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We are a Neighborhood Maintenance Company 

Serving townhouses and businesses in neighborhoods in and around Bed-Stuy

Foot Soldiers, LLC is a certified Minority Business Enterprise (Yes, we're Black-owned). We relieve property management tasks including sweeping, trash/recycling removal, hallway cleaning & snow removal. We serve homeowners and property managers. See our reviews, our services,  learn about us, and choose us to be your provider for your Brooklyn snow-clearing needs.

  1. We focus on quality, accountability, reliability, commitment & impeccable customer service.

  2. Our leadership takes your satisfaction & our community seriously!

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Our Vision

A world where communities are maintained through praying families.


Use brooms, prayers, and families to clean communities.

Core Values that give us the G.A.S.S we need:

  • God First - Matthew 23.37

  • Accountability - James 4:17

  • Safety - Proverbs 27:12

  • Service - Colossians 3:23


In 2016, PRG stopped the cleaning program. Members of the nonprofit separated, and the Foot Soldiers, LLC property maintenance was formed. 


In 2000, a childhood friend of Barnabas Uba Shakur (Foot Soldiers Owner) was accused and found guilty of a crime. Only 19 at the time of his arrest and a member of a notorious street gang called the Bloods, he was given a life sentence. Upon his friend's conviction, Barnabas was devastated and decided to create change. In 2003, at the age of 23, he founded a nonprofit organization called Bed Stuy's Project Re-Generation, Inc. (PRG) to help teens from his neighborhood not fall victim to the same circumstance. 

Note from the owner

"Hello, neighbors!  -Barnabas Uba Shakur


You want to be a successful landlord, and part of that is ensuring your property is consistently cleaned and that you handle the unpredictable snow. You're not alone; homeowners have trusted us to help them for 20+ years. We can help show your neighbors and tenants that you can handle the cleaning. 


In the News

A variety of News broadcasts and publications have spotlighted Foot Soldiers' leadership including, but not limited to Pix11, NY1, BCAT, NY Times, Daily News, AMNY, Brooklyn USA, Commerce News, Our Time Press, Volvo, and Daily Challenge. In addition, since the Foot Soldier's inception, its social purpose model and leadership have been recognized by major organizations, including Andrew Goodman’s Foundation; Toyota 100 Cars for Good Finalist; CNN Hero of the week Nominee; Independence Community Foundation; Do Gooder Award Finalist; New Yorker of the Week – NY1; Nonprofiteer of the Year – Young Nonprofits Professionals Network; NYC Mayor and Snapple’s “Best People in NYC"; “For Outstanding Commitment to Entrepreneurship” – Emerging Business Leaders’ Summit; Union Square Awardee; “National Social Entrepreneur of the Year” – Oppenheimer Fund; “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” – National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship; Citizen's Committee and Fleet Bank’s “Youth Entrepreneur of the Year Award” and “National Student Entrepreneur of the Year” and National Business Plan Competition Champion 1st place – US Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency.


Foot Soldiers in the Press


In theNews
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Scheduled Non-Service Days


Based on the Sanitation pick-up schedule or Foot Soldier's closure, there will be no or limited services on the following holidays. Foot Soldiers will provide snow removal services if NYC streets are open during the snow season. 

  • New Years Day

  • Martin Luther King Day & Eve

  • Presidents' Day Eve

  • Easter Sunday

  • Memorial Day & Eve

  • Juneteenth Day

  • Independence Day & Eve

  • Labor Day & Eve

  • Columbus Day Eve

  • Veterans Day & Eve

  • Thanksgiving Day & Eve

  • Christmas Day & Eve

  • New Years Eve

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