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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and NorthStar Moving Join Forces for Third Annual Food Drive to Feed Hungry Kids

LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NorthStar Moving® Company, the leading eco-luxury mover in California, has teamed up once again with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage for their third annual "Let's Send Hunger Packing!" food drive to feed hungry children in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

"Last year we were thrilled to collect over 8,000 pounds of food which provided 6,487 meals to the area's hungry children," said NorthStar Moving Co-Founder Laura McHolm. "This year we need your help to feed even more kids as the statistics are still astounding! One out of four children in LA County and one out of five children in Orange County struggle with hunger and that struggle increases when school is out for the summer, eliminating access to a school sponsored meal a day. We're asking everyone to help us 'Send Hunger Packing!!' Simply take your non-perishable donations to your local participating Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage offices in Los Angeles County and Orange County will be competing to collect the most food donations for their local food bank, so help your local branch office win!"

The battle to raise the most food donations begins May 1 and runs through June 20th. Donations will be accepted at 36 Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage offices. The Los Angeles County Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage offices' donations will benefit the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and the Orange County offices' donations will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. NorthStar Moving will honor the winning offices, one in each county, with a monetary donation to their local food bank in their name.

"We are thrilled to be working with NorthStar Moving for the third year for this worthy cause," said Jeff Culbertson - Executive Vice President Southwest Region, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. "NorthStar Moving has been a great partner through our Concierge program over the years and we are excited to continue the partnership as we give back to our local community."

NorthStar Moving will pick-up and transport all of the donated items to the two food banks. Donations can be dropped off at any of the participating Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage offices and can also be dropped off at NorthStar Moving's headquarters at 9120 Mason Ave., Chatsworth, California.

About NorthStar Moving

Founded in 1994, Los Angeles-based NorthStar Moving® Company has redefined the moving industry as the first to offer eco-luxury moving services, elevating basic moving and storage services to a new unparalleled level of customer service, customized care and environmental consciousness. Honored with more awards for service than any other moving company: "A+" rated by the Better Business Bureau, voted Citysearch "Best Mover," earned the most five star ratings on Trustlink and Yelp, and recipient of dozens of awards for corporate culture, green practices, community outreach, and growth including multiple "Best Places to Work" awards and ranked on the Inc. 5,000 list for the fastest growing companies in the U.S. for seven consecutive years. The company's local, long distance and international moving, storage services, and eco-luxury packages have been featured in leading magazines including The Robb Report Collection and on multiple home and design television shows. NorthStar Moving has proven the state-of-the-art way to move is with its red carpet service, recommended by Coldwell Banker Concierge, The Franklin Report, MovingInsurance.com and an impressive list of celebrity clientele. NorthStar Moving's mission is to exceed their clients' expectations with graceful customer care and to move service back into what should have always been the ultimate service industry: the moving industry. For more information, please visit www.NorthStarMoving.com or call (800) Ask-Pros (800) 275-7767.

About Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the No. 1 residential real estate brokerage in Southern California, operates more than 87 offices throughout Southern California and Arizona with approximately 5,548 independent sales associates. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is owned and operated by NRT LLC, which is the largest owner and operator of residential real estate brokerages in the United States. Real estate agents affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage are independent contractor sales associates and are not employees of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

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Source: NorthStar Moving (R) Company