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Rites of Passage Female Mentoring Program – Jan. 2022 Update

2022-01-26T13:38:08-05:00January 26th, 2022|Volunteer, Young Ladies Rites of Passage|

Our mentoring program is off to a wonderful start, and we are excited to get back to a sense of normalcy as we continue to stay safe and sanitized. Despite the COVID circumstances, we will continue to provide empowering experiences for young ladies in the Tampa bay area. Our discussions and activities included health and [...]

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Christmas Toy & Food Drive-thru Giveaway 2021

2021-12-21T10:08:56-05:00December 21st, 2021|DB in the community, DBCYP, Events, News, Volunteer|

Saturday December 18, 2021 Derrick Brooks Charities took part in the Christmas Toy & Food Drive-thru Giveaway 2021 at New Mt Zion M.B. Church. ​Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs Executive Director, Darrell Daniels, Hillsborough County commissioner Gwen Myers District 5, DBCYP volunteers State Representative Dianne Hart District 61 and [...]

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December 14-Community Police Relations Forum

2021-12-13T09:59:10-05:00December 13th, 2021|DBCYP, Events|

TUESDAY, Dec 14, 5:30 PM: Community & Police Relationships: What’s Up with teens and guns? Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs sponsors October's discussion on Police & Community Relationships "WHAT'S UP WITH TEENS AND GUNS?" with law enforcement sheriffs, chiefs, youth and residents from across the state. Join us Tuesday, December 14th at 5:30pm. Check [...]

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Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway 2021

2021-12-09T12:53:22-05:00December 9th, 2021|DB in the community, Events, News|

On November 23, 2021 – Derrick Brooks Charities and Tito’s Handmade Vodka hosted a very special Thanksgiving Blessing at Copeland Park. 150 Needy families from all over Tampa were presented with Turkeys, $50.00 Publix Gift Cards and Tito’s Gift Bags with items to bless their entire families. A very special thank you to our [...]

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Derrick Brooks Pensacola Tournament 2021 Recap

2021-12-09T10:14:59-05:00December 9th, 2021|Events, Fundraisers, Golf Tournament|

After numerous challenges and date changes, the first Derrick Brooks Covenant Care Classic golf tournament happened on a sun-splashed day November 29 at Pensacola Country Club. What a journey. Twice moved in 2020 by the ongoing coronavirus, then twice rescheduled by weather, including a tropical storm, the fun-filled tournament finally got a break with [...]

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Celebrity Golf Classic 2021

2021-12-07T14:30:04-05:00December 8th, 2021|Celebrity Golf Classic, Events, Fundraisers|

Monday, November 22, 2021 was the Derrick Brooks Celebrity Classic Golf Outing. The day started out a little bit rainy but ended up being a stellar outing. There were 26 five-somes competing for the coveted Charles Schwab 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place trophies. Photo 1: The Celebrities at the Celebrity Golf Classic Photo 2: First [...]

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Pairings Party 2021

2021-12-07T13:33:48-05:00December 7th, 2021|Celebrity Golf Classic, Events|

On November 21, 2021 Derrick Brooks Charities hosted its 21st Annual Derrick Brooks Celebrity Classic Pairings Party at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Event Center. The party consisted of an online Silent Auction, a Live Auction, Raffle and DJ entertainment. We would like to thank our Presenting Sponsors: Quantum Capital, Skyway Capital Markets, [...]

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October 25-Community Police Relations Forum

2021-10-15T14:04:28-04:00October 15th, 2021|DBCYP, Events|

Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs sponsors October's discussion on Police & Community Relationships "HOW MANY POLICE DO WE NEED?" with law enforcement sheriffs, chiefs, youth and residents from across the state. Join us Monday, October 25th at 5:30pm. Check the Facebook event for the link to join: https://fb.me/e/3515FhUCh

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BlackJack Tournament-Sold Out!

2021-11-17T15:11:51-05:00October 13th, 2021|Events, Fundraisers|

SOLD OUT!!! Derrick Brooks CHARITY BLACKJACK TOURNAMENT SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20   $250 BUY-IN • Limited to 96 Spots Registration • 6:00 PM | Tournament • 6 : 3 0 P M HARD ROCK EVENT CENTER Blackjack Tournament Prizes 1st Place - $5,000 CASH 2nd Place - $500 CASH 3rd - 6th Place - $250 CASH [...]

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Join DBC Rites of Passage Female Mentoring Program

2021-09-28T13:00:30-04:00September 28th, 2021|Events, Young Ladies Rites of Passage|

We are welcoming young ladies, ages 9-18, to participate in engaging educational experiences led by caring and dedicated mentors. Enjoy monthly sessions filled with impactful life lessons. 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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Citizen and Community Award

2021-09-21T11:31:42-04:00September 21st, 2021|Awards, DB in the community, DBCYP, News|

Darrell Daniels of Derrick Brooks Charities is congratulated by Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister. Daniels and Derrick Brooks Charities received the Citizen and Community Award at a ceremony on September 8, 2021.

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Hard Rock 50th Anniversary Event

2021-09-21T11:32:11-04:00September 17th, 2021|Awards, Events, News, Partnerships|

On Wednesday September 8, 2021 Derrick Brooks Charities was awarded a $10,000 check from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino as part of their 50th Anniversary celebration. The Hard Rock awarded 50 charities in Tampa Bay with the $10,000 donation for a grand total of $500,000 in charitable contributions! Thank you to our partners [...]

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September 27-Community Police Relations Forum

2021-09-14T15:26:06-04:00September 13th, 2021|DBCYP, Events|

Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs sponsors September's discussion on Police & Community Relationships "WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS?" with law enforcement sheriffs, chiefs, youth and residents from across the state.Join us Monday, September 27th at 5:30pm.Check the Facebook event for the link to join: https://fb.me/e/1N7JguJj0

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August 30-Community Police Relations Forum

2021-09-13T17:41:21-04:00August 27th, 2021|DBCYP, Events|

Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs sponsors August's discussion on Police & Community Relationships with law enforcement sheriffs, chiefs, youth and residents from across the state. Join us Monday, August 30th at 5:30pm. Check the Facebook event for the link to join: https://fb.me/e/1xaHNWvyc

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Pensacola Golf Tournament SOLD OUT!

2021-08-13T13:27:19-04:00August 13th, 2021|Celebrity Golf Classic, Fundraisers, Golf Tournament, Northwest Florida, Pensacola Classic|

We're excited to announce our first Derrick Brooks Pensacola Classic has sold out! Thank you to all our participants, and can't wait to see you on August 30th!

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BDCHS Phoenix Robotics Team Update

2021-08-06T12:40:24-04:00August 6th, 2021|BDCHS|

Yesterday the BDCHS Phoenix Robotics Team attended the opening ceremony, set up their marketing display, talked to other teams, and completed their engineering presentation. Overall, the team feels good about their performance in the presentation and has high hopes for a great score!   Today they have product demonstrations (pool runs) at 10am and 3pm. [...]

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July 26-Community Police Relations Forum

2021-07-21T12:52:15-04:00July 21st, 2021|DBCYP, Events|

Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs sponsors July's discussion on Police & Community Relationships with law enforcement sheriffs, chiefs, youth and residents from across the state. Join us Monday, July 26th at 5:30pm. Check the Facebook event for the link to join: https://fb.me/e/1aVMYThOJ

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June 28-Community Police Relations Forum

2021-06-24T13:28:25-04:00June 24th, 2021|DBCYP, Events|

Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs sponsors June's discussion on Police & Community Relationships with law enforcement sheriffs, chiefs, youth and residents from across the state. Join us Monday, June 28th at 5:30pm. Check the Facebook event for the link to join: https://fb.me/e/41Mf0PW1c

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306: African American History Program Video and Update

2021-06-18T11:58:49-04:00June 18th, 2021|306 African American History Program|

Derrick Brooks Charities and The Tampa Bay Lightning Foundation have been partners for the 306: African American History program for the past few years. Due to the pandemic things got off to a slow start, however, we were able to rebound and successfully complete the school year with over 300 students in Hillsborough County Middle [...]

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Juneteenth 2021

2021-06-16T14:33:10-04:00June 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Juneteenth is a celebration marking an end to slavery in the United States. Though Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, very few people were immediately freed. It proclaimed that “all persons held as slaves” within the rebellious states “are, and henceforward shall be free.” But the nation was in the midst [...]

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June Sale: Orange Replica Jersey

2021-06-09T13:07:03-04:00June 9th, 2021|Fundraisers, Gift Shop Products|

Now on sale!   Derrick Brooks Orange Replica Jersey!   Want to get something for a loved one that's one of a kind? Personalize this memorabilia for any sports lover with a Derrick Brooks #55 Jersey!   Use code "JUNE2021" at checkout for 20% off this item throughout June 2021!   https://db55.org/product/autographed-orange-derrick-brooks-jersey/   #Buccaneers #buccaneersfootball [...]

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May sale: Autographed Hall of Fame Photo

2021-05-04T15:33:11-04:00May 4th, 2021|Fundraisers, Gift Shop Products|

Now on sale! Autographed Hall of Fame Photo Want to get something for a loved one that's one of a kind? Personalize this memorabilia for any sports lover with a Hall of Fame Photograph signed by Derrick Brooks! Use code "MAY2021" at checkout for 20% off this item throughout May 2021! https://db55.org/product/autographed-derrick-brooks-hall-of-fame-photo/  

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Thank you Sue Straughn for helping us get the word out!

2021-04-23T17:30:44-04:00April 23rd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Join us for the 2021 Derrick Brooks Pensacola Charitable Golf Classic on Monday, August 30th at the Pensacola Country Club. All proceeds of this event go to support our charities in Pensacola and the surrounding Northwest Florida area. Thank you Sue Straughn for helping us get the word out! We appreciate you. For more [...]

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Help Derrick Brooks Charities while you shop!

2021-04-22T12:02:19-04:00April 22nd, 2021|Fundraisers|

Want to help make a difference while you shop in the Amazon app, at no extra cost to you? Simply follow the instructions below to select "Derrick Brooks Charities Inc" as your charity and activate AmazonSmile in the app. They'll donate a portion of your eligible mobile app purchases to us. How it works: 1. [...]

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