Brooklyn Gives: The Totals Are In...
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 Brooklyn | Red 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
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 Commerce—especially 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