1018 bears sponsored to 672 primary schools by 566 sponsors... Thank You Wykes Family For Donating Thomas Hendy - Flying Corps Bear to Yass Public School - YASS Suzanah Kirby - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You Bilgola Plateau Public School For Donating Earnest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Bilgola Plateau Public School - BILGOLA Thank You Burringbar RSL Sub Branch For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Crabbes Creek Public School - CRABBES CREEK Thank You RobEx Civil For Donating John Murray - Wounded Bear to Cobram Anglican Grammar School - COBRAM Thank You Military Shop For Donating Grey Wilson - Greatcoat Bear to Canberra Grammar School Thank You Christopher Williams - Invictus Games Support Team For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to Ryan Catholic College - THURINGOWA CENTRAL Thank You Mark Fitzharris For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Hughesdale Primary School - HUGHESDALE Thank You Elizabeth, Sarah, Jacob, Declan and Taryn Miller For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to St. Patricks Primary School Stratford - Stratford Thank You Mrs Sharon Shahoud (teacher and RE Coordinator) For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Corpus Christi Primary School - Cranebrook - CRANEBROOK Thank You Herbert River Sub Branch RSL For Donating Thomas Hendy - Flying Corps Bear to Forrest Beach State School - ALLINGHAM

Help Make July a Milestone Month

Picture: Private Thomas in front of the Le Hamel Memorial With July 4 marking 100 years since the famous battle of Le Hamel, the Bears to School Charity Ambassador and National President of the Returned and Services League of Australia (RSL), Mr Robert Dick, wants your help to make it a milestone month for Bears [...]
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A Salute to all Service

The final limited edition collector bear in the Australia in the Great War commemorative series, to be released for the 100th Anniversary of Armistice, will reflect all who served. Head of the Australia in the Great War design team, Lindsey Davie, says selecting a character for the final bear was a big challenge for the [...]
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No code: Don’t worry

Picture: National President of the National Servicemen’s Association, Earle Jennings Proceeds from Bears to School donations made without a charity code are provided directly to a special Returned and Service League of Australia and National Servicemen’s Association “All Schools Fund” to provide bears to schools that have missed out. Stephen Davie of Australia in the [...]
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Talking Bears? Yes talking!

Picture: Tom Magill with Head of AIE Lea Michael (left) and students Chrysa Kipourou and Dylan Martin Your favourite Great War bears are coming to life.  Staff and students at Australia’s premier school for computer animation, AIE, are working extra hours to create amazingly detailed 3D animations of our Great War bears and soon the [...]
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Early Start for Private Harvey

Even before Bears to School started these little uniformed bears were helping kids connect to history. For students on the Western Australian Premier’s Anzac Study Tour to Singapore last year, Private Ernest Harvey was a comfort and an ice breaker. Samantha Boswell, Education Officer with the WA Department of Education, says Private Ernie went from [...]
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Pozieres students to share memories

The already strong connection between Australia and children of the tiny French village of Pozieres was boosted recently with the donation of a complete set of Bears to School bears The 10 bears will be part of the new Charles Bean School, which was built with funds raised by Australian students. On the eve of [...]
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