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  • Charity Event

    AAMVA Region I, Inc. is proud to host an independent fundraising event benefiting Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, located in Hershey, PA. The Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital offers more than 20 specialty pediatric patient services in Hershey and has more than 30 outpatient clinic locations throughout Pennsylvania.

    A Bears on Parade charity event will be held during the 2015 AAMVA Region I Conference. Enter a runway-ready bear, representative of your jurisdiction or organization. Since all bears will be donated to the patients at the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, please be sure to follow the specific guidelines for bear submissions. During the charity event, conference attendees will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite bear. The bears and the proceeds from the tickets sales will be donated to Penn State Children’s Hospital. 

    We invite all conference attendees to support Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital by participating in this “Beary” special event! Complete and provide the registration form with your bear so you the Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital can provide your with documentation of your donation. If you are unable to transport your bear to the conference, please call (717) 783-8750 or (717) 346-9510 so alternate arrangements can be made.


    Bear Donation Guidelines

    • Bears and bear outfits must be brand new.  All items donated to the Children’s Hospital must be brand new for infection prevention.
    • No small buttons, accessories, etc. on the bear outfits, due to choking hazards.
    • The bears should be approximately 12-18 inches tall.