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Community Champion Award

2021-04-09T13:58:54-04:00April 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|

On April 6, 2021 Derrick Brooks was honored by Thaddeus Bullard of the WWE with the Wrestle Mania 37 Derrick Brooks Charities Community Champion Award at Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School. It was a very special honor for him as he was presented with a WWE Championship Belt by the one and only Titus O’Neil. [...]

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Date set for 2021 Pensacola Golf Tournament

2021-03-31T17:45:46-04:00March 31st, 2021|Fundraisers, Golf Tournament, Northwest Florida, Pensacola Classic|

SAVE THE DATE! The date for 2021 Derrick Brooks Pensacola Classic has been set for Monday, August 30, 2021 at the Pensacola Country Club. For more information and to register: visit https://db55.org/nwfl-golf/

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Community-Police Relationships (CPR) forum Wrap-up

2021-02-15T16:05:34-05:00February 15th, 2021|DB in the community|

Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs Advisory Committee sponsored Community-Police Relationships (CPR) forums on Zoom between November 2020 to February 2021. These three (3) Zoom forums, that took place of normally in-person interaction between youth and law enforcement, was a continuation of the charity’s commitment to bridge the gap between the community and local law enforcement [...]

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Happy Valentine’s and Happy Birthday in one!

2021-02-15T15:41:58-05:00February 14th, 2021|DBCYP|

Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs Advisory Committee Chair Diedrea Anthony pose with Shaniyah Higgins, who is a member of Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs weekly Zoom sessions and a sophomore at Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School, on Valentine's Day which is her birthday. Shaniyah received a laptop and gift card courtesy of the charity for [...]

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DBCYP teaching Black History classes online

2021-02-15T15:49:56-05:00February 13th, 2021|DBCYP|

Darrell Daniels of Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs taught two classes on Black History for Polk State College on Saturday, February 13th. Pictured are some of the youth and faculty from the College Reach Out Program (CROP) that enjoyed the session.

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What will your story read?

2021-03-01T19:57:36-05:00February 12th, 2021|Young Ladies Rites of Passage|

Allow your choices to be your actions to write your legacy! What will your story read? Former high school Social Studies teacher Curtis Sails spoke with the Rites of Passage Program's young ladies about their ability to make meaningful, responsible decisions and how their actions today determine their tomorrow. Mr. Sails based his discussion on [...]

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DBCYP Student surprised with a free laptop!

2021-02-15T15:46:34-05:00February 12th, 2021|DBCYP|

Another Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs member is surprised to receive a free laptop courtesy of the charity. She attends regularly on the twice weekly Zoom sessions using her aunt's laptop. She was glad she finally has her own!

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Rites of Passage Female Mentoring Program – 2020 Wrap-up

2021-03-01T17:29:25-05:00January 8th, 2021|Young Ladies Rites of Passage|

Greetings and Happy New Year! Out with the old and in with the new! As we all know, 2020 presented many hardships for us all, but by the grace of GOD, we made it through! And, the Rites of Passage Mentoring Program weathered the storm. While adhering to the COVID guidelines, Derrick Brooks Charities continues [...]

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WEAR-TV’s Community Caring at Christmas – Pensacola

2021-01-13T12:56:16-05:00January 8th, 2021|DB in the community, Northwest Florida, Partnerships|

Derrick Brooks Charities is proud to partner with WEAR-TV’s Community Caring at Christmas. We were able to share the joy of the season with thousands of children in Pensacola, Florida.

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Rites of Passage 2020 Wrap-up!

2021-02-15T08:38:13-05:00January 7th, 2021|Young Ladies Rites of Passage|

Greetings and Happy New Year! Out with the old and in with the new! As we all know, 2020 presented many hardships for us all, but by the grace of GOD, we made it through! And the Rites of Passage Mentoring Program weathered the storm. While adhering to the COVID guidelines, Derrick Brooks Charities [...]

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December 22nd-Community Police Relations Forum

2020-12-17T18:20:13-05:00December 9th, 2020|Events|

Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs sponsors December's discussion on Police & Community Relationships with law enforcement sheriffs, chiefs, youth and residents from across the state. Join us December 22, at 6pm. Check the Facebook event for the link to join: https://fb.me/e/6NgxSlS4Q

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Community Police Relations Community Forum

2020-12-01T13:58:06-05:00December 1st, 2020|Events|

Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs sponsors a discussion on Police & Community Relationships with law enforcement sheriffs, chiefs, youth and residents from across the state. You can watch the replay using this link and password: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/b13HhpnzcnP7hSVa7-8GWOANrRUO5QS1w2hHcAV3eNih4zgJuy9v9TPKzmWc09NO.EdcRZa8I4DWCMk6w Passcode: Ykrp&!6^

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Thanksgiving 2020

2020-11-24T14:53:51-05:00November 24th, 2020|Events, Fundraisers, Uncategorized|

Derrick Brooks Charities would like to thank Publix Super Markets Charities for supporting us again in our annual Thanksgiving Meals Give- Away. Also, we were able to provide masks, sanitizers, and disinfectant spray as well! It is an honor to serve our community! Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!! [...]

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POSTPONED: Inaugural Pensacola Classic

2020-08-09T13:28:54-04:00February 10th, 2020|Pensacola Classic|

*Check back for updates. The inaugural Derrick Brooks Pensacola Classic, on April 19th and 20th, is the premier annual fundraiser for Derrick Brooks Charities of Northwest Florida—and all proceeds will remain in the Northwest Florida area to help support local charitable efforts. For more information, visit the Pensacola Classic page.

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Northwest Florida Programs Launching in 2020

2020-02-10T16:28:18-05:00January 10th, 2020|Northwest Florida|

Derrick Brooks Charities: Northwest Florida is launching in 2020, adding to the current flag football program a new golf tournament, supporting charitable organizations throughout Northwest Florida

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Save the Date! DB Golf Classic 2020

2019-10-28T22:26:20-04:00July 30th, 2019|Celebrity Golf Classic, Uncategorized|

Mark Your Calendar for the 20th Annual Derrick Brooks Celebrity Weekend! May 3 & 4, 2020 Pairing Party: To Be Announced Golf Tournament: Old Memorial Golf Club For more information or to reserve your foursome, call 813-877-8681 or go to db55.com/golf

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Wellcare Employability Skills Summer Program

2019-10-28T21:25:48-04:00July 29th, 2019|Brooks Bunch, Brooks Bunch Life Skills Academy, Uncategorized, WellCare Summer Program|

The WellCare Employability Skills Program in partnership with Derrick Brooks Charities has been quite a success. So far there has been Session I – Information Technology. The WellCare IT team came in and spoke with the students about the world of IT and the jobs that currently exist. They played a learning Bingo game. [...]

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