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Brooklyn Gives: The Totals Are In...

Total Raised
$263,848
(and counting!)


We are thrilled to announce that our first-ever Brooklyn Gives on #GivingTuesday local giving campaign has raised well over $250,000 for 20 outstanding Brooklyn nonprofits in 24 hours!

Donors across Brooklyn and beyond responded to our $100,000 donation challenge, helping to raise record totals to support these outstanding finalists for our inaugural Spark Prize:

Arab-American Family Support Center | Audre Lorde Project | Black Women's Blueprint | Center for Community Alternatives | Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions | Children of Promise NYC | Common Justice | Dance Theatre Etcetera | Green City Force | IMPACCT Brooklyn | Make the Road New York | MoCADA Museum | Neighbors Together | Reconnect BrooklynRed Hook Community Justice Center | Red Hook Initiative | Turning Point Brooklyn | United Community Centers | UPROSE | YWCA Brooklyn


Pictured: Supporters and participating nonprofits at yesterday's kickoff breakfast at Brooklyn Industries with the Borough President's "Brooklyn Gives Day" proclamation

Thank You! 

To our lead sponsor TD Bank and supporters National Grid, The Brooklyn Nets Foundation, and Brooklyn Industries
 

To our partners at Brooklyn Borough Hall and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerceespecially Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna for declaring yesterday "Brooklyn Gives Day in Brooklyn, USA!"
 

To the many Brooklyn Community Foundation donors who gave yesterday, including many of our generous Donor Advised Funds
 

And lastly, to all who came to our Brooklyn Gives kickoff breakfast at Brooklyn Industries and enjoyed doughnuts generously provided by Brooklyn's own DOUGH

 


There's Still Time to Show Your Love for Brooklyn Gives

    

You can still purchase Brooklyn Industries' limited edition Brooklyn Gives t-shirt, proceeds from which will continue to support outstanding nonprofits in Brooklyn. They make the perfect holiday gift!


 Brooklyn Gives is generously sponsored by TD Bank 
with additional support from National Grid and the Brooklyn Nets

 

Liane Stegmaier

Vice President of Communications and Strategy