How you can help:
offer an opportunity to do hesed, gimilut hasadim, "hands on mitzvah"
in a fun, creative, and fulfilling way.
BEARS OR BUCKS
your gently loved toys and teddy bears. (*no battery, no dark colored, no stiff
ones, just small, just soft, and just huggable)
a *stuffed toy DRIVE at your shul, school, religious center, or youth group.
After you collect and sort through the toys, organize a FUNDRAISER to pay the
costs of shipping to Israel.
from your loved ones' estates such as the Rosalie B. Levinstone estate of 2013.
funds to ship our donations to Israel.
Each full DUFFLE costs $100-$220 to ship, (if you show them the El Al
email, it still costs $100!). We can't ship YOUR toys without YOUR donated
funds to cover those shipping costs. Suggested donation starts at $36 per bag of toys. Each duffle holds approximately 39 gallons of
for weddings, tutoring, or bnai mitzvah. Fees paid are a donation
to Bears from Bergenfield and help to pay for shipping. We NEED your donated
funds to pay for shipping.
be hired to provide your child with a teddy bear stuffing party for as little
as $10 per completed stuffed animal set,(when you order 50 or more- $12.50 per
stuffed pet for 50 and under, includes shipping to Israel), or show him/her
how to run a collection for gently used and much loved stuffed animals
and collect them for us. We also offer yarn for knitting bear parties.
Show you care, share a bear!
to Israel? Bring a duffel full of toys
or stuffed animals with you.
Israel? Volunteer to pick up a duffel at
Ben Gurion airport. Please contact Ed
Wolfe for details.
also order a Share with Claire's bears; BEARS FROM BERGENFIELD t-shirt for $18/
2@ $30, limited timed offer. (designed by our new friend, Cari Snider).
raise the funds to get the toys to Israel and build our "Bears against
Bullies" world wide center in Israel. All it takes is one bear and $!8 to
get started. You can make a "bear"y big difference in the lives of
those being bullied/abused.
good to share with Claire's bears. Come join the growing Bears from Bergenfield
"bear-y" much love and hugs, the Teddy Bear Rabbi, Claire's