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Our Children

Be Brave Bears is a charitable organisation run by volunteers who send personalised keepsake bears to children who are terminally ill or have life limiting conditions. Each of our bears is sponsored by businesses, groups or families, meaning these bears are free of charge to the children. Once complete each bear is placed in a special keepsake bag and given to the child complete with a numbered certificate. Once the child has received their bear the sponsor will receive a thank you photograph via e-mail of the completed bear and a sponsorship certificate with the name of the child who you have sponsored. Each bear is allocated a number and will appear on our Roll of Honour. If the child on this page has already been sponsored, but due to the timing of the previous sponsorship it has not yet been removed from this area, your sponsorship will be automatically allocated to the child next on the list (Priority order). This seldom happens but we must highlight that it can occur.

Oliver Hemsley

Age 8

Hospital: Demelza Childrens Hospice

Note: Bear pictured may not be the bear given to the child (most of the time it is though)

Oliver Hemsley’s Medical condition...

Oliver has a rare genetic syndrome,49xxxxy. There are only 120 in the whole world. He has several life limiting conditions, he has severe epilepsy, he is wheelchair bound and unable to eat so is pump fed for over 21 hours a day into his port.

A bit about Oliver Hemsley...

Oliver is a happy loveable little boy. He loves watching football, either on tv or his brothers who play for teams. He has a cheeky personality and it’s lovely to see him smile.

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