Started in 2010 by Helen Clay, Helen’s Hugs builds 50 to 75 teddy bears per Build-A-Bear workshop for hospitalized children. As a childhood cancer survivor, Helen hopes to provide encouragement for children during their days in the hospital.

Helen’s Hugs is sponsored by Central Carolina Community Foundation which is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization recognized by the IRS. All donations made are tax-deductible.

If you are interested in making a stock gift, please follow the following steps:

1) Call Central Carolina Community Foundation at 803.254.5601 to request the brokerage account number and DTC#.

2) Instruct your broker to transfer the securities to the Foundation’s account.

3) Notify the Foundation of the pending transfer.