Donate $25 to send-a-bear and show you care!

I am fundraising to send new GUND teddy bears (bears shown above are the actual bears) to long term care residents in Canada who are isolated during the COVID-19 lockdown.

A donation of $25 will send one bear to one recipient. Any amount is appreciated ($5 X 5 donations = 1 bear).

Why Bears? Why Now?

Long term care is a very special place full of all kinds of heroes and loved ones (both caregivers and residents).

My heart aches every time I hear stories about long term care residents who are still isolated during this pandemic.

Too often, the elderly live forgotten. My parents, who have both since passed in long term care, loved their bears. 

I have been asking myself every day, how can we help?

There was one idea that wouldn’t go away and here we are!

Campaign Update

We have just received our first request for delivery. 

Our goal is to send as many teddy bears to as many Canadians as we can during COVID-19.

The goal amount will be increased as we receive more requests.

Please click, donate and follow us on social media 

We are going to start sharing some amazing stories. Stay tuned!

A Bear + A New Friend = Happiness!



  • Mimi Greiling 
    • $25 
    • 6 d
  • Chris Kaine 
    • $25 
    • 10 d
  • Sue Gordon 
    • $50 
    • 11 d
  • Lauren MacDonald  
    • $25 
    • 11 d
  • Elizabeth Yetman 
    • $25 
    • 17 d


Nadyne Esson 
Cambridge, ON
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