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Hoods to Woods 2015 Fundraiser

13 November 2014, 15.14 | Posted in Fundraisers, snowboarding | No comments »

Radcollector - Hoods2Woods
We are honored to once again be supporting one of the raddest urban grass roots organizations out there, Hoods to Woods, as they prepare for the 2015 snowboard season with their annual fund raiser. If you are in NYC tonight come on down to Putnam’s Pub in Brooklyn for food, drinks, music, a raffle featuring goods from Nike SB, Lakai, Arc’teryx and more and of course the chance to make a difference in a young shredders life. If you aren’t able to make it, feel free to hit Hoods to Woods with an online donation, every little bit counts. Full event info can be found after the jump.

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Blotto for Hood to Woods

23 September 2013, 11.54 | Posted in Fundraisers, photography, snowboarding | 1 comment »


Epic snowboard photographer Dean Blotto Gray is lending a hand to Brooklyn’s Hoods to Woods Foundation in the form of two limited edition pieces which will be auctioned at the organization’s fundraiser this Friday September 27th at the House of Art gallery in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn. “Barrel Ollie” featuring Mark Sollors, and “Shadow Shred” featuring Gigi Rüf, Romain DeMarchi, Danny Davis, and Heikki Sorsa will both be up for grabs. Get advance tickets here. More after the jump.

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Hoods to Woods X Fight the City | NYC Fundraiser

09 May 2013, 10.12 | Posted in Fundraisers, kids | 1 comment »


Our friends at the Hoods to Woods Foundation have partnered with lifestyle brand NY Brawlers for a custom boxing glove art show titled “Fight The City” featuring artist from around the world. Part of the proceeds will help fund Hoods to Woods Foundation free outdoor programs to inner city teens. The event takes place tonight at the Times Hotel in NYC from 7p – 10p. Entry is free and open to the public so stop by to support a good cause. Hit the jump to see the flyer and all the info.

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Hoods to Woods x GoodWoodNYC Ltd Edition Bracelet

21 December 2012, 14.34 | Posted in feel good, Fundraisers, snowboarding | 1 comment »


Since you’re not dead maybe its time to start doing something positive with your life. A perfect first step would be to go and buy one of these Hoods to Woods x GoodWoodNYC bracelets to support Brooklyn’s raddest youth empowerment through shred organization. Only $20 goes a long way! Show your support now exclusively through Bird’s Eye Board shop.

Hoods to Woods Foundation x Yes Snowboards Fundraiser

19 January 2012, 12.38 | Posted in Fundraisers, kids, snowboarding | No comments »


Our favorite youth organization, Hoods to Woods needs your help to support its Winter program for teens in Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn. A $5 donation enters you in a raffle to win a YES snowboard signed by team rider Trevor Andrew. To donate or learn more about the cause go to www.hoodstowoods.com/donate. Hit the jump to see the flyer.

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Hoods to Woods Granted 501(c)(3) Status

30 June 2011, 12.44 | Posted in feel good, Skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing | 2 comments »


In some great news for the day, the Brooklyn youth organization Hoods to Woods was granted 501(c)(3) non profit status this week. Founded by artist/designer/shredder and Radcollector columnist Brian Deka Paupaw in 2009 after a global shred journey showed him that being on a board can change lives, Hoods to Woods gives kids specifically from Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn the opportunity to experience another world through skateboarding, surfing, and snowboarding. Contact him here to get involved. A shot of the kids after the jump.

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Hoods to Woods x FlatFitty | Limited Edition Cap

25 August 2010, 14.20 | Posted in collabs, feel good, hats, kids, videos | 1 comment »


Our homie and columnist Brian Deka Paupaw’s Hoods to Woods foundation gives kids from Deka’s hood of Bed Stuy, Brooklyn the chance to experience and learn from snowboarding, skateboarding, and art. Recently FlatFitty got involved with the foundation and allowed the kids to design a limited edition Hoods to Woods hat. This edit by Deka and Khalid West gives a very real feel for how rad this unique local Brooklyn movement really is, right down to the surprise visit from fellow Bed Stuy dweller Trevor Andrew. To get involved with Hoods to Woods go here.

Hoods to Woods x HHF x Woodward BBQ

13 July 2010, 17.20 | Posted in Events, Fundraisers, Skateboarding | No comments »


Radcollector is proud to be a part of Brooklyn-based non profit Hoods to Woods fundraiser BBQ this Saturday July 17, in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The BBQ will benefit the Harold Hunter Foundation scholarship program at Camp Woodward in Pennsylvania and will give guests the chance to see the home environs of the kids learning to surf, skate, and snowboard through the work of both of these great organizations. More pics of the kids as well as BBQ info after the jump.

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Harold Hunter Run 2010

30 April 2010, 12.28 | Posted in feel good, Fundraisers, Skateboarding | No comments »


This Sunday, May 2 the LES will be in full bloom for the 2010 Harold Hunter Run, Nike Sportswear and the Harold Hunter Foundation’s annual charity run. This year, our columnist Deka Paupaw’s Hoods to Woods Foundation has gotten on board with the Harold Hunter Foundation to help bring some kids from the city to Camp Woodward for a once in a lifestyle skateboarding experience. A $20 donation gets you a Nike HH Dri-Fit and some food after the run. Full info after the jump.

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Laurus Interview

02 November 2009, 17.02 | Posted in Accessories, interviews, snowboarding | No comments »

Rad Collector - Laurus Interview
New York City-based Laurus is a manufacturer of premium hand-made face wraps for snowboarding that caters to the frigid conditions of the Ice Coast. RadCollector familia and founder of the Hoods to Woods movement, Brian “Deka” Paupaw, connected with Laurus’ Darell Abrams at a jib session in Fort Greene Park last year and the two recently sat down for an interview to talk about the background as well as the future direction of the brand. This is local DIY NYC shred at its finest. Read the whole interview and check out some product shots after the jump.

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