CEF Holiday Bear Project

Thank You for Your Support!

It’s that time of year again, and The Holiday Bear Project is back and better than ever. We are so thankful to all of the teachers and sponsors who helped support last year’s project that was able to reach over 500 students in Connecticut’s public schools. It’s easy to nominate and sponsor students for this great program.

Highlights to the program include:

  • Streamlined gift list to ensure equity and to provide for more students
  • Large duffle bag gift container provided by the Foundation for each nominee
  • Luggage tag and name label for each gift bag

We are excited for this holiday season and hope that you will support the Foundation and students in need.
Joslyn DeLancey, CEF President

How You Can Participate

We have closed the sponsorship for Holiday Bear this year but we are accepting monetary donations all year long. Thank you for your generosity and Happy Holidays!

Sponsor a Child
CEA will provide information on a nominated child. A sponsor purchases gifts, and drops the package off at the child’s school or closest CEA office.

If you do not want to shop, consider making a monetary donation and we will find a shopper for you!

Don’t want to shop? You can donate money toward gifts for a child.

Nominations for Holiday Bear are now closed.

Nominate a Child
Gifts will be delivered to a designated person or place at the school.

Nominating teachers will arrange for legal guardian(s) to pick up the gifts.

The Holiday Bear project has closed. Please contact Mary Pat Soucy with any questions.

Become A Nominator
Click here to purchase fun merchandise to support the Holiday Bear ProjectClick here to purchase fun merchandise to support the Holiday Bear Project

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Missing the deadline may mean a very disappointed child.

September – November:
Sponsor Forms will be accepted continuously throughout the project until all children have sponsors.

Wednesday, October 4:
Nomination/Child Information Application due.

Thank you all for your generosity and support!

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