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Forget Black Friday: Shop and GIVE on #GivingTuesday

Save the Date: Tuesday, November 29

24 Hours to Shop and Give to Support Brooklyn

We’re thrilled to launch Brooklyn Gives – Brooklyn’s first local giving campaign – this #GivingTuesday, November 29.

Brooklyn Gives encourages Brooklyn residents and small businesses to come together in the spirit of holiday giving to support 20 outstanding nonprofits right in their own backyards.  

Shop Local, Give Local

In honor of our inaugural year, Brooklyn Industries has signed on to support Brooklyn Gives in a big way.

Brooklyn Industries has designed a limited edition t-shirt to benefit Brooklyn GivesYou'll want one for every Brooklynite in your life.

In addition, they will be donating 10% of all sales from their New York City stores and online to Brooklyn Gives on #GivingTuesday.

Join us to kickoff Brooklyn Gives at Brooklyn Industries’ Smith Street store. From 9-10am, we’ll have complimentary doughnuts from Brooklyn’s own DOUGH to fuel your holiday shopping in support of Brooklyn Gives

Skip Black Friday and support Brooklyn!


Brooklyn Gives and the Spark Prize are generously sponsored by TD Bank with support from National Grid and the Brooklyn Nets.

Liane Stegmaier

Chief of Staff (She/Her/Hers)
Skip Black Friday this year and support Brooklyn with your holiday shopping on #GivingTuesday!