A New Charity Partner for BearHugs

Hi everyone, Georgina, Hug Donation Assistant here. I wanted to pop up a little blog with a special announcement - to welcome our newest charity partner, Share a Star.

If you’re familiar with our 1:50 Hug Donation Scheme, you’ll know that for every 50 BearHugs sold, we donate one to a child or young person with a serious or life-limiting illness, or to a member of their family. Being able to bring a little smile to the face of someone going through tough times is really important to everyone at BearHugs and we love that Share a Star feel exactly the same.

Share a Star was set up in 2010 by the lovely Jessica Taylor-Bearman. Having suffered serious health issues herself from a young age, Jessica knows first hand how much a thoughtful gift can help to brighten up a bad day. Share a Star aims to bring a little cheer and “Bring back the sparkle” to the young people (Stars) they support with outings, Happy gift boxes and special holding stars - tactile and personalised to the likes and interests of each recipient. 

I’m so pleased that we’ll be working with Share a Star and sending BearHugs to the children, young people and siblings that they support. Share a Star does a wonderful job of brightening up theirs Stars’ days and we’re looking forward to helping to spread a little more of that joy with the treats we send!

You can find out about more Share a Star on their website - https://shareastar.co.uk/