for children ages birth to 16 and bring your donation with you to the event!

Ribbons for the Children | Dec 2nd

Ribbons for the Children | Dec 2nd

Please Join Us For The

12th Annual Ribbons for the Children

Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 6pm – 9pm

 Art exhibit, silent art auction, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the beautiful Port Riverview Ballroom in the Huizenga Pavilion at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

Call for Youth Artists

CDTC invites Broward County children to create original artwork in honor of World AIDS Day.

World AIDS Day (Dec 1st) is a day we honor all individuals living with HIV and AIDS, those impacted by this epidemic, and remember the lives lost.

PRIZES: $100 first place;  $75 second place;  $50 third place

An opening reception to recognize all youth artists will be held on November 30 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the World AIDS Museum (1201 NE 26th St #111, Wilton Manors, FL 33305).

Become a Ribbons Sponsor

Download a Sponsor Package

Contact Mary Beth Fleck at 954-728-1019 or mfleck@browardhealth.org for more information.

The SMART Ride | TBA

The SMART Ride | TBA

Due to Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts in the Keys the SMART Ride has been postponed until early 2018.

We are so honored to once again be a beneficiary of The SMART Ride. The CDTC Cyclones will be making the two day, 165 mile journey from Miami to Key West for the 6th consecutive year!

Like many things that change us and the world in some way, it starts with a dream, a vision, and an idea. The SMART Ride (Southern Most AIDS/HIV Ride) is no different. It was born out of a dream to make a real and significant difference in the lives of those infected, affected and at risk for HIV/AIDS.

The ride became a reality in November of 2003 with less than 100 riders and about 100 crew raising $169,000. Thirteen years later, over $8.5 million has been distributed throughout Florida, making SMART Ride the 2nd largest AIDS bicycle ride in the country and the only one of its size to give back 100%. Find Out More

2017 Mother’s Day Brunch

2017 Mother’s Day Brunch

cdtc SUNFLOWERS’ Annual Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch

Saturday, May 13, 2017 | 10:30am – 1:30pm

Lauderdale Yacht Club | 1725 SE 12th St, Ft Lauderdale

The cdtc SUNFLOWERS invite you to honor the dedicated and loving mothers of our children with special healthcare needs at their 9th annual “Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch.”

The annual event raises funds to support CDTC’s Primary Care Clinic which provides healthcare services to nearly 2,00 special needs children and their siblings.

Tickets are on sale now! Click HERE to purchase.

We hope to see you there!