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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares Donates $18,000 to Westfield-Area Charities

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares (CBRB Cares) recently donated $18,000 to local charities serving the Union County area. 

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares (CBRB Cares) recently donated $18,000 to local charities serving the Union County area following the successful fundraising efforts of the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Westfield East real estate sales office. The check presentation was held Feb. 29 at the Westfield East office on 209 Central Avenue.

CBRB Cares presented $5,000 checks to the Westfield Food Pantry at Holy Trinity, which serves families in need throughout Union County, and The 200 Club of Union County, which provides financial assistance to families of police and firefighters who have given their lives in the line of duty. CBRB Cares also donated $2,000 to The Paul Jackson Fund, which serves as a resource of last resort for individuals and families facing a financial crisis due to a debilitating long-term illness or disability.

CBRB Cares donated $1,000 each to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties; the Elizabeth Coalition to help the homeless; the Junior League of Elizabeth-Plainfield Career Closet, which offers professional clothing and interviewing skills to low-income women in Union County; Habitat for Humanity of Greater Plainfield and Middlesex County; Caring Contact, formerly Contact We Care, a crisis hotline and listening community; and NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

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The Westfield East office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage hosted a live auction and tricky tray event in November 2015 that raised more than $24,000 through CBRB Cares. The remainder of this money will be distributed to other local charities in the Westfield and greater Union County area throughout the year. CBRB Cares is the philanthropic arm of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y.

This was the 15th consecutive year that the Westfield East office has organized a large fundraising effort to help local communities. Some of the live auction and tricky tray prizes included a football jersey signed by New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr.; trip packages such as a stay at Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, N.J.; home-cooked meals and a wide variety of gift baskets.

“I am grateful that we can help so many organizations that are doing important work right here in this community,” said John Bradley, branch vice of the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Westfield East office. “I want to thank all the local businesses, affiliated agents and staff, and other friends and members of the community who made the 15th annual CBRB Cares fundraising event such an enormous success.”

CBRB Cares’ primary purpose is to provide financial assistance to charitable organizations where Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has a presence. Since its inception in 2005, CBRB Cares has given more than $1 million to charities supporting local communities, along with countless volunteer hours donated by affiliated sales associates, managers and staff. CBRB Cares is a chapter of the Realogy Charitable Foundation, Inc.

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