Realtors to Collect Blankets for Homeless this Winter

Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams ELITE Realty
blanket drive 2011Hundreds of realtor offices will again to receive blankets and clothing donations for the needy starting November 28 till December 5 all across Lower Mainland for the 17th annual Realtors Care Blanket Drive. These offices will be drop-offs and its Realtors will collect, sort and deliver the donations.

Realtors shared their experience with both donors and recipients: Some recipients live in their vehicles with very few belongings, others spend nights on the streets or in emergency shelters. Donors also ranged from the affluent to the simple folks who shared what little they could give. Indeed each people involved in this project have their own story to tell.

Much needed donations are the following:

New or gently used
  • Blankets and sleeping bags
  • Warm clothing-coats, jeans, pants, sweaters
  • Scarves, mitts, gloves and hats

New items for men, women and children
  • Socks
  • Underwear

Keller Williams Elite Realty will also be receiving donations at out offices at A123-2099 Lougheed Highway, Port Coquitlam, as well other local real estate offices.

Donations will be delivered to numerous organizations in the following cities for distribution. Check this link for the exact addresses of the Blanket Drive recipient charities.

Greater Vancouver


Lower Mainland

Maple Ridge

New Westminster



Fraser Valley




South Surrey

Chilliwack and other areas



Blanket Drives had been a partner of charitable organizations assisting homeless families. This 8-day drive aims to collect 4,300 bags of gently used blankets, sleeping bags, warm clothing and coats plus socks and underwear for men, women and children. The donations get to stay in the cities in which they are donated, surplus volumes will be delivered to other recipients in the province.
Posted by

The Josh Bath Team

Keller Williams Elite Realty


Comments (2)

Brin Realty Associates Team At Bean Group
Bean Group | Brin Realty Associates - Amherst, NH
Amherst NH homes and Southern NH real estate

Congrats to you and fellow Realtors, this is a great drive...all the best.

Nov 22, 2011 10:19 AM
Patrick White
Home Driven Realty, Inc - Baldwin, NY
Driven to bring New Yorkers home

Good Evening Josh

Thanks for your efforts and sharing. have a great day

Nov 22, 2011 11:16 AM