989 bears sponsored to 655 primary schools by 550 sponsors... Thank You Mt Barker RSL For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to St Mark's Lutheran School - MOUNT BARKER Murwillumbah Tyres - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You Cubic Defence Australia Pty. Ltd. For Donating John Murray - Wounded Bear to Calvary Christian College - AITKENVALE Thank You The Papinniemi Family, Corey, Arron & Kyah For Donating Armistice Centenary Bear to Pacific Coast Christian School - BANORA POINT Thank You Darryl Deller, teacher at Epping Primary School. For Donating Armistice Centenary Bear to Epping Primary School - EPPING Thank You Chief of the Defence Force For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Point Lonsdale Primary School - POINT LONSDALE Thank You Reverend Graeme Hodgkinson For Donating Bert Jones - Light Horse Bear to Lindisfarne Primary School - LINDISFARNE Thank You Military Shop For Donating Grey Wilson - Greatcoat Bear to Burgmann Anglican School - GUNGAHLIN Thank You Hewitt Family For Donating Armistice Centenary Bear to Marshall Road State School - HOLLAND PARK WEST Thank You Frieda Williams For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Lake Gwelup Primary School - GWELUP Thank You McConachy For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to St Joseph's Catholic School - MOUNT ISA

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Bears to School in good company at Anzac Day Football lunch

  This year, the Essendon Anzac Day supporters brunch hosted a few very special guests.Those who attended the event, held prior to the traditional Collingwood-Essendon fixture, had the privilege of listening to a group Anzac Invictus Games competitors that represented Australia and New Zealand at the 2018 Sydney Games. On stage were Matt...

NASHOS in Tweed Shire leading the way by donating Bears to School

Australia is fortunate to have a passionate and very active range of ex-service organisations that play a leading role in preserving our nation’s history of service. The National Servicemen’s Association of Australia (NSAA) or NASHOS, as they are commonly known, is one such veteran organisation with branches across Australia. Chances are that...
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Bears in the Media


Teddy bears and books inspire schoolchildren to learn Anzac history

ABC News – 30/06/2018

Victoria Cross winner calling for change in primary schools

2GB Sydney – 23/04/2018

St Joseph’s call for Anzac teddy bears

The North West Star – 1/06/2018

Club Rivers donates Anzac teddy bears to five primary schools

St George & Sutherland Shire Leader – 28/06/2018