$6,355
raised

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Jake Braithwaite
Staff

Our Mission
Brooklyn Jesuit Prep is a Catholic Jesuit middle school serving low-income families of diverse races, ethnicities and faiths in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn. Our mission is to develop young leaders who are intellectually competent, open to growth, loving, religious and committed to doing justice. We achieve this goal through a rigorous academic program during an extended school day, a residential summer leadership camp and a graduate support program offering academic and tuition support through high school. In this way, we break the cycle of poverty through education and further the Jesuit tradition of molding men and women for others.

We look forward to an amazing school year and thanks again!

About this fundraiser:

Dear BJP Community,


We hope you and your loved ones are having a restful and safe summer so far! We’re inviting you to stretch your legs with a 10,000 Steps For BJP Remote Walkathon event next month before the start of school (August 28th & August 29th)! We’ve invited everyone- students, families, faculty, alumni, and donors- to get out and walk with us. We hope you take a bunch of pictures with any BJP swag you have so that we can see our community out in full force wherever they are! We have 3 main goals for this event, with prizes attached to each:


Getting 250 participants. If we attain this goal, we’ll earn one (1) dress down day.

Raising $5,000 for our school. If we attain this goal, we’ll earn one (1) additional day of winter break this year (yes, you read that right).

Collectively we want to walk 1,000,000 steps. If completed, we’ll earn a school wide pizza party and dress down day .

Here’s what to do:


Keep up to date on the event by following our Facebook & Instagram accounts (@BrooklynJesuit)

10,000 steps is about 5 miles, so you can map out your route ahead of time or just start walking and keep track of your steps on your phone (the iPhone Health app has a step count feature and there are many free Android apps as well). The entire event is remote and can be done from wherever you are!

Spread the word to your friends and loved ones! We hope this is an opportunity to have some active fun with loved ones! Plus, we’ll get a dress-down day!

Get out there and walk or run at your own pace! Make sure you’re rocking as much BJP green as possible. You’ll get a shirt with each pledge available for pickup at BJP through August 27, 2021. Take pictures and videos of yourself and your posse and post to social media with the hashtag #BJP10000. Feel free to also send them to development@brooklynjesuit.org

100% of proceeds go to our school. Sponsors can use our Venmo: @BrooklynJesuit, our Paypal: Brooklyn Jesuit Prep, or mail in donations. We’ll be accepting through September 10th. Please indicate what your donation is for by writing “BJP10000” in the description.

Additionally, some of our older donors might not feel up to walking, but might still want to sponsor a participant, so the Development Office will be pairing up donors and walkers. Email middleton@brooklynjesuit.org if interested. It’s a great way to help the school and to make friends with someone in our community you might not have met before!


We hope to see you out there! Enjoy the rest of your summer!

Your donations will help pay for:

  • BJP Annual Fund

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Top Donations

$500
Parker Bedsole
$250
Jim & Nora

Fit fam walk!!

$250
Carolyn Braithwaite
$250
Valerie Longwood
$225
Anthony Lyons

To help you get to $5k!