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Teddy Bear Toss to Benefit Thousands

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 @ 4:24 PM

Prince George,  BC – The Prince George Cougars Teddy Bear Toss  last Saturday  resulted in an abundance of  items in addition to   thousands of teddy bears.

In all,  5,973  items were tossed on to the ice when the Cougars scored their  first goal in the second period.  All of the items  have been  donated to the Prince George Salvation Army  and include:

  • Teddy bears: 3896
  • Hats: 828
  • Gloves/mitts: 691
  • Socks: 478
  • Clothing: 32
  • Blankets: 25

These items will be distributed to people in need in Prince George.

The Prince George  Salvation Army  is sending  a big “Thank You”  to the community . “The stuffed animals will put smiles on kids’ faces this Christmas, and the warm weather gear will be deeply appreciated by those suffering in the cold” says  Salvation Army Business Manager Bill Glasgow.




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