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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.

Gunnar Clifford

Age 1

Hospital: Demelza Childrens Hospice

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

Gunnar Clifford’s Medical condition...

Gunnar has Salla Disease, which is an incredibly rare genetic, neurodegenerative disease causing profound physical and cognitive disability, Gunnar and his sister are the only ones in this country with Salla. Gunnar is also hearing impaired and is working really hard with the help of physios to learn to sit unaided.

A bit about Gunnar Clifford...

Gunnar is a funny little character, he loves light up toys, tambourines and anything with bells on!

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