In the Press

Thank you Pix11-Logo

Pix11 News for bringing attention to this great project.

June, 29th 2016 (here is a small portion of the story that aired)


Big Thank you Lisa Mateo for telling our story so well.



Special Thank you to Ben Goldman for the interview.

Pix11 Interview Nitti_Ben  Ben-Goldman


NET-TV_Logo NET TV- Currents

Correspondent Katie Breidenbach Joins the Party!

“Best Birthday Party” For Kids in Brownsville Shelter – NET TV

June 26th, 2016

Brooklyn businesses provide a huge birthday extravaganza for kids staying in CAMBA Flagstone Family Center, a shelter for about 150 families with over 400 children. “Operation Birthday Party” was started by Dyker Heights cake maker Maria Nitti, who has held monthly birthday celebrations at the shelter for a full year. As Currents Correspondent Katie Breidenbach reports, the kids are having a blast.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams presents

One Brooklyn– Hero of the Month May 2016

June 21st, 2016:

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams presented the May 2016 Hero of the Month award to Brooklynite Maria Nitti.

“Maria consistently goes above and beyond to help her community”

Kings County Politics

June 21st, 2016

King County Politics Article

Please also Visit:

bensonhurst BEAN

Dyker Heights Baker Honored For Organizing Birthday Parties For Homeless Children

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

BP Adams honors soft-hearted baker, inspiring teacher, as Brooklyn’s Heroes of the Month

the Brooklyn Reader

Bakery owner throws parties for kids at Brownsville shelter


NET-TV_Logo NET TV- Currents

Correspondent Katie Breidenbach was there!

“Baker, Educator Honored for Helping Children – NET TV

June 26th, 2016

Baker, Educator Honored for Helping Children – NET TV Two community activists receive the “Hero of the Month” Award from Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. Maria Nitti is the founder of “Operation Birthday Party,” holding monthly celebrations for children at the CAMBA Flagstone Family Center, a shelter in Brownsville. Rose Graham, vice principal at PS 399 in East Flatbush, develops programs to help students both in and out of the classroom. Both are given citations and, as Currents Correspondent Katie Breidenbach reports, Maria receives a surprise from the Borough President.

Courier Life’s BROOKLYN DAILY- Maria Teresa Nitti:

Cake designer has a sweet success story • Brooklyn Daily



Congratulations to founder Maria Teresa Nitti

June 7th, 2016:

Maria was one of 27 amazing women to receive the Brooklyn’s Women of Distinction Award.


See Maria’s Video



News12 TV segment on Operation Birthday Party

May 22nd,2016

a Great Big Thank you goes out to Shayna Estulin of News12 Brooklyn for coming to our May 22nd Birthday Party

Super sweet- we are at a Birthday party for kids in a brownsville homeless shelter.

— Shayna Estulin (@ShaynaEstulin12) May 22, 2016


5-22-2016 News12

Featured Spotlight in Industry Magazine

March/April edition

(Print pg 66, Digital pg 68)

Industry Magazine March-April 2016

Print page 66

IndustryM Spotlight OBP

Digital page 68

Industry Digital

Our First Operation Birthday Party!!

CAMBA Connection August 2015

August 2015 Newsletter