Comfort for Children
Emergency rooms are scary for children.
Bear Pals are small soft teddy bears wearing an Assistance League logo t-shirt.
Our volunteers package this comfort toy for distribution in local emergency rooms and by fire departments, law enforcement and the juvenile court system to children in traumatic situations. The committee also packages Fun Kits, which include activity materials for children waiting in emergency rooms. This year the committee added blankets to bears donated to the Riverside Police and Jurupa Valley Sheriff departments.
In 2017-2018, Bear Pals packaged and delivered 4399 Bears and 1140 Fun Kits to the children of our community.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
“I love my bear! She makes me happy.”