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Ambassador Bears’ Half-Birthday Fundraiser 2020

May 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - June 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm CDT

Ted with Piñata

Help us celebrate our bears’ half-birthday
with live broadcasts and special treats for the bears!

Since our bears sleep (hibernate) through their birthday in January, each year we celebrate their birthday in June with our Half-Birthday Fundraiser.  What better way to celebrate our bears than with some fun and special treats for them that you provide?

How to Participate:

Our bears will each be given a birthday pinata filled with their favorite snacks; you vote for which piñata the bears will receive.  Each vote is just $5, and you can vote as many times as you’d like.  All of the dollars raised will go toward Bear Care and Food.

Plus, NEW this year we will draw 3 Grand Prizes from all votes received and the winners will receive this beautiful Etched Mug as our gift to you for supporting our bears.

Voting accepted NOW through noon CT on June 13th.  Then on June 14 at 10 am tune in and watch us LIVE on the Pond Cam and Ted’s Cam as the bears receive their piñata and we announce the Grand Prize winners.

This year more than ever we need your help. We rely heavily on admission sales, gift store sales, and donations to sustain the bear center.  The recent Covid-19 pandemic has impacted our ability to open in April and May, so anything you can do to support the bears will be greatly appreciated.

Now let’s have some fun!

To Vote and Donate:

 Click Here


May 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am CDT
June 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm CDT
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North American Bear Center


North American Bear Center
1926 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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