CuddleCubs Charity

Introducing CuddleCubs, a new global charity based off of UCLA's "Make Surgery Bearable" program. CuddleCubs is dedicated to improving the quality of life of low vision children, and does so by giving stuffed animal bears to pediatric patients undergoing surgery along with other children in need. Giving these kids teddy bears gives them hope and makes them feel better when faced with adversity, and gives them a new stuffed friend they can treasure throughout their childhoods. CuddleCubs is based in Los Angeles, California through Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, but also expands outward to cities on the East Coast, and even goes as far as Brazil and the Philippines. 

Founding a charity, however, is expensive-- the startup fee is $1500 alone, not to mention the cost of buying the actual teddy bears. We also just wrote a CuddleCubs picture book to help children cope with low vision, but getting it published costs a lot. (Plus, it's been translated into Braille!) 

For just $10, you can provide one child with a bear and a book.
For $100, you'll help ten children. 
Most of these kids have never had toys before, and they love receiving a teddy bear. Check out our website to read more about us and to see pictures of children enjoying their CuddleCubs. 

Please give what you can; no gift is too small. We would love to include your name under the "Thank You!" tab on our website.  

Thank you so much in advance for any donations to our cause. The more teddy bears and books we can purchase, the more children we can help. Thank you for being a valuable part of our effort to help positively impact the world.
  • Amy Balfour 
    • $25 
    • 70 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $5 
    • 72 mos
  • Marianne Afifi 
    • $100 
    • 73 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $300 
    • 75 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $5 
    • 76 mos
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Janet Coleman-Belin 
Santa Monica, CA
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