Build-A-Bear Workshop recently launched its 11th annual search for Huggable Heroes, to recognize and reward charitable-minded youths making the world a better place.
From now until June 12, you can nominate a young hero between the ages of eight through 18 by visiting buildabear.com/huggableheroes or at Build-A-Bear Workshop stores nationwide. Ten winners will each receive a $5,000 scholarship and a $2,500 donation to a designated charity of their choice.
Build-A-Bear Workshop Huggable Heroes Nomination Instructions:
- From May 1 to June 12, you can nominate a young hero (ages 8 – 18) when you visit buildabear.com/huggableheroes or at Build-A-Bear Workshop stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada.
- Entries require short answer responses to the community service questions about someone or yourself who has made/makes a difference to the quality of life in their community and/or around the world.
- 50 finalists will be announced on July 9th.
- Ten selected young volunteers will be named Huggable Heroes on July 30, with each receiving $7,500 in scholarships and prizes.
To date, more than 12,000 young people have participated in the Huggable Heroes program and Build-A-Bear Workshop has awarded over $1 million to these most charitable-minded youths in the country. In return, these Huggable Heroes have recruited thousands of volunteers, gathered more than 300 million items, and raised more than $10 million for their causes.
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