Our build-a-bear event was such a huge success in 2017, that we have made a commitment to continue this project at least twice a year. In 2017, we donated over 300 teddy bears to children at the Shriners Hospital for Children in both Greenville, SC and Montreal, Quebec. We plan on continuing to work with the Shriners Hospital for Children. We are also working to schedule a build-a-bear event with Victory Junction in North Carolina. Your continued support of this project is much appreciated.
PEAPOT JONES NEEDS YOUR HELP!
The PeaPot Jones team of volunteers and our awesome mascot, Banjo The Bear, are planning our next trip. We like to have 100 kits with us on each trip to ensure one for each child. During each trip we involve the children and their families in our build-a-bear activity which includes, picking out a furry friend of their choice, stuffing the bear using our Ted. Jr. stuffing machine, interacting with Banjo The Bear and having loads of fun while they wait for their doctor appointments.
Our goal is to have each kit sponsored! The kit will include one animal, one custom t-shirt, a heart, all the stuffing to go inside, and immeasurable joy for a child. We will have snacks, coloring stations and other fun things to do to help ease the children's nerves before they receive their treatments or meet with the doctors.
You might wonder what's the big deal about giving a toy or a stuffed animal to a child. We speak from personal experience, that when your child is in the hospital or has a chronic disease or disability the child and the parents find these small gestures a true blessing. When you sponsor a build-a-bear kit for a child you bring them joy, ease their pain, and ease their anxiety of being at the hospital. Most importantly, these teddy bears are a reminder of hope and love.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND DONATIONS. FOLLOW THE LINK BELOW TO BE DIRECTED TO THE SHOP PAGE TO MAKE A DONATION TOWARD OUR TEDDY BEAR FUNDRAISER.
Build-A-Bear Kits are a $20 Donation and include:
- 1 Animal
- 1 Custom PeaPot Jones T-Shirt
- 1 Heart
- All the stuffing to go inside
- A WHOLE LOT OF HAPPINESS