Please review tho learn more about how Build-A-Bear partners with non-profit organizations and registered charities

  • Build-A-Bear is proud to partner with national non-profit organizations in the United States and registered charities in Canada and the United Kingdom that support our mission to add a little more heart to life by inspiring kids to be Helpful, Empowered, Accepting, Respectful, and Team players. Requests for national partnerships should be directed to the Manager, Foundation & Giving at

  • Build-A-Bear and the Build-A-Bear Foundation do not engage in sponsorship or marketing opportunities with nonprofit organizations where promotion of the corporate name and identity to potential consumers is of primary consideration.

    As a general rule, event sponsorship consideration will only be made for non-profit organizations based near our global headquarters in St. Louis, MO. Exceptions may be made at the discretion of the Manager, Foundation & Giving.

    All requests for event sponsorships should be directed to the Manager, Foundation & Giving at for review and consideration.

  • Build-A-Bear is proud to support the charitable efforts of our business partners and vendors by providing donations and contributions to organizations that support children’s health and wellness. For more information or to request a contribution, please contact the Manager, Foundation & Giving at

  • Build-A-Bear is proud to support organizations and programs that inspire kids to be Helpful, Empowered, Accepting, Respectful, and Team players. We further this mission by focusing our giving efforts on organizations that promote H.E.A.R.T.

    We do understand that health-related problems can be especially difficult and feel deeply for every child and family facing challenges. Therefore, Build-A-Bear is honored to continue our long-standing relationship of providing support for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and its world-renown efforts to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases while ensuring no child is denied treatment.

  • While we applaud the work local and national organizations do to further their individual causes, Build-A-Bear is unable to partner with non-profits or registered charities to make charity- or cause-specific furry friends to sell in our stores or online. If you are interested in creating and ordering a unique furry friend for your organization, please contact our Corporate Sales department at