Donate to These Local Organizations Today!

On this Giving Tuesday we are thinking of our local Brooklyn organizations, who have been working as partners with us and contributing to our community. We’ve been  sponsoring events for PortSideNY for several years now and cherish our relationship. We hope to continue our alliance for years to come. And we’re thrilled about our very recent partnership […]

Brooklyn Runs for Prospect Park Alliance.

Going to Prospect Park over on a weekend day you will notice many number tagged joggers running 5Ks, which is once around the park, for one cause or another. Jogging in our expansive Brooklyn park is such a wonderful experience. It’s a lovely shaded path with lots of beautiful views along the route. A new […]

Back to School Charity Drives.

New York City kids will be going back to school very soon and parents are scrambling to make sure their kids have all their supplies on the list they were given. Let’s stop for a moment and think about the children of this city whose parents can’t afford to purchase that long list of goods. […]

Coat Collection and Give Away In Red Hook Saturday.

This event, which will take place this Saturday, December 2nd at 11am, is a coat drive as well as a giveaway.  Families or individuals who are in need can come to Coffey Park and get warm winter coats.  Redemption Church will be giving them away new and used.  If you have a coat you’d like […]

Small Business Saturday Selfies with Elves

We have so much to think about with the holidays coming. Between cooking, shopping, and holiday parties we all have a lot of plans to consider.  Let’s not forget, though, that it’s the season of giving!  Many of us will be going out this Saturday to support our local boutiques and small businesses on “Small […]

Let’s Get On The Bus by Shyda Hoque

One of the highlights of my summer was going with a group of friends and founders, Sonya Farrell and Martin Brewer of letsgetonthebus.org, to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. The mission from the website is to “create and fund enriching field trips for under-served youth.  These day trips, guided […]

Meow Mixer Fundraiser Coming Soon.

Infinite Hope is an animal rescue that needs our help.  That’s why we’re sharing this information about their fundraising event, aptly named Meow Mixer.  This Party and silent auction will take place April 27th at 6:30pm.  Read more below and click here to buy tickets! Meow Mixer is a fun, social event to celebrate and […]

Red Hook Pre-Prom Pep Rally is Thursday!

  The Pep Rally is this Thursday and we are so excited!  Read all about it below (and check out a pic of Victoria in her sweet 80’s cocktail dress).  Come out and drop, swap or shop!  “Let’s get ready to PARTY!!!!!”….   Join Cora Dance on April 7th from 6:45pm-9:00pm at Realty Collective, 351 Van Brunt Street, for […]

Coat Drive Thanks and Info.

  As you may know from previous blogs and our social networks, we were collecting coats and clothing at our offices during the coldest part of the winter for an annual coat drive.  We wanted to say thanks to everyone who came by and donated something.  It’s important to have perspective, realize how lucky some […]