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 [...]
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.
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.
Derrick Brooks completes trifecta with National High School Hall of Fame induction Read story here.
Last night we had the privilege of giving out Turkeys and Publix gift cards to families at the Wilbert David Boys and Girls Club in Belmont Heights. What a blessing it was and as Derrick Brooks so profoundly said "this was like coming full circle." Twenty years ago he did his very first Thanksgiving at Wilbert [...]
On Wednesday November 7, 2018 Derrick Brooks Charities in partnership with Fifth Third Bank, the City of Tampa Department of Parks and Recreation and the City of Tampa presented its 3rd annual family wellness event "Community Caring and Connections" at Copeland Park from 4:30PM to 7:00PM. We were able to reach over 500 people including [...]
On October 12, 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame Honoree and Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer, Derrick Brooks, Visited Academy Prep. Pro Football Hall of Fame Honoree and former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Mr. Derrick Brooks was warmly welcomed to Academy Prep! Mr. Brooks spent time learning about Academy Prep and talking to our scholars about the [...]
A VERY special thank you to Fifth Third Bank and Coscto Wholesale Warehouse for your sponsorship of our 3rd Annual Community Caring and Connections event on November 7th, we are excited to be your partner!
On December 11, 2017 Derrick Brooks Charities celebrated its annual Christmas party with 25 youth from the City of Tampa TLC program. Derrick was on hand to speak with the students and hand out gifts before they were treated to pizza and bowling at Pin Chasers on Armenia Avenue. Merry Christmas!
In this episode, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker and Super Bowl champion Derrick Brooks returns to Florida State University to meet with his most cherished mentor, while remembering his Seminole's 1993 National Championship season.
Hot off the presses from the Florida Sentinel Bulletin! Enjoy!
On Monday November 20, 2017 Derrick Brooks and Derrick Brooks Charities celebrated their 10th Annual Thanksgiving Family Meal Giveaway in partnership with Publix Super Markets at Springhill Park Community Center in Sulphur Springs. Fifty families were provided with the makings for an entire meal for their Thanksgiving dinner. A very special thank you to our [...]
On Wednesday November 8, 2017 Derrick Brooks Charities, the City of Tampa and Fifth Third Bank partnered to implement the second community-wide family wellness event in the Sulphur Springs Community at the Springhill Park Community Center. The event was a huge success as more than 300 people representing over 100 families had the opportunity to [...]