Join JIG in Building a Healthier Community at the East Brooklyn 5K

The JIG team is thrilled to be the exclusive marketing partner for East New York Restoration LDC’s first Annual East Brooklyn 5K Run/Walk. The event is being held on Sunday September 28th. Sign up for the run begins at 9am. We’re also looking forward to the after run celebrations, which includes free fresh sandwiches sponsored by Boar’s Head, drinks provided by Gateway Center’s Shop Rite, and many other surprises from our various sponsors.

To sign up, go to:

For this project, the JIG Group was responsible for all branding aspects of the event; logos, banners, t-shirt designs, website, video production, and fundraising outreach. The corporations that joined because of JIG’s efforts were Shop Rite, Skechers, Sports Authority, Affinity Health, Related Retail, Hudson Companies, Modell’s, and Liberty Tax Services.

The community will share in a very positive cause. For the full story, check out the press release below:


September 8, 2014 – East New York Restoration LDC (ENYR-LDC) is proud to announce the 1st Annual East Brooklyn 5K Run/Walk as a part of their Healthy Living Series of Community Events. The East Brooklyn 5K is the largest run/walk event in East Brooklyn with 1,200 expected participants, 35 partner community based organizations and a number of corporate sponsors. A portion of the proceeds is donated to local high schools, youth track teams, dance organizations, and athletic programs as a way to promote healthy living.

Corporate sponsors include Shop Rite, Skechers, Sports Authority, Affinity Health Plan, Hudson Companies, and Related Retail. Also joining the positive effort are some key community partners; Man Up, North Brooklyn YMCA, 500 Men Making a Difference, CAMBA, PATHS Dance, Pure Elements, ENY Farms and many others.

The RUN/WALK will begin and end at the Thomas Jefferson HS Football Field, which is in the heart of the brand new Gateway Corridor Development. The path will include passing the Spring Creek High School Campus and the brand new Elton Street Corridor, as a way to also showcase the incredible progress that is being made throughout East New York. At the finish line of the RUN/WALK all participants will gather for a celebration that includes marching bands, Zumba, and line dancing. There will also be giveaways and the opportunity to stop at various sponsored booths to receive healthy living information, fresh produce, and coupons from corporate sponsors.


ABOUT ENY Restoration LDC

ENYR-LDC is a registered 501(c)3 organization created as a direct result of the historic Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) with Related Companies, which generated from the Gateway Phase II Retail expansion in East New York. The mission of ENYRLDC is to oversee the implementation of the CBA via three major program initiatives– Job Creation through our partner organization Man Up! Inc, Small Business Support, and Community Enhancement. Through these efforts, ENYR-LDC works to increase career and business opportunities, promote healthier lifestyles, and expand cultural arts and athletic programming throughout the East New York community.


To Register or become a sponsor go to or call Vernon Jones at 347-351-2826. ENYR-LDC office: 718.676.5920.