What Is “Bring a Bear to Work Day”?

The second Wednesday in October is National Bring a Teddy Bear to Work Day. At Catherine Cares, we celebrate this day every year by bringing our own teddy bears to work with us. We invite places of business to celebrate with us! Incorporate this easy to implement program within your business today.

Follow these 5 Easy Steps:

  1. Enroll in our Bring a Teddy Bear to Work Day. Click here to share more about your company and giving campaign.
  2. Educate your team on Catherine Cares’ Mission before your campaign begins. Click here to learn more about Catherine Cares. Share this educational information with your team.
  3. Challenge your team with a fundraising goal to uplift families in your area. Email Catherine Cares your goal amount so we can celebrate your progress!
  4. Open your giving campaign using your company’s personalized online giving page provided to you by Catherine Cares. Campaigns may run for a day, a week, a month or any timeframe which works best for your team. Giving Campaigns may open as early as September 4, 2024 and run through October 9, 2024.
  5. Celebrate a successful campaign with your team by Bringing a Teddy Bear to work on October 9, 2024! This is a fun, simple way to celebrate your giving success as a team!
    • Bring your favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal to hang out with you all day at work.
    • Show your teddy bear to your clients on Zoom calls or in person and let them know of the great success of your team. And spread the word about the good work of Catherine Cares! We can provide you with a celebratory Catherine Cares themed Zoom background to use during your Bring a Teddy Bear to Work celebration on October 9th. 
    • Remember to take pictures of your team with their teddy bears. Share those on social media and be sure to tag/mention Catherine Cares (@catherinecares on Facebook, Instagram and X).