Broreavement Foundation Inc

Creating a brotherhood and helping them heal.

Saddle Brook, NJ
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Broreavement Foundation Inc

EIN: 92-4013092


Broreavement provides a safe space for men and boys of color to navigate the emotional and psychological impact of losing a loved one. We create a community to help men and boys heal.

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Founder, President

Daniel Ratchford


Quaheem Brooks

Main address

250 Pehle Ave Ste 200 # 1006

Saddle Brook, NJ 07663 USA

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Subject area info

Community organizing

Population served info


Widows and widowers

Non-adult children

Ethnic and racial groups

Immigrants and migrants

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NTEE code info

Community Coalitions (S21)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.


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Broreavement provides a safe space for men and boys of color to navigate the emotional and psychological impact of losing a loved one. We create a community to help men and boys heal.
We have created a biweekly program that engages men in boys of color in activities to help start the healing process.
Program Topics
Nutrition, Self-care, Arts/Creativity, Exercise, Meditation, Nature, Journaling, Social Support, Mind Set and Resilience, Gratitude,

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Founder, President

Daniel Ratchford

In 2009, my world shattered when I lost my wife to an unknown blood disease that she battled for 9 years. As a young widower at the age of 29, I was left with the immense responsibility of raising our two young children on my own. I embarked on a search for help and support, only to realize that the grief experiences of men and boys of color were often overlooked or misunderstood. Driven by my own struggle and fueled by a desire to make a difference, I founded Broreavement. Through this organization, I aim to create a safe and inclusive community that acknowledges the unique challenges faced by men and boys of color in their grief journeys. I understand firsthand the feelings of isolation, confusion, and the desperate need for support during these difficult times.


Quaheem Brooks

Quaheem Brooks is an accomplished property manager with over 20 years of experience in the field and a proven track record of success in property management/accounting. Originally from the Bronx, New York, Quaheem serves as Broreavements treasurer. Broreavement organization allows me to help men and young boys process their feelings and emotions following the loss of a loved one. I lost my son Dijon Brooks in March of 2021, and I personally experienced a whirlwind of emotions.

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Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 3/13/2024

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.


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Black/African American
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Heterosexual or Straight
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Person without a disability

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