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Get a Bear and Give a Bear

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Buy a customized AdventHealth / Tampa Bay Lightning teddy bear for $25.

For every $25 you spend, you'll receive one Buddy Bear and a pediatric patient at one of our AdventHealth West Florida hospitals will receive one Buddy Bear. 

  • $25 = One bear for you and one bear for a buddy
  • $50 = Two bears for you and two bears for two different buddies 
  • $75 = Three bears for you and three bears for three different buddies 
  • $100 = Four bears for you and four bears for four different buddies 

If you would like to purchase more than one bear for a buddy, but wouldn't like more than one bear for yourself, please let us know in the custom message section of the donation page and we will send your extra bears to additional buddies.

Thank you for your donation to the Buddy Bear program. You are providing a comforting buddy to children who might be scared and lonely during their hospital stay.  

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In the "custom message" section on the Buddy Bear donation page, write an encouragement card for a child in the hospital.

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Get your own Buddy Bear to keep.

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AdventHealth will give a Buddy Bear and your card to a child in the hospital.

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Feel like a super hero!

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Your Generosity Heals

Your generous participation in the Buddy Bear program brings love and joy to the pediatric patients at AdventHealth West Florida hospitals. Your donation also raises important funds so AdventHealth can continue to provide compassionate, whole-person care throughout our communities.

Buddy Bear proceeds go to the AdventHealth Foundation West Florida to provide support for life-changing pediatric programs. 

A copy of the official registration (#CH1571) and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free with the state Call800-435-7352. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.