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  • it's the 25th anniversary of the REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive
  • started in 1995 by REALTORS® at the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver
  • the Fraser Valley and Chilliwack and District real estate boards joined a few years later
  • the longest running blanket drive in the Lower Mainland
  • each year more than 50 REALTORS® volunteer and 150 real estate offices act as donation drop-off locations
  • more than 385,000 of the most vulnerable residents in the Lower Mainland have been helped by this Blanket Drive since 1995
  • each year about 35,000 people in need are helped
  • needed items for all ages:
    • blankets, new or gently used
    • warm clothing, coats
    • new socks and underwear
    • hats, scarves, mittens
  • items collected in a community stays in that community


Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver
Craig Munn

Fraser Valley Real Estate Board
Debbie Jay

Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board
Joanne Reid