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Pillow Drive for Bridging

Media Contact:
Lana Simon
Coldwell Banker Burnet
(847) 313‐6770 or lana.simon@cbexchange.com

Coldwell Banker Burnet Foundation Seeks Pillow Donations to Benefit Bridging

EDINA, MN (February 18, 2014) –Coldwell Banker Burnet’s Foundation is helping needy families have a good night’s sleep by collecting new pillows for their Foundation partner, Bridging.

Bridging provides furniture and household goods to families transitioning out of homelessness and poverty. They distribute 240 pillows to more than 75 households every week and are always looking to replenish their pillow supply.

Drop off new pillows to any local Coldwell Banker Burnet office now through March 18 and help give back to those in need. Click here or visit CBBurnet.com to find an office near you.

Last year the company’s offices donated 4,540 new pillows. It was the largest pillow drive in Bridging’s 26 year history, topping the 3,123 pillows that Coldwell Banker Burnet collected in 2012. As a result, Bridging was able to distribute one pillow to every person in need versus one pillow per bed.

“We take for granted the little things in life, especially a pillow to lay our heads on at night,” said Robin Peterson, president of Coldwell Banker Burnet. “We hope that our pillow drive helps to bring peace-of-mind to families in need.”

Coldwell Banker Burnet Foundation is the charitable arm of Coldwell Banker Burnet and a local chapter of the Realogy Charitable Foundation Inc., a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. The Coldwell Banker Burnet Foundation's mission is to support housing-related needs of people at all stages of life in the communities they serve. To learn more about the Coldwell Banker Burnet Foundation and how to get involved with the organization’s non-profit partners, visit CBBurnetGives.org.

Bridging, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving the greater Twin Cities, is the largest furniture bank in North America. Providing furniture and household goods to families and individuals transitioning out of homelessness and poverty, Bridging gives hope–and for many–a leap toward financial stability for the first time. With locations in Bloomington and Roseville, Bridging is driven by volunteers and donations of furniture and household goods from the community. Since 1987, Bridging has furnished over 60,000 homes and reduced landfill space by more than 128 million pounds. To learn more and get involved visit bridging.org.

Coldwell Banker Burnet, a leading residential real estate brokerage headquartered in Edina, Minn., serves Minnesota and western Wisconsin. The company, which was founded in 1973, operates 24 offices and has 1,700 independent sales associates throughout the market. For more information, please visit Coldwell Banker Burnet’s Web site at CBBurnet.com or call 952-820-HOME (4663). Coldwell Banker Burnet is part of NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company. NRT, a subsidiary of Realogy, operates Realogy’s company-owned real estate brokerage offices.