Central Bakersfield

Teddy bears wanted for sick kids

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - Give Love Get Joy Foundation is collecting teddy bears to donate to Lauren Small Children's Medical Center at Memorial Hospital.

The collection will be 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Noriega House, 1325 Baker St. The event will also feature a magic show, face painting, games, a balloon artist and refreshments, according to Noriega House.

Trans-West will be matching the number of bears collected at the event.

Tickets are $8 per person ahead of time, or $16 at the door. Call (661) 633-9016 for more information.