On Tuesday October 30, 2018 The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Derrick Brooks Charities, Jackson in Action Foundation, Military Home Base and XPO Logistics worked in partnership to collect items to go to the Panhandle in relief efforts for Hurricane Michael victims. The drive was from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM and was very successful. We were [...]
On November 7, 2018, Derrick Brooks Charities, The City of Tampa and Fifth Third Bank will present the 3^rd Annual Community Caring and Connections family wellness event at Copeland Park. This event is set to reach over 600 people including adults and children with the goal to expose families in underserved areas of Tampa to [...]
On August 7, 2018 14 students from the City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department successfully graduated from the Summer program. Wellcare hosted them at their corporate headquarters with a wonderful lunch and the students received their certificates, $250.00 gift cards from Walmart and backpacks filled with goodies for the upcoming school year. Derrick Brooks [...]
On Tuesday July 24, 2018 the students entered week 3 of their Summer program. This week was about how a bill gets passed to law in the State. The class was divided into three groups: Media, Legislators and Lobbyists. After much conversation the bill was not passed into law.
On July 10, 2018 Derrick Brooks Charities in partnership with Wellcare and the City of Tampa kicked off it's 3rd Annual Summer Youth Program at Springhill Park Community Center. Yesterday marked week 2 of this 6 week program. In week 1 they covered career preparation and the areas of instruction were: Helpful tips for resume [...]
We are grateful for the Moffitt Healthy Kidz program for inviting the young ladies to participate in another wonderful event. Thank you, Nikki Inda, for exposing our girls to STEM education!
On Sunday and Monday this week, the 18th Annual Derrick Brooks Celebrity Classic took place at the T Pepin Hospitality Centre and Old Memorial Golf Course. Our event is presented by Publix Super Markets Charities and Quantum Capital Partners. We are sending out a huge thank you to all of our sponsors, celebrities, donors,dignataries and [...]
Please type the message celebrityclassic to phone number 24700 to register. The previous post had the words separated. Thank you!!
On Sunday April the 29th The 18th Annual Derrick Brooks Celebrity Classic Pairings Party will take place at the T Pepin Hospitality Centre. For the very first time we will be using Give Smart technology for online bidding and donations. You don't even have to be present to participate. Please register now by texting our [...]
Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Programs Executive Director Darrell Daniels spent the holidays providing Christmas cheer to those in need. Please enjoy this gallery. We hope that all of you enjoyed a wonderful Christmas and wish everyone a Very Happy 2018!
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.
On Tuesday November 7, 2017 the Brooks Bunch students were blessed to have a special guest speaker Mr. Keith Harris VP of Human Resources at the Amalie Arena. Mr. Harris taught them about "Building Their Personal Brand"and preparing for the job interview. The students learned the importance of employability skills and appropriate interview techniques. [...]
Derrick Brooks Charities Is Proud to Announce The National Partnership With Fifth Third Bank and EVERFI
On September 5, 2017 Derrick Brooks Charities will be implementing the new partnership with Fifth Third Bank and EVERFI at Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School. Derrick Brooks Charities and Fifth Third Bank have been partners for the past 6 years implementing financial literacy programs and this year with the help of Fifth Third and EVERFI [...]
WellCare, Derrick Brooks Charities and Tampa Parks & Recreation Department Host Training Program for Teens Nineteen Tampa Bay area teens will go back to school with professional development training, thanks to WellCare Health Plans in collaboration with Derrick Brooks Charities and the City of Tampa's Parks & Recreation Department. The organizations hosted a five-week professional [...]
Our day started off with a wonderful breakfast at the Dearborn Inn, from there we went downtown Detroit to Wayne State University where we were treated to a tour by two great tour guides. The campus is HUGE and is downtown. The students thoroughly enjoyed the informative tour...next stop - The Henry Ford [...]
Devin Hunter, a 2017 high school graduate, addresses youth in the anger management class of DBCYP. Mr. Hunter told the youth that he sat in the same class 5 years ago, failed the 8th grade and was arrested and he was smoking marijuana and spice daily but once he got to the class he knew [...]
A couple of Photos from the 32nd National conference on Preventing Crime in the Black Community in Orlando, Florida.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi listens to DBCYP Executive Director Darrell Daniels at the 32nd National Conference On Preventing Crime In The Black Community in Orlando. Darrell Daniels poses with Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings at the meet and mingle session
Kavishay Rogers, a DBCYP participant and 2017 graduate of Wharton High School is awarded a laptop computer courtesy of DBCYP and Buddy's Home Furnishings and a gift card to Dillard's. Kavishay is one of 5 DBCYP participants who graduated from high school or college in 2017.
Jalen Rutherford, a DBCYP participant and 2017 graduate of Sickles High School is awarded a laptop computer courtesy of DBCYP and Buddy's Home Furnishings. Jalen is one of 5 DBCYP participants who graduated from high school or college in 2017.
Sixteen youth, four chaperones, four volunteers and staff from DBCYP prepare to attend the 32nd National Conference On Preventing Crime In The Black Community sponsored by the Office of the Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and co-sponsored by Derrick Brooks Charities in Orlando, May 31 - June 3, 2017. Over 1500 attendees from across the [...]