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Annual Community Service Project
Barrier Breaker Bears
A bear from me, just for you!

The SkillsUSA California State Team is hosting a statewide community service Teddy Bear drive event benefitting foster children.

  • To comfort and reassure foster children as a reminder that they are not alone and loved.

  • Assist with emotional care for children who have experience trauma.

  • A toy that brings comfort and joy and gives hope to foster children.

  • Provide a tool for caregivers to connect with children in these situations.

Collection Ends March 30, 2023

Report your collection totals via a google survey that will be sent to chapter advisors by 3/31/23.

Bring your donations to State Leadership and Skill Conference in Ontario in April 2023.

If not attending SLSC please contact to arrange pickup.

How can I help?

  • Chapters can collect donations of new stuffed bears

  • Ask local businesses to collect bears

  • Raise money to purchase bears

  • Share community service project on Social Media and tag @skillsusaca

  • Attend Ribbon Tying Workshop at SLSC

For more information contact

Who will be the 2023 Most Charitable Chapter?

2022 Downey High School Wins Most Charitable Chapter Award!
22 Chapters collected 6955 pairs of socks to donate to House of Ruth.
Downey High School collected 2050 pairs to earn the Most Charitable Chapter Awards,
which were presented on stage at the state conference.

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