Build-A-Bear Workshop’s Huggable Heroes Program For 8-18yr Olds #ad



Build-A-Bear Workshop recently launched its 11th annual search for Huggable Heroes, to recognize and reward charitable-minded youths making the world a better place.  

From now until June 12, you can nominate a young social entrepreneur between the ages of eight through 18 by visiting buildabear.com/huggableheroes 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:


  • Kids ages 8 through 18 can be nominated via an entry form online at www.buildabear.com/huggableheroes or at Build-A-Bear Workshop stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada.
  • Entries require short answer response 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. 

Additional Noteworthy Stats about Huggable Heroes:

  • 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.


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