Bears™ are Here to Help
they’ve been available for four years, HolyBears®
Military Bears™ line is receiving renewed enthusiasm
from plush buyers as America’s armed forces remain foremost
in the country’s thoughts. With bears representing Army, Navy,
Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Special Forces, National Guard
and even the Commander in Chief, these plush 9” beanbag bears
are helping to raise funds for schools, churches and military organizations,
as well as keeping up the spirits of troops abroad. Each bear has
the emblem of the particular service branch embroidered on its chest
and the respective force’s motto on its left footpad.
popular series is HolyBears’ Patriotic/State Bears,
each displaying an embroidered state image on its chest with a tag
made to mount the appropriate new state quarter. At the 2003 American
International Toy Fair, HolyBears® was awarded "Editors
Choice Award" from Positive Image News.
have almost two-hundred different styles of bears [in total],”
said HolyBears® Partner Eric Carroll. “We do a lot of
custom bears: everything from large organizations like the American
Heart Association to local sports teams.”
a suggested retail of $8.50, the Military and Patriotic/State Bear
lines can be found in specialty stores, gift stores and even your
local post office. The bears can also be ordered from the company’s
website at holybears.com.