Items Tagged ‘Ben Flyin’

Kicking Off Holiday Season

January 3, 2020

Kicking Off Holiday Season

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“The United Airlines visit is one my favorites from the whole year,” gushes Tracy Serrano, a child life specialist at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, Santa Monica. “Our community partners from United Airlines come to visit all our patients and provide them with Ben Flyin Adventure bears. They’ve been coming for 12 years, and it’s such […]

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Bears Bring Jingle Bells

January 3, 2020

Bears Bring Jingle Bells

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“This is my Christmas. I’m not happy, and I don’t have the Christmas spirit until I do this,” affirms Roberto Calderon, a captain for United Airlines. Calderon has delivered Ben Flyin Adventure Bears to patients at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica for the past ten years. “UCLA Health says, ‘You’re coming to the hospital, but […]

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Delivering Smiles Via Bears

January 3, 2020

Delivering Smiles Via Bears

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“It was heartwarming, being able to come and deliver these bears and put a smile on the patients’ faces,” reveals Keith Quinones, a United Airlines flight attendant who delivered Ben Flying Adventure Bears to UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital in Santa Monica. “Ben Flyin is the bears’ name, and he was created by United for young […]

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