Greenpoint Gazette



Participatory Budget Winners Announced, McGolrick Park, BOOKLyn Shuttle Score Big

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Playground Renovations and Mobile Library Win Participatory Budgeting Funds



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Students of PS 34 cut the ceremonial ribbon for the BK Story Voyager.

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The BK Story Voyager

A mobile literacy initiative serving select locations in North Brooklyn! 

 

We're happy that North Brooklyn voters agree: Literacy is fundamental, and nothing is more important than providing access to books for North Brooklyn’s young people.

 

Thank you to our donors --

 

  • Council Member Stephen Levin's Participatory Budget (2014) $212,000

 

We are so grateful to community members in Councilmember Levin's 33rd District who voted for the BK Story Voyager! Thanks to your support, we received $212,000 in capital funding, and launched the BK Story Voyager in Fall 2015!

 

  • The Von Damm Family Foundation donated $60,000

  • The McLelland Family Foundation our first major sponsor, with a seed investment of $10,000

  • UPS and the September 21, 2013 'Touch a Truck' event, for donating more than $5,000

  • The Hyde & Watson Foundation for a grant of $10,000 for renovation and capital costs

  • The Desk Set which contributed $2,500 from its Biblioball 2013 fundraiser

  • FC St. Pauli Soccer Club which contributed $577