Stuffed animals left in honor of Queen Elizabeth sent to children in need

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Saturday, November 19, 2022
Bears left in tribute to Queen Elizabeth distributed
The bears left at Buckingham Palace and other landmarks for Queen Elizabeth are currently being distributed to children in need.

More than one thousand teddy bears are currently on the move.

Stuffed animals left by well-wishers after Queen Elizabeth II's death are being given to children in need.

The Paddington Bears and other characters were originally placed outside castles across the U.K.

Now, these comfort toys are being shipped off to children.

Staff and volunteers professionally cleaned and donated the stuffed animals to Barnardo's, a British children's charity. The organization provides support services for vulnerable children and young adults.

Queen Elizabeth II served as the charity's patron from 1983 to 2016, the group's website says.

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