Meet the companies and organizations who have partnered with be homeful to end family homelessness. Information on our upcoming promotions and events.
Partners and Promotions
Paddington & Co
CCEH is fortunate that Paddington & Co has licensed our organization to utilize Paddington™ in our promotional materials for the be homeful project. Paddington’s story has inspired children, families, and communities around Connecticut to come together to help local families.
People's United Bank
People’s United Bank, founded in 1842, is a premier, community-based, regional bank in the Northeast offering commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services through a network of nearly 400 retail locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. People’s United Bank has generously offered to accept donations to the be homeful project at all Connecticut bank branches. People’s United Charitable Foundation has also been a generous supporter of the fund, contributing more than $50,000 since the fund’s inception in 2014.
Lamar Advertising Company
Lamar Advertising Company provides out-of-home advertising space for clients on Billboards, Digital, Airport Displays, Transit and Highway Logo Signs. Lamar generously donates billboard space at locations around Connecticut. Watch for our digital billboard on Lamar signs around the state.
WTNH, virtual channel 8, is an ABC-affiliated television station located in New Haven, Connecticut. WTNH was the first station to play our be homeful PSA featuring children talking about why they are homeful. WTNH News 8’s Ann Nyberg also hosted the inaugural Paddington™ Storytime. The station has also featured be homeful on numerous CT Style segments.
National Alliance to End Homelessness
The Alliance works toward ending homelessness by improving homelessness policy, building on-the-ground capacity, and educating opinion leaders. NAEH brings national expertise to the be homeful project, offering training and technical assistance to CCEH and our partners in best practices in shelter diversion.
The Avon Theatre
The Avon is an art house theatre located in Stamford, CT and generously donated space and publicity for the Connecticut sneak preview of the film Paddington.
Baobab Studios is New Haven's premier all purpose digital media production studio. Baobab Studio’s Kevin Ewing created the much-acclaimed video “Growing up Homelessness”, which the be homeful project uses to educate children and adults about how homelessness affects children.
BARN bring brands to life in ways that move people to take action in this distracted, consumer empowered and hyper-connected world. BARN’s Michael Asphar conceptualized the branding and initial design behind the be homeful project.
XFINITY® Connecticut provides high speed internet service, digital cable TV, and home phone at great prices to residents of CT. Comcast generously ran the be homeful project’s ad over a month in January 2017.
Connoisseur Media is one of the nation's fastest growing media companies. Connoisseur generously ran PSA’s during our Mother’s to Father’s Day drive in 2015 with People’s United Bank.
CT REALTORS Foundation
Aden guitarist Kevin Barker debuted the full-length of his Currituck County side project with Unpacking My Library in early 2002 on Teenbeat Records. We are fortunate that Kevin donated use of his beautiful song XXX in our PSA.
Gilt provides instant insider access to today’s top designer labels, at up to 70% off retail. In December 2014, Gilt.com together with The Weinstein Company generously teamed up for a special flash sale of actual props from the international family hit film Paddington, with proceeds going to directly benefit the be homeful Fund.
Elizabeth Donius is a New Haven-based filmmaker. Lizzie generously made be homeful's beautiful PSA featuring children talking about what it means to have a home.
The Weinstein Company
The Weinstein Company (usually credited or abbreviated as TWC) is a mini-major film studio, founded in New York City by Bob and Harvey Weinstein in 2005. in January 2015, the Weinstein Company distributed the first live-action CGI feature film of Paddington starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Bonneville of Downton Abbey. TWC has generously donated props for the Gilt.com flash sale to benefit CCEH and kindly donated an advance copy of the film Paddington for a benefit premier screening.
YOTTOY (yàht • toy) - toy spelled backwards and forwards - inspires the imaginations and creativity in children of all ages. YOTTOY was generous to donate 100 Paddington’s to be given away in exchange for donations to the be homeful project at our sneak preview of Paddington where we launched the fund.
We are also grateful to the more than 20 partner agencies that collaborate to divert families from shelter:
Alpha Community Services
Mercy Housing and Shelter
My Sister’s Place
Open Door Shelter
Salvation Army (Marshall House)
Supportive Housing Works
We also would like to thank the libraries and schools that have held Paddington™ Storytimes to educate young people about how we can end homelessness for local kids.
Bridgeport Public Library
Charter Oak International Academy
East Haven Hagaman Library
Fairfield Public Library
Hamden Public Library Whitneyville Branch
Hartford Public Library
John C. Daniels Interdistrict School of International Communications
Mishkan Israel Nursery School
Mansfield Public Library
Norwich Otis Library
New Haven Public Library Wilson Branch
Stonington Public Library
Willimantic Public Library
Become a partner
Interested in partnering with the be homeful Project? Contact us.