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A Different Request...

Posted by Jessica on January 11, 2018 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi friends, usually I come to you to share what I've been up to, but today I have a request. My little sister (who was adopted a year ago today) is selling Girl Scout cookies. She's working really hard at it, but has speech problems and is very hard to understand - despite this she and I went out for two hours and tried to sell cookies last night. She was very brave and tried to talk to every...

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A Week Of Thanks and Giving

Posted by Jessica on November 18, 2017 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)

It was an AMAZING week, thanks to three great police departments.


This week of thanks and giving started on Monday, which also was World Kindness Day.  I had the pleasure of delivering 30 bags of We Care Bears to  Winter Park Police Department.



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Celebrating My Birthday With Apopka Police

Posted by Jessica on November 3, 2017 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

You know what’s more fun than a party on your birthday?


A bear delivery. I had such a great time today delivering 50 stuffed animals to the Apopka Police Department.



Thank you to everyone for being so so nice to m...

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Make A Difference Day 2017

Posted by Jessica on October 28, 2017 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (1)

Make A Difference Day is one of my favorite days of the year. Volunteers from across the country unite to make today, one of the largest annual single-days of service nationwide. Since 1992, volunteers and communities have come together on Make A Difference Day with a single purpose: to improve the lives of others. Make A Difference Day is made poss...

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Hurricane Irma

Posted by Jessica on September 10, 2017 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Thank you to everyone who has reached out to make sure we are safe. Hurricane Irma is pounding Florida right now, but we are positioned just above Orlando in the middle of the state so are pretty safe. We have made all the preparation we can so now it's just a matter of waiting out the storm. We are blessed our home is well built and safe, many are not so lucky and shelters have open at my school, Apopka High School and at Apopka Middle school. I know the kids m...

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Tampa Fire Department

Posted by Jessica on July 28, 2017 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (1)

I feel like it has taken me a while to get We Care Bears off the ground in Florida - but slow and steady wins the race...or at least that's what my Dad says.


But, today I want to thank everyone at Tampa Fire Department.  I was so happy to be able to donate 14 bags of We Care Bears....that's more than 100 stuffed animals destined for the arms of kids in unbe...

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Disney's Dreamers and Doers Award

Posted by Jessica on April 30, 2017 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Look what came in the mail yesterday!!! It was such a surprise. I love Disney and receiving a Disney Dreamers and Doers Award is really special. Moving to Florida has been hard, starting my work here has been hard, I don’t know anyone and no one has really heard of We Care Bears. But I’m working hard to change that.





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TGIDD....Teddy Goodness, It's Donation Day!!

Posted by Jessica on March 3, 2017 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (1)

Life here is Florida has been very different than San Diego. I’m taking all advanced placement classes in my last year of Middle School, was invited to BETA Club, and have been accepted into the Engineering Program at high school. BUT We Care Bears is still going strong.

 

Today I had the pleasure of donating 100 stuffed animals to Ms. Edwards. Ms. Edwards visits local nursing homes and gives stuffe...

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Apopka Police and Fire

Posted by Jessica on October 24, 2016 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Make A Difference Day is ONE day of service that keeps giving.  Today we were able to donate 20 bags of We Care Bears to Apopka Police and Apopka Fire Departments.  It was so nice to get to meet everyone, even the Major of Apopka came out.



Thank you so much to Wolf Lake Middle School, Wolf Lake Elementary School, the Beta Club and ...

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Make A Difference Day

Posted by Jessica on October 22, 2016 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

This is only the first month I've been at my new school so I really didn't know if a Make A Difference Day Bear Drive or Bagging Event would be sucessful at all BUT BOY WAS IT.




Between Wolf Lake Middle School and Wolfe Lake Elementary School there were 250 stuffed animals donated...

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