Del Mar donates teddy bears for the children

DMC’s Early Childhood Club is sponsoring its seventh annual Teddy Bear Drive.

Each year the club collects new stu ed animals to donate to the American Red Cross. The stuffed animals are then distributed by the American Red Cross to young children during disaster relief efforts. These stuffed animals are there to give children comfort in one of the most vulnerable times of their lives.

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Estevan Guerra donates some teddy bears for Del Mar College’s Early Childhood Club’s Teddy Bear Drive.

The Early Childhood Club encourages all clubs at DMC to participate with the effort and to help reach the 2016 goal of 700 teddy bears. The donation of these bears will benefit children in the Gulf Coast region.

Collection boxes will be placed all around DMC campuses through March 11.

For more information on dropping o teddy bears or having a drop-box placed in your area please contact Benita Flores-Munoz at 361-698-2385 or benitaflores@delmar.edu.


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Veronica Barrera is a reporter for the Del Mar College Foghorn. She joined the staff in Spring 2015 and is an aspiring journalist. You can reach Veronica at vbarrera@foghornnews.com or follow her on Twitter @veeiliana.

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