The Suncoast BBQ Bash is an annual fundraiser on the Suncoast Foundation for
Handicapped Children, Inc. (SFHC). In 1985, SFHC was founded to support local
non-profits that provide services to the handicapped children of our community.
The Suncoast Foundation for Handicapped Children Inc. has built over 74,000 square feet of buildings in Sarasota County, Florida. The buildings are located on three separate campuses: Sarasota, Venice, and North Port. The facilities are leased to non-profit organizations rent-free. Presently the facilities are occupied by Special Olympics, The Florida Center, Community Haven, Children’s First, and the Loveland Center.
The net proceeds from the Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash will be used to support and maintain all of these facilities both now and in the future. This will ensure that the legacies of Kevin Brown, Tom Brown, John Cox, Tim Erickson, Kathy Hazard, Gary Jones, John Olliver, Orville Ray, Bill Sirios, Bob Stanton, Gene Whipp, and Robert Woods who were so instruct mental in supporting the foundation efforts will be preserved.
Our goal is to bring nationally recognized BBQ Pitmasters and Bluegrass Bands to a family friendly venue.
Our mission is to ensure the Sarasota County based non-profits organizations can continue to serve special needs children in our community in rent-free facilities.