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Bridging The Gap event

2023-01-04T13:59:04-05:00January 4th, 2023|DBCYP, Events|

Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs Advisory Committee held its Annual Earl Silas Bridging The Gap event at the Springhill Park on Saturday, December 10, 2022 with approximately 250 youth, residents and first responders in attendance. According to the event’s organizer, Jacqueline Coffie-Leeks, Vice President of the advisory committee, this event has been held in the [...]

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DBCYP Advisory Committee Thanksgiving Luncheon

2022-11-21T14:53:14-05:00November 21st, 2022|DBCYP, Events, News|

The Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs Advisory Committee had its first in-person meeting since the pandemic began in March of 2020. This 40-plus-member committee is made up of elected officials, law enforcement and other governmental personnel, court counselors, youth service organizations, business owners, faith-based organizations, and residents of Tampa and Hillsborough County. 2022-23 Goal: Connect [...]

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National Day of Philanthropy

2022-11-21T14:59:06-05:00November 15th, 2022|Appearances, Events, Partnerships|

Derrick Brooks Charities was recognized today along with 74 other local non-profit organizations by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (SHR) at their National Day of Philanthropy Event. The Seminole Hard Rock  presented 75 non-profit agencies with checks of $10,000! What a great honor it is to have such wonderful partners. Thaddeus Bullard and [...]

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Rites of Passage November 2022 Update

2022-11-15T12:43:59-05:00November 15th, 2022|Partnerships, Young Ladies Rites of Passage|

During the last three months, we have continued to focus on life skills modules. The modules prepare young ladies to cope with and handle everyday life. The topics covered thus far are building positive self-esteem, stress management, and recognizing healthy and unhealthy relationships. The young ladies also had an opportunity to attend Count on Your [...]

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NFL Flag Pensacola Winter League Registration is now Open

2022-10-21T11:16:32-04:00October 21st, 2022|Flag Football, Northwest Florida|

Our Winter League sponsored by Studer Family of Companies and Derrick Brooks Charities is now open for registration, Opening Day will be on Nov. 27th, Games are at UWF Pen Air Field and will continue through Dec. 18th, the break for Christmas and New Years, return to play on Jan 6 and conclude on Jan. [...]

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Celebrities Supporting Derrick Brooks Charities

2022-10-17T20:10:39-04:00October 17th, 2022|Celebrity Golf Classic, Fundraisers, Golf Tournament, Partnerships|

Derrick Brooks Charities celebrities speak about why they support Derrick Brooks and his charity

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Derrick Brooks and Derek Jeter

2022-10-17T20:10:27-04:00October 10th, 2022|Celebrity Golf Classic, Derrick Brooks, Events, Fundraisers, Golf Tournament, News|

Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks sits down with Hall of Famer Derek Jeter during the 2022 Derrick Brooks Charities Celebrity Classic Golf Tournament

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Count on Your Future – hosted by Warrick Dunn Charities

2022-10-17T20:09:44-04:00October 10th, 2022|Education, Partnerships|

Are you interested in learning how to make the value of your dollar stretch? The Count on Your Future workshop hosted by Warrick Dunn Charities is a great starting place to learn how to better navigate the financial sector and to ensure your money works for you. WDC’s Super Saturday workshop is tailored [...]

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2022 Charity Auction

2022-10-06T10:34:43-04:00September 23rd, 2022|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 26th through October 1oth. You can go to https://qtego.net/qlink/derrickbrooks OR TEXT TO PRE-REGISTER now to take part in our very exciting auction to get updates on awesome items, and receive reminders so you don’t forget to [...]

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Pensacola Tournament Wrap-Up

2022-08-16T12:54:18-04:00August 16th, 2022|Golf Tournament, Northwest Florida, Pensacola Classic|

On Monday, August 8th, 20 teams and celebrity athletes competed in a best ball shamble tournament at Pensacola Country Club. Congratulations to our first place winning team from Bayfront Capital Partners: Stacy Taylor, Will Taylor, Brad Mathis, Brice Pelfrey, and Antonio Tarver. A special thank you to a few of our sponsors who made the [...]

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ROPP Summer Update 2022

2022-08-03T10:57:18-04:00August 3rd, 2022|Young Ladies Rites of Passage|

The best way to handle an emergency is to prepare! Thank you, Angela Vickers (CPR/ First Aid instructor), for providing lifesaving skills to the young ladies of the Rites of Passage Program! Congratulations to our 2022 graduating senior, Savannah Maultsby! We are so proud of you! We wish you all the best as you [...]

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July 25-Community Police Relations Forum

2022-07-20T13:35:47-04:00July 20th, 2022|DBCYP, Events|

MONDAY, July 25, 5:30 PM: Preventing summer drama from following us back to school. JOIN US for our next discussion... https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4616939576 Meeting ID: 461 693 9576 Passcode: 932195 Login no later than 5:05 PM Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs sponsors July's discussion on Police & Community Relationships "Preventing summer drama from following us back [...]

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Want Derrick Brooks to deliver lunch to your office?

2022-07-18T12:25:31-04:00July 18th, 2022|Appearances, Fundraisers|

Auction is LIVE! A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have Pro Football Hall of Famer, Derrick Brooks, deliver lunch to your office for up to 15 people! Derrick Brooks and Derrick Brooks Charities have partnered with PDQ Restaurants (People Dedicated to Quality) in order to raise funds for Derrick Brooks Charities. All dollars raised will go directly [...]

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Derrick Brooks Charities and PDQ

2022-07-18T12:26:15-04:00July 13th, 2022|Fundraisers, Partnerships, Uncategorized|

Derrick Brooks Charities and PDQ to Kick Off Partnership with Media Event July 11 Guests can give back at 30 Central and West Florida PDQ locations from July 10 - August 7 as part of PDQ Brooksville Grand Opening Award-winning PDQ restaurants (People Dedicated to Quality) and Derrick Brooks Charities are teaming up to give [...]

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Derrick Brooks Returns to PCC as Host of Charity Tournament

2022-06-16T11:09:31-04:00June 16th, 2022|Fundraisers, Golf Tournament, Northwest Florida, Pensacola Classic|

PENSACOLA, FLA -- The opportunity to play in a golf tournament with one of the NFL’s greatest players awaits in the second annual Derrick Brooks Pensacola Golf Classic on Monday, August 8 at Pensacola Country Club. Building off of the success from last year’s event, there are several additions to enhance the tournament. Every group [...]

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Pairings Party 2022

2022-06-07T16:23:43-04:00June 7th, 2022|Celebrity Golf Classic, Events, Fundraisers, Golf Tournament|

The 22nd Annual Derrick Brooks Celebrity Classic Pairings Party has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 1, 2022 at the Brian Glazer Family Jewish Community Center. We look forward to seeing you at this wonderful event!

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Derrick Brooks judges Tampa BBQ competition on GMA

2022-05-16T17:22:33-04:00May 16th, 2022|Derrick Brooks, News|

Derrick Brooks was one of the local judges for Good Morning America's United States BBQ Competition. Check out the segment here: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/food/video/tampa-barbecue-masters-face-off-gma-united-states-84691203

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Date set for 2022 Pensacola Golf Tournament

2022-04-18T17:54:44-04:00April 18th, 2022|Fundraisers, Golf Tournament, Northwest Florida, Pensacola Classic|

SAVE THE DATE! The date for 2022 Derrick Brooks Pensacola Classic has been set for Monday, August 8, 2022 at the Pensacola Country Club. For more information and to register: visit https://db55.org/nwfl-golf/

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Rites of Passage Female Mentoring Program March 2022 Update

2022-03-18T14:00:38-04:00March 18th, 2022|Young Ladies Rites of Passage|

There is nothing more empowering than having the confidence to protect yourself in dangerous situations, and a young lady should always have the skills to defend herself. This month, Officer James White demonstrated effective strategies to fight off attackers and the appropriate time to use self-defense. We had a fantastic time learning [...]

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