Brooks Foundation Makes Major Donation in Vegas

Garth Brooks took part in the donation of $325,000 in goods to disadvantaged kids in the Las Vegas area, it was announced Saturday (Jan. 19). The Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids Foundation, in partnership with World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization, and The Venetian Hotel-Resort-Casino, partnered to make the donation to seven local charities helping 3,500 children. Formerly known as the Touch ‘Em All Foundation, Teammates for Kids is financed by 242 Major League Baseball players and 47 National Hockey League players who donate money based on their game performances. The organization has contributed over $17 million to date. 01/22/02