The Peabody Companies Participate in Metro Housing™ Boston Toy and Book Drive

Filed Under: Philanthropy, Other News

BRAINTREE, MA, ISSUED FEBRUARY 19, 2024… The Peabody Companies, ( a group of award-winning property management and real estate firms now celebrating its 48th anniversary, was proud to participate in the recent Metro Housing™ Boston Toy and Book Drive.

Peabody employees were asked to “help bring joy to children in need” by purchasing toys, gift cards, and books for children and teens who are provided services from Metro Housing™ Boston. The nonprofit organization mobilizes wide-ranging resources that lead families and individuals to housing stability, economic security, and an improved quality of life.

As a result of the Metro Housing™ Boston Toy and Book, 129 children from 78 households received gifts during the holiday season.

“I think all who participated in this drive had as much fun selecting and purchasing items as the children and teens who received them!” said Melissa Fish-Crane, principal and CEO of The Peabody Companies, noting the pleasure Peabody employees have taken in the many notes and photos of appreciation.

Metro Housing™ Boston’s personalized services help residents of greater Boston bridge gaps in the homelessness prevention and affordable housing system. Working with individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of losing their homes navigate available services, the organization empowers 25,000 households a year to move along the continuum from homelessness to housing stability.

Metro Housing toy drive

About The Peabody Companies
Headquartered at 536 Granite Street, Braintree, Massachusetts, The Peabody Companies and its affiliates – Peabody Properties, Peabody Resident Services, Peabody Supportive Housing, Peabody Real Estate, and Peabody Miami – represent a legacy of excellence in the real estate sector. Founded in 1976 and led by Karen Fish-Will and Melissa Fish-Crane, this full-service, award-winning real estate firm is an Accredited Management Organization (AMO) that oversees more than 14,650 housing units across New England, with additional properties in New Jersey and Florida.
Peabody Properties, a cornerstone of the group, specializes in property management, demonstrating a remarkable blend of quality service and expertise. Peabody Resident Services, a unique arm of the company, underscores a deep commitment to enhancing resident experiences by focusing exclusively on developing supportive services and programs for affordable housing communities.

As a Women Business Enterprise (WBE), certified by the Massachusetts State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (SOMWBA), The Peabody Companies has been recognized for its dedication to diversity and inclusion. This commitment is further evidenced by their ranking on the 2023 National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Affordable 100 List and their repeated recognition as a Top Place to Work by The Boston Globe in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2023.

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