Coldwell Banker is getting a head start on the season of giving this year – and we’re kicking things off in a big way.
Coldwell Banker’s “Give Where You Live” charity campaign, running now through October 31, is a fundraising opportunity in which participating offices raise money for Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and local charities of their choice through fun and engaging events.
Coldwell Banker Independent Sales Associates, staff, clients and family and friends are showing us that giving where you live can be as rewarding as it is a grand time.
Check out how Coldwell Banker offices are lending a hand in making this campaign the best it can be!
A Happy Ending to this Year’s Give Where You Live Campaign!
Coldwell Banker offices throughout the San Francisco Bay Area had a great time raising money for this worthy cause. Read about the fun times here.
Meal Delivery | Coldwell Banker Greenbrae
For their Give Where You Live campaign, the Coldwell Banker Greenbrae office lent their support to Homeward Bound of Marin, the primary provider of homeless shelters and services for homeless families and individuals in Marin County. To support the organization’s restaurant training program, they purchased products made by students of this program at their staff meeting on October 25. They also delivered a dinner to Homeward Bound’s Mill Street Shelter in San Rafael on October 28.
What a great way to give back to the community, Coldwell Banker Greenbrae!
The Cupertino Office Raises $2,500 for Give Where You Live
A huge thank you to the Coldwell Banker office that put together a successful dinner fundraiser in collaboration with Pizza My Heart and Boudin SF Bakery to raise $2,500 for Lucile Packard Children’s Fund and the Bill Wilson Center. There’s nothing better than enjoying delicious food while serving a great cause!
Halloween Themed Fundraiser & Silent Auction | Coldwell Banker Carmel Ranch
The Carmel Rancho office auctioned off gift baskets, wine packages, paintings and much more in their silent auction that took place on October 27. All the auctioned off items were donated by local businesses. There was also a delicious feast enjoyed and festive Halloween décor that was displayed throughout the office.
A total of $5,500 was raised from this event which will go towards the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, an organization that that funds type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, in addition to Lucile Packard Children’s Fund.
Dine & Make a Difference | Coldwell Banker Cupertino
Stop by the Boudin SF Bakery location at 20682 Stevens Creek Blvd in Cupertino on October 25 from 4 pm to 9 pm for delicious food and fundraising.
30% of sales generated from dine-in and to go meal purchases will be donated to the Bill Wilson Center, a non-profit that serves youth and families in Santa Clara County through counseling, housing, education and advocacy, as well as to Lucile Packard Children’s Fund.
For more information, contact the Coldwell Banker Cupertino office today at 408.252.1133.
Lucile Children’s Hospital Celebrates Halloween
The children of Lucile Children’s Hospital Stanford are getting a head start on the spooky holiday by dressing up in their favorite costumes and creating fun Halloween themed crafts throughout the hospital.
We’re lovin’ the Halloween spirit!
Charity Auction | Coldwell Banker Fremont
The Fremont office transformed their office meeting into a charity fundraiser on October 18. Sales Associates and staff donated items and auctioned them to others at a silent auction.
A total of $735 was raised for Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and their charity of choice, Adobe Services, an agency that secures permanent homes for individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
Halloween Activity Kits
If you would like to share some Halloween spirit with the children at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, then sending over a fun Halloween-themed activity kit might just do the trick.
Using creative items that a kid or teen will find entertaining, these custom surprises help youngsters feel at ease during their stay at the hospital.
Read more about the kits and how you can create one here: http://gocb.me/links/halloweenActivityKits.pdf
Coldwell Banker Visits Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford
There’s no better way to get to know the patients of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford than to pay them a visit and hear their stories – and that’s what exactly Coldwell Banker did last year. Get to know the patients that inspire us to give where we live.
Garden Party | Coldwell Banker San Jose Almaden
The San Jose Almaden office had an awesome time at their Garden Party on October 14 where Sales Associates and office staff gathered at the home of Sales Associates Don and Julie Tornincasa to benefit Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Cancer CAREpoint.
The fundraiser featured delicious appetizers and desserts, refreshing beverages and great company. A live auction was also held where gift baskets, jewelry sets, advertisement opportunities and gift cards were auctioned off. The event raised a total of $2,713 for the two benefitting organizations.
Way to go, San Jose Almaden office!
Breakfast Celebration | Coldwell Banker Half Moon Bay
A delicious breakfast was served up at the Half Moon Bay office’s broker tour meeting on October 11. Sales Associates and staff members cooked up morning goodies, including frittata, bacon, sausage, fresh fruit and baked pumpkin bread for everyone to enjoy as they raised money for the campaign.
A total of $672 was raised at this scrumptious event. The office will be holding another fundraiser on Halloween to further benefit the non-profit Abundant Grace Coastside Worker. Please stay tuned for more details.
Coldwell Banker Danville Raises $1,650 for Give Where You Live
Sales Associate Conor Dunn, from the Coldwell Banker Danville office ran in San Jose’s Rock n’ Roll half-marathon on October 2 where Sales Associates, clients, family and friends guessed his time for each mile. The office also hosted a Rummage Raffle on October 6 where several donated items were raffled off in a fun celebration.
Thanks to the great turnout from these events, the office was able to raise $1,650, and will donate their proceeds to the Discovery Counseling Center in Danville and the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation.