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ECBM, CPCU Society Organizes Coat Drive for Cradles To Crayons

Posted by ecbmadmin on Nov 29, 2017 3:26:09 PM


ECBM Insurance Brokers & Consultants Teams Up With The CPCU Society of Philadelphia For Cradles To Crayons's Gear Up For Winter Initiative

The Coat Drive will be December 4-8, 2017.

West Conshohocken, PA, November 29, 2017 –  ECBM Insurance Brokers & Consultants (www.ecbm.com) will be collecting coats for the winter initiative. 

ECBM Insurance Brokers & Consultants has provided commercial insurance brokerage and consulting services to the Mid-Atlantic region since 1970. Charlie Bernier, along with Gloria Forbes and Rick Eckert, assumed ownership of this independent firm in January, 2001. Their combined vision was to bring national account services to all of their clients cost-efficiently, and they have been doing so ever since. ECBM participates in many different community service and charity events that touch the lives of our employees and serve our community including St. Baldrick's FoundationCradles To Crayons, Operation First Response, The Conshohocken Little League, The Breathing Room Foundation, The Borough of West Conshohocken, The Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association, local food bank charities, The Arc of Hundterdon County, MuckFest MS for The National MS Society, and The National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Walk.

"As the Holiday Season begins, so does the Winter Weather. Many children will struggle to stay warm this season in our harsh climate. ," says Paul Griffing, CPCU, ARM a Client Advocate for ECBM. "I will be collecting any donations of new or gently used boys and girls coats at the office to support the effort."

The Philadelphia CPCU Society Chapter is a community of credentialed property and casualty insurance professionals who promote excellence through ethical behavior and continuing education.

The CPCU Society is committed to providing resources, educational programs and Philadelphia CPCU Society Chapter leadership opportunities that attract talent and enable individuals to expand their technical insurance skills and business capabilities in order to improve the overall performance of the insurance industry while adhering to the highest ethical standards.

According to the records at the CPCU Society, the Philadelphia Chapter began as a Chapter on January 1, 1947 and in January of 1997 our Chapter celebrated its 50th anniversary.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Philadelphia has the highest poverty rate among the nation’s ten largest cities. Nearly one in four Philadelphians, including 130,000 children, live in poverty.

You can get in touch with Cradles to Crayons via their website:    https://www.cradlestocrayons.org/

More About Cradles To Crayons

Cradles to Crayons 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. We supply these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities that have with communities that need.

The Model That Brings Our Mission to Life

Our efficient and effective three-step model provides kids with the essentials they need, free of charge. This enables us to engage communities that have, connecting them with communities that need.

  • New and nearly new children’s items are collected through grassroots community drives and corporate donations.
  • Donations are then processed and packaged by volunteers in our warehouse, The Giving Factory®.
  • Packages from The Giving Factory are distributed to local disadvantaged children — through our collaborative network of diverse service partners.

 Read More on the Cradles To Crayons Website


Pictures From The ECBM Coat Drive:

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Topics: ECBM Press Release