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. [...]
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/
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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!
In case you missed it... Here is the clip from Tony Goes to the Super Bowl that aired before the game, highlighting Derrick Brooks Charities and our involvement in the community!
Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs in partnership with the Children's Home of Hillsborough County donated 75 bicycles to the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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
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^
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!! [...]
The Derrick Brooks Celebrity Classic golf tournament, originally slated to be held in April, has been rescheduled for September 21, 2020. Please save the date and update your calendars. We look forward to seeing you then!
*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.
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
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
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. [...]