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Love Thy Neighbor: This Weekend, Lincoln Restler & Jo Anne Simon Offer Opportunities to Donate Toys & Fight Hunger

In the spirit of the holiday season, both City Councilmember Lincoln Rester and State Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon are each holding toy drives on Saturday, December 17th. Assembly Woman Simon has also spearheaded a food voucher drive for the benefit of Gowanus Mutual Aid. From the Office of Lincoln Restler: “Help spread joy to a […]

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Updated: Housing Works Opens Saturday on Montague St.!

Go shop for treasures or drop off gently used goods. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. at 150 Montague St. For all your questions about what donations they do or don’t accept, click here. Update – From Housing Works (Oct. 21, 2019): Housing Works, a NYC non-profit organization that provides advocacy, support, and lifesaving services to those […]

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Housing Works Thrift Shops Coming Back to Montague St.!

Who says there’s no good news anymore? The tip came from a friend and neighbor via text tonight. Housing Works is coming back to Montague St.! You may recall, to the dismay of the entire neighborhood, Housing Works closed shop at the location on Montague off Henry St. in March 2017, and was replaced by Halstead Real Estate. […]

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First Presbyterian Launches Hurricane Matthew Relief Effort

In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn is accepting donations of clothing and toiletries through the end of October for the people of both Cuba and Haiti. Donations can be sent directly to the church at 124 Henry Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, or dropped off during normal business hours. Here are more details […]

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Happy Howl-O-Ween!

On Sunday, October 26, join the good folks at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition to celebrate Howl-O-Ween and support some local animal welfare organizations. Perfect Paws (102 Hicks Street) and Vinegar Hill Veterinary Group are sponsoring a “Muttsquerade” parade and photo contest at the Remsen Street entrance to the Promenade from 1 – 3 pm. […]

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First Presbyterian Church & Key Food Partner To Replenish ‘Mission Brooklyn’ Food Pantry

The First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn has partnered with Key Food to help fulfill its “Mission Brooklyn” initiative. On Friday, March 1, from 7-8 p.m., locals may donate contributions and food items at the Key Food @ 102 Montague Street, to help restock FPC’s Food Pantry. After several months of increased need, the church’s pantry, […]

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Brooklyn Firms Lead Realtor Effort For Sandy Relief

TerraCRG and aptsandlofts.com are continuing much-needed efforts for Hurricane Sandy Relief, in a partnership with “United Way Rallies NYC Real Estate Industry Support for Storm Victims.” The commercial real estate brokerage with its partners is launching a fund-raising effort to facilitate and encourage donations from the real estate community to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy […]

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Reminder: Halstead Packs Van To Rockaways Monday 11/12 At 9 A.M.

Halstead Realty at 150 Montague Street reports Sunday that its premises is bursting with goods for the Brooklyn Heights’ office’s drive this weekend to pack a second moving van with requested items for Hurricane Sandy relief in The Rockaways. The van heads out Monday at 9 a.m., so if you’d like to contribute early in […]

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Halstead Realty Collecting Goods For Rockaway Hurricane Victims This Weekend

Halstead Realty at 150 Montague Street (between Henry and Clinton) is directing another much-needed food & goods drive this weekend, in which they intend to pack a moving van with requested items for Hurricane Sandy residents in The Rockaways. Please bring donations by the shop Saturday & Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Broker […]

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Douglas Elliman Realty Organizes BK Donation Collection Center

Douglas Elliman Realty is sponsoring an ongoing effort to accept donations and organize relief efforts following dastardly Hurricane Sandy at its Brooklyn Heights location, 156 Montague Street, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Its efforts in Brooklyn and around NYC include: · The firm is using social media and online resources to rally and […]

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