Operation Hug-a-Hero to give away 1,000 daddy dolls

Posted by Debra Worley - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Every year April is recognized as the month of the Military Child.

This year, Operation Hug-a-Hero is planning to give away 1,000 "Daddy (or mommy) Dolls" during the month to military families in need.

The dolls are a pillow that has a full length picture of the parent that is taken at their deployment location.  Inside, a personalized voice message reminds children that they are loved.

The dolls also help children remember what their parent looks like and keeps them a part of their daily routine.

To order a Hug-a-Hero doll, visit their website by clicking here.

If you would like to sponsor a child or donate to the non-profit organization, visit Operation Hug-a-Hero online.

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