161 CHILD VICTIMS (INFANT THROUGH AGE 18) SERVED BY BEAR HUGS IN 2020-2021

For comfort and healing, BEAR HUGS volunteers distribute new teddy bears, journal/sketchbook sets and tote bags to child victims of violence. During examinations and treatments by the Forensic Nursing Services of Ascension Via Christi St. Joseph and Wesley Medical Center, these small items offer security.

Since 1997, Bear Hugs has served 4,382 child victims.

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