KSP troopers deliver teddy bears to children in hospitals

KSP troopers deliver teddy bears to children in hospitals
The Trooper Teddy Bear Program aims to provide support to kids in traumatic or medical situations.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Kentucky State Police troopers delivered teddy bears Tuesday to children who are battling a severe or terminal illness at Norton’s Children’s Hospital.

Children in Norton Children's Hospital received teddy bears from Kentucky police. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Children in Norton Children's Hospital received teddy bears from Kentucky police. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

Troopers went to Norton’s to give out “Trooper Teddy Bears” to comfort children staying in the hospital. The children and police were all smiling as the bears were being distributed.

The Trooper Teddy Bear program first started back in December of 1989.

KSP said the program provides therapeutic support to kids who find themselves in traumatic situations like car crashes, sexual abuse cases and medical situations.

The public can support the program by making a donation or buying a trooper teddy bear by clicking or tapping here.

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