Build-A-Bear’s Gifts that Give Back Giveaway

Every trip to Build-A-Bear is magical. For my daughter, it starts with a simple trip to the mall and ends with a new best friend. On our most recent visit (thanks to a Groupon certificate) Rudolph’s pal Clarice came home to live with us and the reindeer hasn’t left her side in nearly two weeks. Since Clarice has a talking feature, I am very glad to report that she has an off switch that we have dubbed night/nap-time mode. Thank you Build-A-Bear.


But as cute as Clarice and her friends from Rudolph are, the Build-A-Bear friends I want to introduce you to are Turner Owl, Jack Russell Terrier, WWF® Gray Wolf and Champ. These cuddly friends are part of Build-A-Bear’s Gifts that Give Back program and a portion of the proceeded of each of these animals purchased is donated to a worthy cause.

The purchase of Turner Owl donates $0.50 to First Book to provide new books to children from low-income families and $0.50 to the Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation to support other literacy and education programs. Likewise, $1 from the purchase of Jack Russell Terrier (from the Bearemy’s Kennel Pals® series) benefits domestic pet programs, WWF® Gray Wolf funds endangered animals and their habitats and Champ supports children’s health and wellness causes such as juvenile diabetes, autism and children’s cancer research.

My daughter will find a new Champ bear under the Christmas tree in just a few weeks, wouldn’t your kiddos like to find one under the twinkling lights too?

Buy it – With all of the choices available at Build-A-Bear this holiday season, consider giving your kids a gift that gives back by helping them select one of these cuddly pals with a purpose. Like all furry friends from Build-A-Bear, the Gifts that Give Back can be styled in any of the Build-A-Bear fashions.

Win it – One lucky reader will win a $25 gift card to Build-A-Bear so their kiddo can bring home a new best friend.

Mandatory Entry – Visit Holiday Gift Guide and tell me one other gift that is on your list for the holidays.

This giveaway has ended.

Disclosure – This is a sponsored giveaway, however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

161 thoughts on “Build-A-Bear’s Gifts that Give Back Giveaway”

  1. LEGO’s for my 8 year old daughter.. doesn’t care if they are boy-ish.. brining out her inner architect..

    Imaginarium Medieval Castle for my son.. it’s soo cool, I can’t wait to play with it myself!

  2. The power cape you reviewed is perfect for my little man. He would love that. My girl would benefit most from the build-a-bear gc. She loves that place but I can’t afford it all on my own! Thanks for the great giveaways.

  3. The Power Cape was on my list (Good Choice!) and we have it!! I can’t wait for our little guy to open it because he already runs around saying, “Super Hero to the Rescue.”

  4. I saw the Pillow Pet on the Holiday Gift Guide–that’s definitely on our list (I got my daughter one for xmas–the piggy shhhh 🙂

  5. Love “Champ!” Having a nephew w/ juvenile diabetes, and another with autism, and a friend who had childhood cancer, that a simple bear can touch so many lives…whiloe being cuddled by my own little one, is a precious gift.

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