Stuffed bears bring comfort

The Assistance League of Conejo Valley’s Share-A-Bear program provides a stuffed toy bear named Casey to medical staff and fire departments for distribution to young trauma victims of fire or traffic accidents, and those suffering from a severe illness.
More than 3,000 bears have been donated to children in crisis situations since the program’s inception in 1997.
Acknowledging that sometimes the easiest way to calm a child following a traumatic incident is to make them f...

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