Donate a teddy bear and help brighten a hospitalized child’s Christmas morning

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WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WTVO) — For the fifth year residents can help make a hospitalized child’s Christmas a little brighter.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office has kicked off it’s annual teddy bear drive.

Starting Monday, anyone can donate new, wrapped teddy bears.

The department hopes to deliver 1,200 teddy bears on Christmas morning.

There are two drop off locations:
– Criminal Justice Center, located at 650 W State St in Rockford.
– Zavius Jewelers, located at 2636 McFarland Road in Rockford.

Eyewitness News is a proud sponsor of the effort.

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