For the 23rd year, Reinhart Realtors is teaming up with our agents and with the people of Washtenaw County (that’s you!) to collect winter coat donations. From October 29th through November 30th, you can bring new and gently used coats to any of our Charles Reinhart Sales Offices and to any open house hosted by a Reinhart agent during the month of November.
We have six office locations total: four in Ann Arbor, one in Chelsea and one in Saline. To see those specific locations, click here. And to preview all our open houses and find out where and when you can drop off in your neighborhood, click here.
In 2018, our goal is to collect 2,000 total coats for adults and children. Last year, with your help, we collected more than 1,100, and over the last 23 years of the Reinhart Coat Drive, we’ve collected more than 23,000 coats!
Together, they’re all working to ensure the homeless, struggling and underserved in our communities are cared for. Here in Michigan, that care becomes even more necessary during the biting winter months. According to Washtenaw Housing Alliance, more than 4,600 people experienced homelessness over the course of one year in 2014 and 38% of those were families with young children.
Whether living on the streets or in homes without adequate heating, these families struggle to stay warm during the fall, winter and even the early spring. And if you’ve lived in the mitten very long, you understand why. Here in Ann Arbor, we get an average of 57 inches of snowfall each year and our average low temperature in January is just 18 degrees.
So join the cause with us this November and bring a new or gently used coat to one of our offices or open houses.
We hope to see you soon!
Coat donations can be dropped at any of our six Charles Reinhart Sales Offices and at any open house hosted by a Reinhart agent during the month of November. You can see our office locations here and our list of upcoming open houses here.
Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that celebrates and supports philanthropy. Reinhart supports this event with our Annual Coat Drive. Over our Coat Drive’s 21-year history, we have collected more than 20,000 new and gently used winter coats. This year we have partnered with over 30 local non-profits in order to keep Washtenaw County warm.
This year all coats that are collected will go to the following organizations:
Over the coat drive’s 21-year history, Reinhart has collected more than 21,000 coats, all of which have been donated to agencies in our community. The need for winter coats, especially for children, continues to be great. The 22nd Annual Coat Drive hopes to help fill that need in our community as the weather gets colder.
For more information about the 22nd Annual Coat Drive, please contact Greer Thibodeau, Marketing Coordinator at 734-669-5837 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In no time at all, warm coats will be needed by many people who can’t afford them. Over the Coat Drive’s 20-year history, Reinhart has collected more than 19,000 new and gently used winter coats. Many wonder, where do the coats go?
We contact several local agencies annually to determine their needs in terms of winter coats. This year we will be donating coats to:
Reinhart kicks-off our 21st Annual Coat Drive Monday, October 31, with the goal of collecting more than 1,500 adult and children’s winter coats to distribute to local agencies throughout Washtenaw County.
Through the month of November, bring your new or gently used winter coats to any of the Charles Reinhart Sales Offices as well as all Sunday Open Houses.
Over the Annual Coat Drive’s 20-year history, Reinhart has collected more than 20,000 coats, all of which have been donated to agencies in our community. The need for winter coats, especially for children, continues to be great. The 21st Annual Coat Drive hopes to help fill that need in our community as the weather gets colder.
For more information about the 21st Annual Coat Drive, please contact Greer Thibodeau, Marketing Coordinator at 734-669-5837 or email@example.com.
The 20th Annual Coat Drive starts today, November 2nd. To celebrate our 20th year, our goal is to collect 2,000 adult and children’s winter coats to distribute to local agencies throughout Washtenaw County.
With winter coming, mild temperatures will quickly turn to bitter, numbing cold. Frigid temperatures can leaves those without coats in danger of frostbite. Children are the most susceptible. Please help ensure that everyone stays warm this winter. The 20th Annual Coat Drive hopes to better fill the need in our community as the weather gets colder.
Over the last 19 years, Reinhart has collected more than 19,000 coats. All of the donations are brought to agencies in our local community to help with disbursement. This is opportunity allows you to clean out your closest and prevent others from being left in the cold.
Winter is here and many people are without a coat. Do your part this weekend at the Holiday Art Fair.
This not-to-be-missed event will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16 at the EMU Convocation Center, 799 N. Hewitt Road, Ypsilanti. It will feature 100 jury-selected artists offering their original artwork in jewelry, glass, ceramics, wood, painting, photography, mixed media, fiber and more.
Those who bring a new or gently used coat for the Reinhart Annual Coat Drive will get $2 off the ticket price. This is your chance to support your community while finding original art pieces for your home.
For more information about the Holiday Art Fair at the Eastern Michigan Convocation Center visit HolidayArtFAir.com or phone 734-662-3382.
Together with the help of Reinhart staff and agents, area dry cleaners and the overwhelming support of the community, we were able to donate 1,907 winter coats to more than thirty local agencies. Over the Coat Drive’s 18-year history, we have collected more than 18,000 winter coats, all of which have been donated to local agencies right here in our community.
We were fortunate to partner with local dry cleaners. They cleaned all the winter coats we collected before we donated them to local agencies. Thank you to Capitol Cleaners and Chelsea Cleaners for their generosity!
Thank you to Cathy Alfaro, Laurie Buys, Kathy Frey, Todd Lands, Joe Neely, Tracey Roy, Susan Schmunk, Cynthia Smigelski, Rick Taylor and Melissa VanDam for serving as Reinhart Coat Drive Captains!
We hope to continue the Coat Drive again next year, with the support of our community, to provide coats for those in need. We are very thankful to everyone who participated!