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.
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.
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”
June 21st, 2016
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Correspondent Katie Breidenbach was there!
“Baker, Educator Honored for Helping Children – NET TV
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
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. pic.twitter.com/aPPjNylwk6
— Shayna Estulin (@ShaynaEstulin12) May 22, 2016
Featured Spotlight in Industry Magazine
(Print pg 66, Digital pg 68)
Print page 66
Digital page 68
Our First Operation Birthday Party!!