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Father’s Day Special – 2024

2024-06-06T16:51:16-04:00June 6th, 2024|Derrick Brooks, Gift Shop Products|

Father’s Day Special! – Get Dad a Personalized, Autographed Photo for only $55! (and help support Derrick Brooks Charities too!) Visit this link to see photo options: https://db55.org/product-category/fathers-day-special/

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CPR – Outstanding Participation Award

2024-04-26T08:13:45-04:00April 26th, 2024|Awards, Community Police Relations (CPR), DBCYP|

Isaiah Morales, a member of the Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs, is awarded gift cards from Amazon and PDQ for his outstanding participation in the April Community and Police Relationship forum entitled Unity In Action.

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Brooks DeBartolo High School designated as School of Excellence!

2024-04-09T16:40:28-04:00April 9th, 2024|Awards, BDCHS, News|

Continuing the Tradition of Excellence! https://www.fldoe.org/accountability/accountability-reporting/school-grades/

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February Rites of Passage Program Updates

2024-02-20T13:48:53-05:00February 20th, 2024|Young Ladies Rites of Passage|

During January and February, Derrick Brooks Charities Rites of Passage Program mentor meetings focused on Black History and the importance of working together toward a common goal. We also managed to squeeze in some fun and games as well!

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Living the Dream 2024

2024-01-31T19:37:48-05:00January 31st, 2024|Appearances, Awards, DB in the community, Events, Northwest Florida|

Living the Dream event in Pensacola on January 13th. Derrick Brooks was presented with the keys to the city and January 13th was declared as Derrick Brooks Day in Pensacola! This is an annual declaration. You can watch the full event here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-CapGDqAGQ

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2024 Derrick Brooks Pensacola Golf Classic

2024-01-23T12:23:14-05:00January 24th, 2024|Celebrity Golf Classic, Events, Northwest Florida, Pensacola Classic|

Join us on Sunday, August 18th – Monday, August 19th for the 2024 Derrick Brooks Pensacola Golf Classic https://youtube.com/shorts/FHMx2yXKp2g?feature=share Learn more

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Brooks Bunch Business Academy at Feeding Tampa Bay

2024-01-23T10:35:17-05:00January 23rd, 2024|Brooks Bunch Business Academy, DB in the community, Events, Volunteer|

Wednesday, January 17, 2024, the Brooks Bunch Business Academy students participated in a community service learning project at Feeding Tampa Bay. They spent three hours sorting and packing food for those in need. What a wonderful organization. It was a pleasure serving our community and an opportunity to “Throw the Rope Back!”

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Community & Police Relationships: Gun Prevention and Education

2024-01-22T11:06:28-05:00January 22nd, 2024|Community Police Relations (CPR)|

Log on tonight to join us for: Community & Police Relationships: Gun Prevention and Education   Monday, January 22 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM:   https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82691988768?pwd=WmpRUW9rNGxsaVF6SFVTNzNzSDlFUT09   Meeting ID: 826 9198 8768 Passcode: 944346

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OJ Semmes Holiday Pajama Drive

2023-12-19T09:06:57-05:00December 19th, 2023|DB in the community, Northwest Florida, O.J. Semmes Elementary|

As a way to celebrate the holidays, the children at  O.J. Semmes Elementary School the children went to school in their pajamas, got to meet with Santa, and watch the “Polar Express.” The pajamas were provided by members of the Tampa Bay community during a pajama drive organized by Derrick Brooks Charities. We collected over [...]

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Bridging The Gap 2023

2023-12-12T09:57:21-05:00December 12th, 2023|Community Police Relations (CPR), DB in the community, DBCYP, News|

The Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs Advisory Committee held the Earl Silas Bridging The Gap event in Sulphur Springs on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at the Springhill Park and Community Center in Sulphur Springs. The annual event is designed to bridge the gap between law enforcement officers and the Sulphur Springs community. Over 300 [...]

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2023 Charity Auction

2023-09-26T18:52:11-04:00September 26th, 2023|Celebrity Golf Classic, Donate, Fundraisers|

We are holding an Online Auction through Qtego to raise money for Derrick Brooks Charities. This auction will go from September 27th through October 1st. You can go to https://qtego.us/qlink/derrickbrooks now to take part in our very exciting auction to get updates on awesome items, and receive reminders so you don’t forget to bid! You will be [...]

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Join DBC Rites of Passage Female Mentoring Program

2023-08-22T19:21:00-04:00August 22nd, 2023|Events, Young Ladies Rites of Passage|

Calling young ladies ages 9-18 years to participate in engaging educational experiences led by caring and dedicated mentors! Monthly meetings include various life skills topics and activities!. Meet new friends and acquire knowledge and skills that will enhance your future! Topics: Self-esteem building Conflict resolution Community Service Etiquette Health & hygiene Life skills & much [...]

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Thank you Beall’s for Back to School Backpacks

2023-08-18T08:58:25-04:00August 18th, 2023|Education, Northwest Florida, Partnerships, Sponsors|

Derrick Brooks Charities and Beall’s Department Store were able to provide backpacks for Back to School at O.J. Semmes Elementary School in Pensacola, Florida.  We are very excited to be able to partner with Beall’s to assist in making a positive impact on O.J. Semmes. On September 15th we will be providing brand new sneakers [...]

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3rd Annual Pensacola Celebrity Classic

2023-08-15T15:29:02-04:00August 15th, 2023|Celebrity Golf Classic, Fundraisers, Golf Tournament, Northwest Florida, Pensacola Classic|

On August 13th and 14th Derrick Brooks Charities hosted its 3rd Annual Derrick Brooks Pensacola Celebrity Classic at the Hilton Pensacola Beach and Pensacola Country Club. On the 13th we hosted a Pairings Party Dinner with raffles, live auction, and silent auction. Monday was our Celebrity Golf Tournament. The event was a great success. We would like [...]

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Pensacola Students Perform in NYC

2023-08-14T16:29:52-04:00August 15th, 2023|Education, Northwest Florida|

In April of 2023, 18 students from Booker T. Washington High School were afforded the life-changing opportunity to travel to New York City, and perform at Carnegie Hall. While performing at Carnegie Hall was the highlight of this amazing trip, for many of the students, this was the first time that they traveled beyond Pensacola's [...]

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Back 2 School Bash 2023

2023-07-17T21:58:44-04:00July 13th, 2023|DB in the community, Education|

Saturday, August 5th Jackson Heights NFL YET Center 10am-1pm School Supplies! (while supplies last) Free Backpacks, Free Food, Vendors, Entertainment, Music, Raffles & Prizes For more info email Jamal.Jefferson@TampaGov.net   SPONSORED BY: Bealls & Bealls Outlet Derrick Brooks Charities East Tampa Business and Civic Association Parks & Recreation – City of Tampa

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Charitable impact events in Pensacola

2023-07-05T11:27:13-04:00July 2nd, 2023|Fundraisers, Golf Tournament, Northwest Florida, Pensacola Classic|

By Bill Vilona Special to the News Journal When relaunching his charity golf tournament in Pensacola three years ago, Derrick Brooks was steadfast in making sure the first one overcame various challenges. First, the coronavirus hit. And then, twice the event was postponed due to weather issues and moved to a new date. But it [...]

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DBCYP Shaniyah Higgans

2023-06-28T14:39:37-04:00June 29th, 2023|DBCYP|

Darrell Daniels is pictured with Shaniyah Higgans, a member of the Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs for 3 years, at her summer job with the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department. Shaniyah was awarded $300 worth of gift cards from the charity celebrating her 2023 graduation from Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School with honors. She [...]

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