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Media Alert: Jeeps for Joy to Donate More Than 100 Stuffed Animal Bears to Johns Hopkins Children’s Center - 09/29/2017

Media Alert: Jeeps for Joy to Donate More Than 100 Stuffed Animal Bears to Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

Release Date: September 29, 2017

On September 30 Jeeps for Joy will form a Jeep procession and drive from Newark, Delaware to Johns Hopkins Children’s Center to donate more than 100 Build-a-Bear stuffed animals to Children’s Center staff to later distribute to patients. Jeeps for Joy is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and families in need within the Mid-Atlantic region.

Build-a-Bears are stuffed animals that often come with personalized accessories and attire, making them one-of-a-kind comfort items for children adjusting to being in the hospital. The stuffed animals will be used as birthday presents and bingo prizes for patients.

What:
Jeeps for Joy donation to Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
A procession of 5-8 Jeeps will line up in front of Johns Hopkins Children’s Center to donate more than 100 stuffed animal bears to pediatric patients.

When:
Saturday, September 30, 2017
4 p.m.

Where:
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
1800 Orleans St
Baltimore, MD 21287
Front entrance

Who:
Elizabeth Ferguson
Staff Assistant, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
efergu11@jhmi.edu

For the Media

Contacts:

Chanapa Tantibanchachai
410-502-9433
chanapa@jhmi.edu
 
Marin Hedin
410-502-9429 

mhedin2@jhmi.edu