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NY Jets Had Holiday Shopping Spree for Brooklyn Community Services Generation Jets Academy Students
NY Jets football players Jeremy Clark, Dakota Dozier, Jalin Marshall, Brandon Shell, Eric Tomlinson and Brent Qvale shopped with Brooklyn Community Services' children at Modell's in Bridgewater, NJ. Brooklyn 75th Precinct NYPD officers helped.
New York Jets players Jeremy Clark, Dakota Dozier, Jalin Marshall, Brandon Shell, Eric Tomlinson and Brent Qvale delighted each of the students with a $220 gift card, provided by the New York Jets and Modell's Sporting Goods. The NY Jets became personal shoppers for the students and advised them on items ranging from sports clothing to athletic goods. NYPD officers from Brooklyn's 75th Precinct assisted the Jets and students in shopping. The police officers had traveled with the students, parents and BCS staffers to New Jersey and helped in packing the gifts on the bus for the trip back to Brooklyn.
"The New York Jets are proud to partner with the NYPD and Modell's to bring holiday cheer to the students of the Brooklyn Community Services Generation Jets Academy," said Jesse Linder, Senior Director, New York JetsCommunity Relations. "The smiles on the faces of the children as they shopped with players and officers will last forever."
The Brooklyn Community Services Generation Jets Academy, part of the Gary Klinsky Children's Centers (GKCC) Afterschool Program at PS 306 in East New York, has been a special initiative partnership between BCS and the NewYork Jets since 2002. Its Play 60 Initiative promotes 60 minutes of activity every day for a four-week period.
"As part of the Play 60 Challenge, students were challenged to spend 60 minutes a day being physically active by walking, doing homework and other activities,"
For more information on Brooklyn Community Services, please check www.WeAreBCS.org (https://donate.wearebcs.org/