We Are Broadcasters
National Association of Broadcasters

WCVB-TV Collects Teddy Bears for Kids

Topic: Children’s Issues
Posted on 12/3/2017

Hearst’s ABC affiliate WCVB-TV Boston joined Spaulding Rehab Hospital and the Four Seasons Boston for the annual “Teddy Bear Tea” this December. Guests were invited to donate a teddy bear to be gifted to local Boston organizations that benefit children in need. Each year, the event collects over 5,000 bears for Boston area children, with over 100,000 bears collected to date. WCVB-TV anchor Emily Riemer helped distribute hundreds of bears to the pediatric patients at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston on December 21.

Read more stories on Children’s Issues »

How Broadcasters Serve Their Communities

More than 2.47 million American jobs depend on broadcasting, and the local broadcast radio and television industry - and the businesses that depend on it - generate $1.17 trillion annually for the nation's economy.

View State-by-State Data »