Gear Up For Winter Initiative

Cradles to Crayons Teams Up With Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS and The Trident Group for Gear Up For Winter Initiative

(BHHS) Fox & Roach/Trident offices to participate in winter gear collection effort
(Philadelphia, PA- November 10, 2016)- Cradles to Crayons®, a nonprofit organization that provides children, from birth through age 12 living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive, is pleased to announce it is joining forces with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) Fox & Roach and The Trident Group. The real estate brokerage franchise network will support Cradles to Crayons’ effort to help children keep warm this winter.

Cradles to Crayons and BHHS Fox & Roach/Trident are teaming up for Cradles to Crayons’ Gear Up For Winter initiative, the nonprofit’s winter program which aims to deliver the essentials to children in need to keep them safe and warm during the year’s harshest season. To do so, all 65 of (BHHS) Fox & Roach/Trident offices across the Tri-State area will be collecting new and gently used items now through December 1st. Items to be collected include children’s winter clothes (sizes infant- 14/16, adult smalls), winter coats (sizes infant- 14/16, adult smalls), new socks and underwear, shoes and winter boots (sizes infant- adult 9.5), and hats and gloves.

“We are delighted to have BHHS Fox & Roach/Trident working with us towards our goal of keeping Philadelphia’s children warm this winter,” said Michal Smith, Executive Director of Cradles to Crayons Philadelphia. “Through their collection sites we are able to tap into numerous new communities who could help in our goal to protect the region’s children, and for that we are forever grateful.”
“Teaming up with Cradles to Crayons to keep children warm and safe this winter season is a great opportunity to help so many children in need,” adds Kassie Erb, President of Fox & Roach Charities.

About Cradles to Crayons

Cradles to Crayons launched in 2002 and has operations in Boston, Philadelphia, and Chicago. The nonprofit provides children from birth through age 12 living in homeless or low-income situations with the essential items they need to thrive—at home, at school, and at play. They supply these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities that have with communities that need. Cradles to Crayons mobilizes communities of plenty on behalf of communities of need, recycling and reusing high-quality children’s goods and engaging thousands of youth and adults in tangible service activities each year that benefit local children. For more information go to
About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® and The Trident Group
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) Fox & Roach, REALTORS® is a part of HomeServices of America, the nation’s second largest provider of total home services. The company has more than 4,500 Sales Associates in over 65 sales offices across the Tri-State area. Through its affiliate, the Trident Group, the company provides one-stop shopping and facilitated services to its clients including mortgage financing, and title, property and casualty insurance. BHHS Fox & Roach is the #1 broker in the nationwide BHHS network of 1400 broker affiliates. Our company-sponsored charitable foundation, Fox & Roach Charities, is committed to addressing the needs of children and families in stressful life circumstances, contributing over $5.2 million to more than 250 local organizations since its inception in 1995. Visit our Website at