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Iona Does It Again!


Diagnosed with Colitis at age nine, Iona Castalanos spent a lot of time at the Children’s Hospital, undergoing many surgeries. In 2011, as a young adult, Iona wanted to make sure every child had a cuddly buddy by their side. She raised enough money to purchase 108 Build-A Bear’s to bring a smile to the children in the hospital. Today, Iona dropped by to donate some more. Big bear hugs to you, Iona!