Thank you all so much for getting involved in this.
This is my first bear I am going to auction, (I am doing 2, one for my friend Jill who passed away and one for my sister in law who is in the middle of Chemo), his name is Hunter and I did him in honor of Jill's little boy, Hunter. He is my son's best friend and stayed at our house almost the whole time, when Jill was slipping away from us, Jill and I talked so much about what she wanted for Hunter and how she felt about him, so I decided, in honor of all the loved ones left behind, I would make my first bear be about them. He is wearing a dog tag that says "I carry you close to my heart".
He is not a very big bear about 9 inches tall.
This is one of my bears who was purchased not long ago by a customer of mine and then donated back to 'Bear Hugs for Hope' in honour of all the people her family has lost to this disease! Her name is Angela (the bear not the customer who wishes to remain anonymous) I think this is such a generous gesture!!