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#BrooklynGives this Giving Tuesday!

Set a Reminder to Give:
Tuesday, November 28th at BrooklynGives.org


Brooklyn is out to prove that it’s New York City’s most generous borough this holiday season with #BrooklynGives on Giving Tuesday, a 24-hour giving day that aims to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for local nonprofits.
 
Taking place on Tuesday, November 28—the Tuesday after Thanksgiving celebrated around the world as Giving Tuesday—#BrooklynGives features a $100,000 donation challenge from Brooklyn Community Foundation in support of 20 organizations that are finalists for our Spark Prize.

With less than 5% of philanthropic dollars in NYC reaching Brooklyn nonprofits, we are encouraging all Brooklyn residents to give where they live this Giving Tuesday and learn about often overlooked local organizations at www.BrooklynGives.org.

#BrooklynGives is presented in partnership with the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, and sponsored by TD Bank with support from National Grid.

“#BrooklynGives on Giving Tuesday is on track to become the most charitable 24 hours in Brooklyn thanks to the incredible generosity of all those who care deeply about Brooklyn’s communities and the nonprofits who make our borough great. This campaign makes it easy to discover and support some of the most effective and inspiring organizations right in our own backyards, while participating in the largest single day of giving in the world, Giving Tuesday.”

- Brooklyn Community Foundation President and CEO
Cecilia Clarke


For 24 hours on November 28—from midnight to 11:59PM—we will match total donations up to $5,000 to each of these Brooklyn nonprofits at BrooklynGives.org

You can also join us from 6-9pm on November 28th for the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Young BK Professionals' "Last Call" fundraiser at Gotham Market in Fort Greene. Tickets are just $20 and proceeds support all of these outstanding nonprofits.

This year's #BrooklynGives beneficiaries represent the diversity, scope, and excellence of the borough’s nonprofit sector, with programs that serve immigrant communities, promote women’s rights, provide affordable housing, advance criminal justice reforms, strengthen neighborhoods, tackle food insecurity, celebrate the arts, and protect the environment.

 

 

 

Liane Stegmaier

Vice President of Communications and Strategy
With less than 5% of philanthropic dollars in NYC reaching Brooklyn nonprofits, we are encouraging all Brooklyn residents to give where they live this Giving Tuesday and learn about often overlooked local organizations at www.BrooklynGives.org.