Chaney’s Champions Announces New Partnership with the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office in Virginia

New Partnership with York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is being made possible through Marathon Row Fundraising Event held on June 29, 2019 at CrossFit Surmount in Apex, NC. This is the second partnership made possible as a result of the fundraiser. Donation event will occur on November 1, 2019

APEX, NC – Chaney’s Champions, a 501C3 non-profit based in Apex, NC, announces a new partnership with the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office. The new partnership is being made possible through a Marathon Rowing Fundraising Event that was held in June of this year at Apex, NC CrossFit Affiliate, CrossFit Surmount. This is the second partnership that has been announced as a result of the successful fundraising event. Chaney’s Champions will be donating 100 of its GUND Chaney Bears to the Sheriff’s Office on November 1, 2019.
Chaney’s Champions was formed in 2016 and has, or is planning to give more than 1,000 teddy bears to organizations that may encounter children in crisis situations. To date, 220 teddy bears have been given (66 additional bears will be given soon) to the Apex Police Department, 100 teddy bears to the Roxboro Police Department and Fire Department, 95 teddy bears to the Durham County Sheriff’s Office, 95 teddy bears to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, 190 teddy bears to the Edmarc Children’s Hospice, 25 teddy bears to the Hillsborough Police Department, 50 teddy bears to the Clayton Police Department and 67 teddy bears to the Carrboro Police Department. Additionally, 100 teddy bears are scheduled to be donated to the Garner NC Police on October 11, 2019. The donated “Chaney Bears” have been given by law enforcement officials to a number of children affected by a variety of situations ranging from motor vehicle accidents to domestic violence incidents.
About Chaney’s Champions – Chaney’s Champions is a 501C3 non-profit located in Apex, NC. Founded in 2016, Chaney’s Champions was formed to honor the memory of Chaney James Corcoran, who passed away suddenly at 10 weeks old as a result of SIDS. Its mission involves paying it forward through random acts of kindness. The organization is currently focusing its work on donating teddy bears to area law enforcement agencies. The “Chaney Bears” are used to help bring comfort to children in need and provide opportunities to pay kindness forward, which embodies the mission of Chaney’s Champions to #ChampionOn with small tokens of kindness. To fulfill its mission, Chaney’s Champions depends on the generous financial support from family, friends, & members of the community. More information about Chaney’s Champions may be found at


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