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Brooklyn Gives with Jessie Sapp and Dave East Announces ‘Harlem Gives’ Giveback



Brooklyn Gives expands with Harlem Gives event August 4, 2022.

Harlem, NY — Brooklyn Gives founder Vianca Bentley is teaming up with Pro-Baller Jessie Sapp and rapper/actor Dave East to create Harlem Gives. This year’s edition of the giveback will take place on August 4th, at Jackie Robinson Park in the heart of Harlem, New York. The partnership looks to bring a day of festivities and charity to more than 200,000 of the borough’s residents. Brooklyn Gives, the 501c3 non-profit, has been vital in ensuring the success of the esteemed annual giveback in different boroughs in New York City since 2017. Included in the event will be live performances from up-and-coming hip-hop artists, a high school basketball game coached by NBA trainer Chris Brickley, and a celebrity basketball game that will feature many of NYC’s Hottest celebrity influencers from media, music, fashion and television.Harlem Gives will also partner with NYC City council representatives to present proclamations to NYC personalities that have provided community service to the borough of Manhattan. The proclamation will highlight individuals who have taken the time to help serve young men and women in Harlem. Media invited to the event for Harlem Gives include Pix 11 News, Hot 97, Spectrum News NY1, and ROKU TV. Additional press outlets TBA. 


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