Here Are 7 Brooklyn Organizations Raising Funds and Doing Good Across the Borough

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    While New York slowly emerges from stay-at-home orders, there are still plenty of Brooklynites in need.

    Here’s a roundup of just some of the organizations that are raising funds to make a difference, whether it’s feeding those in need, supporting frontline workers or trying to keep small businesses afloat.

    Bring Back Brooklyn Fund, Small Businesses Support

    Welcome to #BringBackBrooklyn! Join the community that celebrates and fights for the small businesses that make Brooklyn all of us. Our mission is to provide no-interest loans to Brooklyn’s most vulnerable small businesses to make our neighborhoods strong. . 65% of the Fund will be earmarked for minority and women-owned small businesses. Let’s work together to bring back Brooklyn! . DONATE NOW at BringBackBrooklyn.org and spread the love by sharing this post with your friends! #GivingTuesdayNow #GivingTuesday #Brooklyn #brooklynbusiness #ExploreBrooklyn #brooklynsmallbusiness #supportlocalbusiness #localbusinesses #womenownedbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #donate #brooklynnyc #brooklynnewyork #brooklynforlife

    Red Hook Initiative, Summer Youth Employment

    On April 7th, NYC eliminated funding for the “Summer Youth Employment Program”, summer camps and public pools. Red Hook Initiative has offered summer jobs to youth for over 15 years, and we believe that investing in our next generation is the equitable, community-driven recovery that is most needed right now! • Red Hook Youth Speak #SaveSYEP #PayItForwardSYEP! #Repost @sg_.sheef ・・・ THIS IS AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT SYEP IS CANCELLED AND WE NEED TO USE OUR VOICE. ‼️‼️#savesyep #payitfowardSyep the city has cut the Syep budget 🤦‍️ that money belongs to the YOUTH @rhookinitiative @menchaca

    CHIPS, Pop-Up Food Program

    CHiPS is running very low on bottled water for our Pop-Up. If you are able, please consider donating a case or two of bottled water in the next few days. We accept donations daily between 9am-4pm. Cases are available on Amazon Fresh or Pantry, if you use that service and would like to have some delivered directly to CHiPS! Thank you!

    Brooklyn Heights Together Fund, Support for Hourly Workers

    Even though some of our favorite restaurants are still #openfortakeout there’s not enough business to support all their employees... that’s why we’re so pleased we reached donors to our #brooklynheightstogether fund! Thanks to you, with our partner @aafscny we’ve already started disbursing emergency cash to #brooklynheights workers whose livelihoods have been hurt by #covid19 Please keep the donations coming (link in profile) so we can continue to help the most vulnerable in our community. #happydays diner will come again!

    Food Bank NYC, Hunger Relief

    From Staten Island to the Bronx, we're here for ALL New Yorkers. If you are in need of food and other essentials, use our Food Finder Map to locate a pantry or kitchen near you. www.foodbanknyc.org/covid-19 [Link in bio] #WeAreForNYC

    Brooklyn COVID-19 Support Fund, Support for Local Nonprofit Service Organizations Providing Frontline Assistance

    We are proud to highlight the integral work of our #frontline community partner organizations supported by our Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund. In this new video, Center for Family Life in #SunsetPark (@scofamily) Director of Cooperative Development Program Maru Bautista shares how her organization is bringing support and relief directly to Brooklyn's immigrant communities, including many Brooklynites who are recently out of work and largely excluded from federal relief. Your donation to the Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund is powering a grassroots, community-led response that brings desperately needed aid to vulnerable neighbors across our borough. Give today at bcfny.org/COVID10 or follow the link in our bio. Special thanks to @sandenwolff for producing this video series.

    Brooklyn for Life, Food for Frontline Workers

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