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 [...]
Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks sits down with Hall of Famer Derek Jeter during the 2022 Derrick Brooks Charities Celebrity Classic Golf Tournament
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
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
The Florida Department of Health made a generous donation of Facemasks to Derrick Brooks Charities to be distributed to our many community partners. We are very happy to say that we have been able to donate thousands of facemasks to the following community service providers: NFL Flag Football Pensacola, Neighborhood of Promise Sulphur Springs, Feeding [...]
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 completes trifecta with National High School Hall of Fame induction Read story here.
The 19th Annual Derrick Brooks Celebrity Classic was a great success held on May 5th and 6th at the T Pepin’s Hospitality Centre and Old Memorial Golf Club. A very special thank you to all of our Sponsors, Donors, Celebrity Guests and Volunteers for making this event so special. The proceeds from this event will [...]
We pray that everyone is safe and recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma - we would like to extend a VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU to all of the utility workers that have come to Florida to ensure our safety and restore our power. In my travels this past week I have had the opportunity [...]
Derrick Brooks Charities is now announcing that we have a Luxury Suite that is available for purchase to assist in benefiting Derrick Brooks Charities many educational programs. The following games are available: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 09/17/2017 Chicago Bears 1:00pm 10/01/2017 New York Giants 4:05pm 11/12/2017 New York Jets 1:00pm 12/10/2017 Detroit Lions 1:00pm 12/18/2017 [...]
Congratulations to our President and Founder Derrick Brooks on a resounding win against the Cleveland Gladiators to advance to the Arena Bowl in Philadelphia! A job well done - go get 'em Storm!!!
On June 1, 2017, Attorney General Pam Bondi hosted the 32nd National Conference on preventing crime in the black community. The young ladies of Derrick Brooks Charities ROPP attended the event. The girls were able to participate in the Speak Up Speak Out workshop that involved a lecture and activities about healthy relationships, building trust, [...]