BEAR Necessities

BEAR provides items through its BEAR rooms for these children, such as clothes, shoes, diapers, car seats, school supplies, formula, and more. In 2022, this program served 38,596 children.

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BEARing Gifts

Every December, BEAR spreads holiday cheer by providing gifts to at-risk and CPS-involved children during the holiday season. Thanks to our many community partners, in 2022, this annual program served 23,044 children.

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BEAR Back to School

BEAR’s seasonal program helps ensure that children currently under the care of CPS have the supplies and uniforms they need to go back to school each fall. Each year, BEAR aims to provide over 5,000 children with new uniforms, school supplies, and a backpack to help kids start the academic year. In 2022, this program served 11,996 children.

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Heart Gallery Houston

Heart Gallery Houston is a powerful, traveling photographic exhibit created to help find forever families for children in foster care. Like any other child, these children like to laugh, learn, and have special talents and hobbies. Most of all, however, they dream of one day finding a forever family. More information, including ways to become a Heart Gallery Hero, is available on the Heart Gallery Houston page!

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BEAR’s is dedicated to a cause that many people find worthwhile: helping at-risk and CPS-involved children that need it the most. Click below to join the cause!