Build a free bear for needy children with Build A Bear’s Stuffed with Hugs

Build a free bear for needy children with Build A Bear’s Stuffed with Hugs, Oct 20-21
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During Stuffed with Hugs, October 20-21**,** Build A Bear Workshop invites the first 100 guests in all of its U.S. stores to make a stuffed animal for FREE to donate to the Marine Toys for Tots® Foundation to distribute to kids in need in communities across the country.

Participants in Stuffed with Hugs weekend will be able to meet Build A Bear Workshop mascot, Bearemy® and enjoy a variety of 15th birthday celebration activities. As a thank you, guests who participate in Stuffed with Hugs will receive a coupon for $3 off their own furry friend. Stuffed with Hugs will take place during regular store hours and U.S Marines may be on hand to collect the stuffed animals. During Stuffed with Hugs™ weekend, more than 25,000 furry friends will be made and given to less fortunate children through the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.

Stuffed with Hugs will take place during regular store hours each day and continue until all 100 furry friends are made in each store. For store hours and locations visit

Stuffed with Hugs is a Build A Bear Workshop program in its 11th year of helping kids around the world by providing teddy bears to children’s causes. Stuffed with Hugs was created to give children the chance to help others. Since Stuffed with Hugs began in 2001, more than 325,000 teddy bears have been made and donated to children in need of a hug.

Build-A-Bear Workshop Stuffed with Hugs Weekend Make Furry Friends for Free to Donate to U.S. Marine Toys for Tots Foundation , October 20 & 21. (Photo courtesy of Build-A-Bear.)