Buddy Bears for Children's Hospital

On December 12, 2017, I, as Buddy the Elf, and my wife, as Jovie, are delivering Teddy Bears to GHS Children's Hospital. 

In the 2016 Travelers Rest Christmas Parade our family dressed as Buddy, Jovie, Ming Ming (the head toy maker, played by Peter Billingsley), and the Arctic Puffin. Everywhere we went, we were greeted by laughter, huge smiles, warmth, and love. Buddy seems to bring that out in everyone.

In 2017, we want to do more. We have arranged with GHS Children's Hospital to deliver teddy bears to each child as Buddy and Jovie (our kids can't participate in the delivery due to understandable hospital regulations).  I've already organized with the hospital, and am now raising money to adopt bears to gift to children spending December in the hospital.

When you adopt a bear, we will include your name or your honorees name in our 2017 "Elf in Greenville" video; adopt 10 bears or more as a family, business, or organization and you will be included IN the video itself.  Adopt 25 bears and Buddy will also make a visit to your Greenville County based business.


(Our 2016 video)


Our goal is $2640, which will be enough for 1 bear for each child at the hospital. Help us spread Christmas cheer and love this year with your generous contribution. 

We appreciate your support and love as we brighten these childrens' Christmas! Our plan is to continue this yearly by creating a non-profit in 2018.

Special thanks to Noble Fox Creative, Kevin & Alli Keigley, the team behind the excellent video work!

Brady & Jennifer Gilbert
Call Brady Computer Services
Travelers Rest, South Carolina

Donations (0)

  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 22 mos
  • Pauline McNulty and family 
    • $100 
    • 22 mos
  • Tim /Valerie Davis 
    • $120 
    • 22 mos
  • Clayton Bearden 
    • $30 
    • 22 mos
  • Charles Harris 
    • $150 
    • 23 mos

Organizer 

Brady Gilbert 
Organizer
Travelers Rest, SC
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