Build-A-Bear Workshop Huggable Heroes

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HuggableHeroes_Logo hi res 2014 (1)Build-A-Bear Workshop Huggable Heroes

Build-A-Bear Workshop has launched its 11th annual search for Huggable Heroes, to recognize and reward charitable-minded youths making the world a better place. 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. Collectively, the Huggable Heroes have recruited thousands of volunteers, gathered more than 300 million items, and raised more than $10 million for their causes. From now until June 12, you can nominate a young social entrepreneur between the ages of eight through 18 by visiting or 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 when you visit\huggableheroes or Build-A-Bear Workshop stores across the country.
  •  Kids ages eight through 18 can be nominated via an entry form online at\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 9 and 10 selected young volunteers will be named Huggable Heroes on July 30, with each receiving $7,500 in scholarships and prizes.

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