COVID 19 ALERT:  BEAR continues to serve abused and neglected children during this time of crisis. The need for basic necessities for our families has increased. Click here to find out how you can help in this time of need.

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BEARing Gifts

BEAR’s Christmas program, BEARing Gifts, is just around the corner! And while the program will operate differently this year due to COVID-19, there are still plenty of ways you can bring joy to abused and neglected children this holiday season. Visit the BEARing Gifts page today to learn more today!

Stampede Under the Stars 2021

Save the Date, y’all! Our annual Evening Event, Stampede Under the Stars, is officially on the calendar for Sunday, April 11, 2021 at the Armadillo Palace in West University! For event information, including COVID-19 protocols, we invite you to visit the event website or click the image below.

Clays for Kids 2020

For safety reasons, 2020’s event has been postponed. We look forward to sharing a new digital event with you, and to see you on the course in 2021!

Essential Resources Drive


BEAR is considered an essential business at this time. We are working to keep our BEAR room stocked with all the essential items. With shortages on products like diapers, wipes, formula, and more happening in stores across our city, many of the families we serve are unable to purchase the resources they need to keep their children healthy and safe.

To help ensure that our BEAR Room shelves remain full, please consider purchasing items through our Amazon wishlist to be delivered to our doors during our business hours (3572 E. TC Jester Blvd. Houston, TX 77018). We sincerely appreciate your dedication to our mission and thank you for your continued support despite the uncertainties that currently surround us.

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Current News

A BEAR-y Big Success!

With our Clays for Kids event postponed until 2021 due to COVID-19, a new virtual event was born this fall, The BEAR-y Big Race to $100,000! For over two months, five incredible teams “fund-raced” against one another, with a goal of raising $20,000 each. On Wednesday, October 21st, the “fund-race” concluded, with over $107,000 raised!… Read more »

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#GivingTuesdayNow Visit from KPRC

On international Giving Tuesday Now (May 5, 2020), BEAR was visited by the local news station, KPRC. Rose Ann Aragon, one of KPRC’s lead anchors, interviewed BEAR’s Outreach Coordinator, Merri Hahn, and the two discussed BEAR’s mission and how others can support BEAR during this health crisis. The full article can be found here: https://www.click2houston.com/news/local/2020/05/06/giving-tuesday-many-nonprofits-operating-to-help-communities-in-need-during-pandemic/

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