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In the News - Articles and Web News About Mother Bear Project

Huffington Post
January 2014
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Lake Minnetonka Magazine
December 2013
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KIWI Magazine
February/March 2012
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AdAge Blog
December 19, 2011
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Heather Michon Factoid Blog
December 1, 2011
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Gloria Baker Feinstein's Blog
About distribution of bears in Uganda
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Global Citizens - The Mother Bear
Ladies Home Journal
March 2011
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Knitting bears of love
Iowa Connections Newsletter
February 2011
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"South Africa camp provides skills, self-confidence and smiles"
San Diego News Network
April 2010
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"Stuffed with comfort and hope, North View Junior High students bring bears to children affected by HIV/AIDS"
Sun Newspapers
February 2010
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"Mother Bear Project in The Villages hits one-year mark"
Daily Sun
January 2010
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"Closely knit bears for a cause"
The Daily Iowan
December 16, 2009
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"Helping Orphans, One Stitch at a Time"
Putnam County Courier
December 10, 2009
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"Young knitters make bears for children in Africa"
Times-Herald
July 29, 2009
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"McGees bid Zim children a ‘cuddle’ farewell"
Embassy of the United States
June 2009
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"Women use their knitting skills to give comfort to children"
Daily Sun
June 2009
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"Mother Bear Project gathers momentum in The Villages"
Daily Sun
March 2009
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"Sending Message of Love with Handmade Teddy Bears"
WCCO-News, Minneapolis, MN
Aired March 5, 2009
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"Sending love around the world: 93-year-old knots 100 bears for children affected by HIV/AIDS"
Herald Times Reporter
February 26, 2009
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"3 People, 3 Projects Making a Difference"
NEED - The Humanitarian Magazine
2008 - Issue 5
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"Villager hopes knitted bears offer comfort to those suffering in Africa and Haiti"
-The Villages' Daily Sun
January 2009
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"Pointed Lessons: Students Wielding Needles to Comfort AIDS Orphans "
- Chico Enterprise Record
April 2008
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"Leslie Woman Makes 'Bear Necessities" - Lansing State Journal
March 2008
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"Knitting for a Cause" - Southwest Journal
January 2008
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Jewish Stars - Maia Waxman, Leader of the Month
October 2007
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"Pleasanton Shop Knits Bear for Children in Africa" - Tri Valley Herald
August 13, 2007
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"Teddy Bears for Pre-Schoolers" - Poverty Eradication Network Trust -
April 19, 2007
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"Priorities: Food, Water, Shelter and Teddy Bears" - Western Oregon Journal
March 7, 2007
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"Local Temple Makes Teddy Bears to Donate" - Pantagraph.com
February 19, 2007
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"Knitting From the Heart" - St. Helena Star
December 21, 2006
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"Woman, 95, Knits for Children with Aids" - The News-Herald, Wayne County, MI
March 19, 2006
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"Yarn, Needles and Time Show Love for African Kids Affected by HIV/AIDS"
February 25, 2006
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"Teddy Bear Project Raising Hope for AIDS Victims" - Sonoma State University Star 2006
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"A Place for Fathers at the Mother Bear Project"
Story written by Stephanie Wittmer
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"Girl Scouts Look to Mother Bear Project for Gold Award Inspiration"
November 25, 2005
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"Hanging on by Teddy's Thread"
June 20, 2005
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"Fifty children raped every day in SA" - Mail and Guardian
June 16, 2005
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"Knitted with Love - Local Club Aids Mother Bear Project"
Daily Republic (Fairfield, CA)
September 9, 2004
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"Mother Bear" - WCCO Television Channel 4 (Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN)
June 9, 2004
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"Loving Teddy Bears - Mankato Nun says Mother Bear Project Represents True Christmas Spirit"
Mankato Free Press
December 24, 2003
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"Millions of AIDS Orphans Strain Southern Africa" - New York Times
December 24, 2003
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"AIDS Orphans 11 Million Youths in Africa" - AP article
November 26, 2003
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Newspaper article on generosity of people in USA for Child Protection Unit in South Africa - Independent Newspaper (KwaZulu-Natal)
July 12, 2003
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Newspaper article on Mother Bear Project
Independent Newspaper
(KwaZulu-Natal)
July 12, 2003
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"Mother Bear Project Gives Aid to Young Rape Victims" - Minneapolis Star Tribune
March 17, 2003
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