Pick Up a Pie, Help Families in Need

As Pie in the Sky fundraiser enters 20th year, local Coldwell Banker office selling pies to feed sick families.

The following is a press release from Coldwell Banker:


Pie in the Sky Fundraiser Enters Its 20th Year

The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Brooklinewill help to sell Thanksgiving pies prepared and donated by more than 150 of Greater Boston’s toprestaurants and caterers, including Aquitaine, Blue Ginger, Flour Bakery & Café, Harvest, Mistral, Sel De La Terre, The Capital Grille, and Upstairs on the Square.

Apple, pecan, pumpkin, sweet potato, and diabetic apple pies will be sold for $25 each to benefit the clients of Community Servings as part of its annual “Pie in the Sky” fundraiser. Community Servings is a nonprofit organization that provides free, home-delivered meals to acutely ill individuals, their families, and their care-givers in 18 cities and towns throughout Massachusetts. For every pie sold, Community Servings will be able to feed one client for five days.

This is the 20th anniversary of Pie in the Sky. Last year, Coldwell Banker Residential helped to raise $550,000 to feed individuals and families who are ill with HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other life-threatening illnesses – with 93 cents of every dollar raised going directly to providing meals.

Pie sales are taking place now and will continue through Saturday, November 17, 2012. Pies can beordered by calling the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Brookline at 617-731-2447 or by visiting www.pieinthesky.org. Pies will be available for pick up on Wednesday, November 21 at the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Brookline located at 1375 Beacon Street from 10-3.

Community Servings is Eastern Massachusetts’ only free, home-delivered meals program for families and individuals with HIV/AIDS and other acute life-threatening illnesses. Each day, Community Servings delivers a nutritious lunch, dinner and a snack to 800 men, women and children too ill to shop or cook for themselves.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is the largest residential real estate brokerage company in New England. With more than 4,000 sales associates and staff in approximately 90 office locations, theorganization serves consumers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is part of NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company. For more information, please visit www.NewEnglandMoves.com.


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