As 2017 comes to a close, Chaney’s Champions wishes to thank our many supporters and partners for a wonderful year. In just one year,
Chaney’s Champions has been able to spread acts of kindness in many different ways. As we look forward to what is ahead in 2018, we wanted to reflect on the accomplishments this year.
Teddy Bear Donations to Multiple Organizations
- Donation of 95 Teddy Bears to Durham County Sheriff’s Office
- Donation of 95 Teddy Bears to Orange County Sheriff’s Office
- Donation of 25 Teddy Bears to Hillsborough Police Department
- Donation of 190 Teddy Bears to EDMARC Hospice for Children
Apex Police Department. During 2017, our donated Teddy Bears have been used nearly 20 times to comfort children in need in the Apex area as Apex Police Officers encounter children in a crisis situation.
Successful Fundraising Efforts
- Chaney’s Champions partner with DefyGravity in Durham to Bounce 4 Bears. The fundraiser brought in nearly $300 to support our work
- Turner Creek Elementary in Cary, NC chose Chaney’s Champions for its service project in December of this year and raised approximately $1,700 to benefit Chaney’s Champions! In addition to raising money, the students at Turner Creek recorded how they would pay kindness forward in their community on Chaney’s Champions Teddy Bear ornaments.