Brooklyn Do Gooder Awards to honor community service

In honor of its first anniversary, the Brooklyn Community Foundation, the first borough-wide charitable organization focused solely on Brooklyn, announced the first-ever online Brooklyn Do Gooder Awards campaign.

The campaign will identify and honor local individuals who embody the highest values of community giving and service.

The campaign invites the broader Brooklyn community to identify individuals who display an outstanding sense of giving back locally and to nominate and vote for them online at

The campaign will culminate at a community celebration on November 3, 2010 at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Palm House, where the winners will be recognized.