Today Spokane Movers, American Van Service, announced the record breaking numbers for last month’s Spokane Chief’s Teddy Bear Toss. Every year American Van Service moves the teddy bears from the event at the Arena to the Spokane Fairgrounds for processing and eventual distribution to local children in need.
Every year the Chiefs’ fans participate in the national teddy bear toss. From Ontario to Seattle, hockey fans across the continent anxiously await the first goal of December. As the fist goal is made, thousands of fans toss new and slightly used teddy bears onto the ice.
Then event coordinators collect the teddy bears for needy children in the area. Millions of teddy bears have been collected over the years and last month was no exception. Spokane Chiefs’ fans tossed 6,560 teddy bears onto the ice for the Teddy Bear Toss. The 6,560 teddy bears was Chiefs franchise record for stuffed animals.
This year the teddy bear toss was co-sponsored by The Spokesman-Review Christmas Fund and the Gus Johnson Ford Christmas Caravan.
Jason Farrow, Co-Principal and General Manager, of Spokane Movers, American Van Service said, “This is our home and we truly enjoy helping out the kids of Spokane. We’ve been doing this for several years, and as long as Spokane Chiefs’ fans keep tossing teddy bears onto the ice, American Van Service will be there to transport them for processing.”
American Van Service is the oldest and biggest family owned and managed movers Spokane. Being the Allied agent for most of easter Washington keeps them busy, but never too busy to help Spokane area charities.
For over 50 years, American Van Service has been moving Spokane area families and businesses. As one of the preferred Spokane movers for Fairchild Air Force, American Van Service also get the chance to help our our military families.
For more information about American Van Service, check them out at http://MovingAndStorageSpokane.com or call 509-210-2600.