Local organization donates 40+ decorated teddy bears to Moline Fire Department

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MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - The Moline Fire Department is expressing its thanks to the Quad City Basketry Guild for donating more than 40 decorated teddy bears to the department.

Moline firefighters show off the 40 plus bears donated by the Quad City Basketry Guild. (Moline Fire Department)

In a Facebook post, the department said the bears will be distributed by firefighters and paramedics to children in crisis.

“We are sure these bears will provide comfort to all those who are receive them. Your generosity on this very memorable day is greatly appreciated,” the post stated.