Megan O’Grady is a 16 year old high school student living with her family in the state Florida where her father is a police sergeant for the Cape Coral Police Department. In January 2017, she started a non-profit called Blue Line Bears to help children and families of fallen officers cope with their loss. She utilizes the uniform shirt of the fallen officer to make a one-of-a-kind teddy bear, and she’s given away at the time of this interview 454 bears in 36 states including one in Canada. Megan has been honored as ABC World News Tonight’s person of the week, and she’s appeared on the Today Show and countless other news programs to talk about her work.
In This Episode, You Will Learn:
- How Megan came up with the idea for Blue Line Bears.
- What she experienced while making and delivering the very first bear.
- How her parents supported the idea and how her family now works as a team.
- What you can do to support your own kids when they come to you with what may seem like a crazy idea.
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