Build-A-Bear has always believed that one way a company can do well is to do good. Since being established in 2004, Build-A-Bear Foundation™ has been there for children and families, supporting thousands of organizations around the world.

Build-A-Bear Foundation adds a little more heart to life by sharing hugs, inspiring creativity, and supporting those in need. A 501(c)3 organization, the Foundation is guided by the belief in the power of hugs and the simple comfort of having a furry friend by your side. The Foundation supports its mission with financial donations as well as providing furry friends to organizations that support children’s health & wellness, disaster relief, and children in need. 

Build-A-Bear Foundation is committed to sharing teddy bear hugs and spreading happiness around the world. 

21,445,887
Value Donated

307,092
Hugs Given