Contact: Heather Williams, Coordinator
Heather is excited about getting things going in the new Sarasota Hugs chapter. She is networking in her community with social and law enforcement folks to begin gathering bears and distributing them.
Heather is an emergency room nurse who routinely deals with children and traumatic situations ranging from car accidents to sports injuries to abuse situations. Giving a child a teddy bear to hug makes a world of difference! She tries to keep a drawer full of stuffed animals to give to children to comfort them. Teddy bears always get a smile and the children’s fears and anxieties are eased.