Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Build-a-Bear's newest way of helping kids

One of the qualities of Build-a-Bear Workshop is its devotion to help kids. In the past, Build-a-Bear has raised funds for cancer, autism, and numerous other causes. Once a year, during Build-A-Bear's "Stuffed with Hugs" program, guests can come and make a bear for free to donate to a needy child. Build-a-Bear's summer reading program and Beremy's Book Club inspire kids to read books and write reviews. The yearly "Huggable Heroes" are kids who have been helping their community whom Build-a-Bear rewards.
This year, Build-A-Bear is more ambitious than ever!
Build-A-Bear started their "Be 100% Pawsome" program on March 1st, a four-part program in which kids earn pins by completing activities. In March, kids have to help their communities with volunteering, donating money to charity, and helping out someone they know. April is "environment month," May is "fitness and nutrition month," and June is "reading month."
I'll be happy to watch this program progress, and I hope it is educational for the children participating.
On Thursday, I'll be blogging on the latest Build-A-Bearville fashions. Until Thursday!

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