What started as a 5th grader's Christmas wish has now become a reality. 



A simple Christmas wish of wanting to pay it forward and donate one teddy bear to a sick child has transformed into an organization located in 14 states, and has impacted nearly 44,500 families since 2011.

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Our Journey

Our Mission


Our mission is simple: we want to provide hope and encouragement to those in need. 

Negative Experiences

Don't Have To Define You

Our Mission is Simple

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The Ability to Make a Difference

Team Emery represents a united group working towards one common goal: to provide hope and encouragement to those in need.  Without Emery and his inspiration, none of this would be possible. With the help of devoted individuals coming together to work for one shared goal, unbelievable things have happened.  Team Emery is a special organization that will continue to prove no matter the situation, your outlook and morale on that situation is what makes all the difference.

Contribute with a Generous Donation Today

At Team Emery, we are working to create hope and encouragement for those who need it the most. But we can only do that with your generous donations. Please consider joining Team Emery and making a difference today.

Our Mission


Team Emery was established in 1998, and became an official non-profit in March of 2016.


With our strong base of dedicated volunteers, and financial support from individuals and businesses, we are empowered to pursue our mission and cause.  

We want to make a change and a difference in our community through following and exemplifying Team Emery's guiding principles:


Provide hope and encouragement to those in need

Negative experiences do not have to define you

Pay it forward every chance you get

Be the change you want to see in the world