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Bakersfield Condors holding drive-thru Teddy Bear Toss this year

Posted at 11:25 AM, Nov 12, 2020 and last updated 11:25 AM, Nov 12, 2020

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Annual Condors Teddy Bear Toss will still be taking place this year, only now, you’ll throw your bear from your car!

The Bakersfield Condors announced Thursday that the tradition of Teddy Bear Toss will continue on the first Saturday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 28 at Mechanics Bank Arena. All bears collected will be donated and distributed to dozens of organizations by the United Way of Kern County.

To donate, drive up to the Mechanics Bank Arena parking lot on the south side of the arena off N Street on Nov. 28 between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

You can also drop-off your stuffed animal in advance beginning on Friday, Nov. 13 at any of the three partner locales:

· Tony’s Pizza (all five area locations)

· Big Brand Tire (all three Bakersfield locations)

· Three-Way Chevrolet (4501 Wible Road)

To make a donation to the United Way of Kern County or to purchase a Teddy Bear through their Amazon Wishlist, click here.

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