931 bears sponsored to 617 primary schools by 519 sponsors... Thank You Gerard Unger For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to St Patrick's Catholic Primary School - EAST GOSFORD Commander, Royal Australian Navy - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You Abby Dallas, Year 6- 2018 For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Mount Annan Public School - MOUNT ANNAN Thank You Luke Collins For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to York District High School - YORK Thank You Margaret Head For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Tweed Valley Adventist College - MURWILLUMBAH Thank You Mahé Ward For Donating Earnest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Sydney Grammar School - ST IVES Thank You ASC Pty. Ltd. For Donating Andy Miller - Navy Bear to Mater Christi Catholic Primary School - SUCCESS Thank You From Swiss Joe worked at Galletly Mt.Martin LoopRD For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Mirani State School - MIRANI Thank You rosedale RSL sub branch For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Rosedale Primary School - ROSEDALE Thank You Andrew and Tessa Lefel For Donating Armistice Centenary Bear to St Eugene College - BURPENGARY Thank You Everton Park State School For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Everton Park State School - EVERTON PARK

Sharing the pride and spirit that is carried in our history

Please be part of helping our school children engage in this last year of the 2014-2018 Centenary by gifting an Australia in the Great War uniformed bear through AnzacBears.com.au to your local primary school or to the school you attended. You’ll be giving teachers and kids a truly engaging way to connect to the stories of our past. Help us share Australia’s Great War story in every classroom.

Invictus Games: Team Australia and Bears to School

Bears to School is proud to welcome Team Australia of the 2018 Invictus Games as Ambassadors. Each of the 72 athletes and 44 support staff from Team Australia will donate a bear to a school of their choice.
Browse the 2018 Invictus Games gallery to see what the bears got up to with Team Australia in Sydney.

Malcolm Turnbull on Bears to School

“I thank the Bears to School program for your commitment to honouring our military history and our veterans and add my voice to your call for generous support from the community.”
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Donate A Bear

For only $99.00 we deliver your bear and support materials directly to your nominated school or schools. You’ll also get. (1) Acknowledgement in a specially printed ‘story card’ that accompanies your bear (2) A certificate of thanks for your home or business (3) Online recognition – website and social media to share

Our Thank You

Supporting Veterans

Bears to Schools Program is supported by Australia in the Great War, RSL National and the National Serviceman’s Association (Nashos). Every Great War Bear donated to a school through the Bears to Schools Program financially assists local charities.