Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Fundraiser Wraps Up With Its Best Year Ever

We have some very exciting news to share as we welcome in the new year – the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Wraps Up With Its Best Year Ever The Point B Realty annual holiday fundraiser total is $52,987 — the most money we’ve raised yet.

Martha's Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Fundraiser Wraps Up With Its Best Year Ever Raises $50,600 For MV Boys & Girls Club
A Little Of The MV Teddy Bear Suite Magic In Action

In the 11 years since it began, the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Fundraiser has now raised $318,000+ for the Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club and its vital food program Healthy Happy Kids, which is helping solve the food insecurity and childhood hunger issues here on the Island.

Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club Healthy Happy Kids Food Program Is Making a Real Difference - Supported by Martha's Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite
Some Of The Many Children The Boys & Girls Club Supports After School

Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Fundraiser Wraps Up With Its Best Year Ever – Club Reaction

“Thank you for your continued dedication to the cause, the Club, and for supporting our island community at large,” said Dhakir Warren, the Executive Director of the MV Boys & Girls Club. “Point B is without a doubt a trailblazer in this regard and serves as an example of the role private industry can play in bringing about social good.”

Martha's Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Fundraiser Wraps Up With Its Best Year Ever MV Boys & Girls Executive Director Dhakir Warren Calls Point B Realty A Trailblazer For Social Good
Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Dhakir Warrens

Nearly half the elementary school-aged children on the Vineyard are part of the MV Boys & Girls Club after-school program. H2K has served 16,500 meals, snacks, and dinners to go, and costs $50,000 a year to support. For the last three years, The Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Fundraiser has raised enough money to fund and run this crucial program each year.

Point B Realty Owner/Principal Broker Wendy Harman At The Teddies Around Town Scavenger Hunt
Wendy Harman At The Teddies Around Town Scavenger Hunt

“We are very humbled and grateful for the incredible generosity shown by our clients, customers, friends, family, and the collective Vineyard community, near and far,” said Wendy Harman, Owner/Principal Broker of Point B Realty, and Co-Founder of the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite.

Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Fundraiser Wraps Up With Its Best Year Ever – The Video

We’ve produced a special video with a look at Healthy Happy Kids in action, along with the various month-long events that have become part of the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Fundraiser.

“I hope the success of this most recent effort will encourage more and more businesses to follow your lead as change agents committed to making a lasting social impact in the lives of those who need it most,” adds the Club’s Dhakir Warren.

Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Fundraiser Wraps Up With Its Best Year Ever – Thank You!

“While the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite had to make a number of pandemic pivots this year, the fundraiser not only went on but went on to produce its strongest year yet,” said Harman. “Not only is that incredibly gratifying but I think it tells us something special about the generosity and empathy out there that is still alive and well. We owe a big thank you to everyone who supported and donated to the effort to help solve childhood food insecurity on this Island that we all love.”

Martha's Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Fundraiser Wraps Up With Its Best Year Ever Thank You!

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