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In Memoriam

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Help Us Develop Edwin’s Place

A Mix of Affordable Rental Housing for Low-Income Working Families
and Permanent Supportive Rental Housing for Special Needs Homeless
Single Adults, including Veterans

Edwin's Place - Architects rendering

Edwin’s Place – Architects rendering

 

The African American Planning Commission is committed to developing Edwin’s Place. To accomplish this, we are soliciting funds from City, State and Federal government agencies to help fund all initial capital development costs associated with project development. We are relying entirely on individuals like YOU, on foundations, and on corporations to help us fund program implementation and for ongoing operational support. We ask for your generous financial support to help sustain Edwin’s Place. Edwin’s Place represents AAPC’s efforts to develop a mix of affordable rental housing for low-income working families and permanent, supportive rental housing for special needs homeless New Yorkers, including Vets.

How You Can Help AAPC Develop Edwin’s Place

AAPC needs your help to make Edwin’s Place a reality. While AAPC seeks capital development funding through government grants and corporate funding to cover initial exploratory and capital development efforts, we have to rely entirely on individuals and foundations to fund program implementation and for ongoing operational support.

Click here for various gift giving options

Buy A Brick

To purchase a brick online, click here.

Purchase a brick with your personalized inscription and help develop Edwin’s Place

AAPC would like to offer donors the opportunity to support the development of Edwin’s Place and at the same time receive tangible recognition for their generosity. For donations of $150 or more, you can leave a lasting impression by purchasing a personalized brick, which will be installed in the facility’s entry pathway. You may choose to have your name engraved in the brick, have it inscribed in memory of a loved one or relative or use it as an opportunity to leave a personalized message.  Most importantly, your gift provides you with the opportunity to leave a lasting impression at Edwin’s Place.

Two brick sizes are available

For a gift of $150, a 4″ x 8″ engraved brick will be installed in the facility’s entry pathway with your personalized message. Each 4″ x 8″ brick can be engraved with up to three lines of lettering with a maximum of 13 characters per line, including spaces and punctuation.

Those who wish to make a more significant contribution may contribute and purchase a $300 brick. For this generous donation, an 8″ x 8″ engraved brick will be installed in the facility’s entry pathway with your personalized message. Each 8″ x 8″ brick can be engraved with up to five lines of lettering with a maximum of 20 characters per line, including spaces and punctuation.

Get one as a memento to keep for yourself or to give as a gift

You can purchase a duplicate brick at half price to keep as a special memento for your home or office or to give as a gift to a friend or relative. These bricks will be part of the facility for generations to come.

Brick inscriptions are subject to approval by the African American Planning Commission.

If you don’t know anyone who passed away from AIDS-related complications but you still wish to make a donation to show your support for the African American Planning Commission’s efforts, please do so by making an online donation in any amount you wish – $20 minimum suggested donation – or by mailing your donation to our corporate address.

African American Planning Commission
Development Dept.
P.O. Box 330-707
Brooklyn, NY 11233

Contributions to the African American Planning Commission, a tax-exempt organization under Section 501 (C)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, are deductible for computing income and estate taxes. You will receive a receipt for your contribution in the mail.

If you have any questions or have special instructions, contact Matthew Okebiyi at mokebiyi@aapci.org.

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Architect’s Project Entry rendering

Architect’s Project Entry rendering