Our Giftees

Teddy bears rank high on the list in bringing smiles and "warm fuzzies" to the injured child, the lonely, and the needy of all ages. Medical experts, paramedics, police officers, and firemen around the world will testify to the healing and comforting power these stuffed animals possess.

We average over 14,000 giftings per year to shelters, emergency personnel, hospitals, hospice, and more. The over 60 regular recipients of “bear giftings” include local police and fire departments, hospitals, and other needy Bay Area groups who can help distribute bear hugs to those who need one. In addition, stuffed hugs go around the United States and the World, thanks to dedicated members and supporters.

Our gift recipients include:

Agape Village
Alameda County Adoption Program
Alameda County Fire Department
Alameda County Protective Child Service
Alameda County Social Services
Alisha Ann Rauch Burn Camp
Angel Flight
ARC of Modesto
Asanti African Project
Axis Health Center
Blue Star Moms
BirthRight
Callaghan Mortuary
California Highway Patr0l
Children’s Hospital of Oakland
Croce Special Needs Classes
Coral Gardens
Cornerstone Church
Crow Canyon Residential Care
Diablo Lodge
Dominican Watsonville Hospital
Eden Hospital
Fairfield Surgery Center
Golden Manor
Hacienda Care Center
Hope Hospice
Hope Van
Hy-Lond Care Center
India Project
Kalidescope Easter Seals
Kaiser Hospital of Pleasanton
Kaiser Hospital of Livermore
Keystone Learning Center
Livermore Backpack Project
Livermore Chamber of Commerce
Livermore Elementary Schools
Livermore Neonatal
Livermore Physical Therapy
Livermore Police Department
Livermore Senior Center
Marylin School Kid Connection
McHenry House
Modesto Foster Children Program
No. California Bear/Doll Show
Open Heart Kitchen
Operation Dignity
Operation S.A.M
Pleasanton Convalescent Home
Redwood Convalescent Home
Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living
Rosewood Care Home
San Leandro Hospital
Sarah Cares
Shepherd’s Gate
Silver Oaks
Sorptomist BackPack Project
St. Vincent de Paul
Tiffany Gardens
Tri-Valley Haven
U.C. Brokers Easter Project
V.A. Hospital of Livermore
Valley Care Medical Facilities
Valley Memorial Hospital
Vintage Chateau of Petaluma

 

 

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