Kicking off a Season of Giving in Bremerton

UPDATE 12/7:  Although our events have passed, we’re still supporting The Coffee Oasis in December!  Buy a raffle ticket for our incredible local basket at the Better Properties office!  Stop by or call 360.479.6700 to get your tickets today for our raffle until 12/15.  Not interested in a raffle ticket?  Support Coffee Oasis directly (but be sure to tell we sent you!) by visiting their website.

We’re so delightedThe holiday season evokes feelings of joy for some and dread for others. It can be an especially stressful time for those in our community who struggle with getting the basics, let alone gifts for their families.

This year, Better Properties Kitsap team is committed to making holidays a little less stressful for an underrepresented group in our community: the youth. We’re delighted to be partnering with The Coffee Oasis, a program for homeless youth that offers job training, mentoring and tutoring in the Bremerton, Port Orchard, and Poulsbo areas.

Coffee Oasis Family Christmas Project

From November 20th through December 25th, The Coffee Oasis gives companies and individuals an opportunity to support our community of young, often homeless people during the Christmas season with their Family Christmas Project. Most of these young people are alone or without families. And although The Coffee Oasis supports the youth of our community year-round, they go the extra mile during the holidays.

You can get involved with this particular project by volunteering, sponsoring a youth and sharing the program with your organization. The heart of the program is around the youth sponsorship. Youth between the ages of 13 and 25 write down their wish lists, which often consist of necessities like coats, socks and groceries. Community members can buy and wrap the gifts. The Coffee Oasis will host gift wrapping parties at all three locations; Bremerton, Poulsbo and Port Orchard to wrap the gifts for the angel tree (official date coming soon!) for The Coffee Oasis Christmas party on December 22nd.

Better Properties + Community = Love

Better Properties Kitsap is delighted to be participating in the Family Christmas Project this year. We’ll be donating funds to sponsor a series of youths as well as participate in the gift wrapping and gift giving events. We invite our clients, prospects, and community members to join us in making a difference in our community this holiday season. We’re also offering an opportunity to our clients, prospects and community member to get involved as well!

Here’s what we have planned:

Christmas Open House

When? December 2nd, 10a-2p

Where? The Better Properties Kitsap Office, 5700 Kitsap Way #202, Bremerton, WA 98312

What? Come visit the Holiday Open House Supporting The Coffee Oasis’ Family Christmas Project and help the homeless and disadvantaged youth of the community get necessities this holiday season. Have your family’s picture taken with Santa, get your kid’s face painted, grab a festive beverage and enjoy the company of your community and the brokers who brought you this lovely event. Donations will be taken at this event to help support the Family Christmas Project.

Christmas Cocktail Party

When? December 2nd, 5-8p

Where? The Better Properties Kitsap Office

What? We’ll be transforming our mild-mannered office into a winter wonderland complete with snowflakes. We’ll also be featuring a signature cocktail from our local Elixir Fixer to enjoy with some of the community’s movers and shakers. There will be donation jars throughout, so come with a generous heart! We’ll have Santa photos available at this party as well. All Santa photos will be by donation and all monies raised will be delivered to The Coffee Oasis. We’ll also be auctioning off a fantastic holiday gift basket full of local holiday treasures and pleasures. All donations taken at this event will help support The Coffee Oasis Family Project. We hope you’ll join us!

For More Than Just the Community

This drive won’t just be helpful to the homeless youth in Bremerton, it’ll help the brokers at Better Properties Kitsap too. Our team of brokers are made up of the most experienced in the business, but we’re largely paperless and that means there aren’t a lot of reasons to come into the office. By partnering with The Coffee Oasis Family Christmas Project, we’re able to rally as a team. It gives us the opportunity to reconnect, get to know each other and drive change.

What’s next?

If you’re inclined to join us at one of our events, we encourage you to RSVP on our Facebook page for the Cocktail Party or the Christmas Open House. If you want to help the Coffee Oasis Family Christmas Project succeed directly, click here!

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