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Young Ladies Rites of Passage Nov/Dec Update

We spent the November meeting honoring our military forces, discussing leadership and college readiness. Guest speaker, Kimberly Smith, retired Senior Master Sergeant and computer analysts of the United States Air Force shared her experiences in the Air Force and how 24 years in the military impacted her life. It was a real honor having her

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It’s Beginning to Feel A Lot Like Christmas!

Derrick Brooks Charities has been very blessed with community partnerships. This Christmas the Children’s Home has donated 110 bicycles for us to distribute to those in need in our community while McAlister’s Deli has been collecting toys for Derrick Brooks to distribute as well. Here are a few photos from our bicycle pick up yesterday. 

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Support Derrick Brooks Charities Through Amazon Smile for Holiday Shopping

Hey lovely people! If you’re shopping on Amazon this holiday season, please use and choose Derrick Brooks Charities as your charity of choice. It’s the same website with the same prices but Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to a charitable organization that you choose. Choose Derrick Brooks Charities! Please share!  

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Thanksgiving 2018

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

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Brooks Bunch Business Academy November Update

Brooks Bunch is moving into the 9th week of programming and we are full steam ahead. We have covered a variety of financially related subjects including payment types and credit scores. Our academy students also had an awesome opportunity to give back to the community by volunteering at the 2018 Community Caring and Connections community.

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