Island Trees, NY

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Poppe’s Amore-Poppe’s Love Chapter
M.F. Stokes School
101 Owl PLace
Island Trees, NY 11756

Contact: Deborah Poppe, 2nd Grade Teacher


Deborah, a teacher in Island Trees, NY, and her second grade class were researching Teddy Bears when they came across Hugs Across America.  The class started a new Teddy Bear collectoion in the school and decided to donate the bears to a local foster home and St. Christopher’s orphanage. Deborah’s three children are adopted from foster care.