02-08-10 Share a Bear and Show you Care!
News Release re-distributed in cooperation with the Ada
County Sheriff's Office:
Donations Needed for Project Bear Care
Boise, Feb. 8, 2010 - Victim Witness
Coordinators from Ada County and Boise City are teaming up with
several warm-hearted sponsors for the 22nd Annual Project Bear Care
and are urging you to donate to this very worthy cause.
Citizens are being asked to bring a new
teddy bear to the BSU men's basketball game on Thursday February
11th. The bears will go to the Ada County-Boise City Victim Witness
Officers and Victim Witness Coordinators
give the bears to children who are going through some tough times.
The bears show them that someone cares.
How you can help:
• Bring a NEW teddy bear to the BSU vs. Utah State men's
basketball game, Thursday, February 11th at Taco Bell Arena. Tip
off is 7:05 p.m.
• Please do NOT bring seasonal bears (i.e. Valentine or
Christmas). Kids in crisis are not thinking about the holiday. They
are just looking for a furry, friendly face to help them through a
Other drop-off sites for new bears are:
• Public Safety Building, 7200 Barrister, "Police/Sheriff
• Coldwell Banker, 516 S. Capital Blvd.
Several generous sponsors are helping in
Project Bear Care this year.
Thanks go out to KBOI Radio, Boise Noon
Optimists, BSU Athletic Department and AirVan Moving Group.
For more information, contact Myrna Harris, 577-3775
ADA COUNTY-BOISE CITY VICTIM WITNESS UNIT
Ada County Prosecutor
Ada County Sheriff
Phone (208) 577-3000
Fax (208) 577-3759
Boise City Police
Phone (208) 373-5400
Fax (208) 376-1499