SHARE THE WARMTH!
HELP THE HOMELESS AND POOR
The weather is getting colder and there are more people than ever who are homeless in Metro Vancouver.
You can make a difference.
Gather your donations of blankets, clothing and other warm and wooly items for the 23rd annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive – a partnership between the Real Estate Boards of Greater Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and Chilliwack and District and their member REALTORS ® . Since it started 23 years ago, the Blanket Drive has helped more than 300,000 people in our communities.
The Bigtown Real Estate Team is proud to support this year’s REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive.
We’ll gather your donation and make sure it is delivered to local charities, churches and other community organizations.
The following items are needed for all ages and sizes:
- Gently used or new blankets or sleeping bags
- Warm clothing, coats
- Hats, gloves, scarves
- New socks and underwear
- Plastic ponchos, bivy sacks
If you have any items you would like to donate, please contact:
Mike Turner at 778-387-1556
The REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive Story
Way back in 1995, some caring REALTORS® in Vancouver observed the homeless situation in the city’s eastside and said to themselves, we’ve got to do something.
They put out an appeal to their fellow colleagues for warm blankets and coatsand collected 600 bags of donations for Vancouver’s homeless in the downtown core.
That single act of kindness has blossomed into one of the largest annual collections of warm clothing and blankets and spread to help homeless people and the working poor, from Vancouver to Chilliwack.
Today, the Blanket Drive has helped more than 300,000 people in these communities.
This success is thanks to your generous donations!