927 bears sponsored to 614 primary schools by 516 sponsors... Thank You Rob Whitford - Vietnam 1969/1970 For Donating Earnest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Noarlunga Downs P-7 School - NOARLUNGA DOWNS Mr and Mrs Graham Kemp - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You Harrison Family For Donating Armistice Centenary Bear to St Joseph's Primary School - QUARRY HILL Thank You Lieutenant Darcy Lefel, Royal Australian Navy For Donating Andy Miller - Navy Bear to Windaroo State School - MOUNT WARREN PARK Thank You LCDR Ashley Cox, RAN - Class of 2003 For Donating Andy Miller - Navy Bear to Fraser Coast Anglican College - HERVEY BAY Thank You Hewitt Family For Donating Armistice Centenary Bear to Marshall Road State School - HOLLAND PARK WEST Thank You Jo Killips For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Marshall Road State School - HOLLAND PARK WEST Thank You Kaija & Alija Parums For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to Newport Public School - NEWPORT Thank You In Memory of our Great Uncle Arthur George Cogdell For Donating Albert Murray - Western Front Bear to Midvale Primary School - MIDVALE Thank You Tony and Debbie Bagnall For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to St Catherine Laboure Catholic Primary School - GYMEA Thank You Michael WALKER For Donating Earnest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Bullyard State School

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Latest News


Bears draw a crowd at Invictus 2018

The athletes and support staff from Team Australia were given a helping hand during the Sydney games held between 20 – 27 October. Each team member adopted a Great War uniformed bear for the games, which they plan to donate to a school of their choice. The bears caused quite a stir and met some […]

62,000 remembered on Centenary of Armistice

Between 5 October and 11 November the Australian War Memorial in Canberra hosted a remarkable outdoor installation that commemorates the Australian lives lost during the First World War. Sprawling across the green lawns of the Memorial, the 62,000 Poppies Display was a captivating tribute to the Australians who volunteered to fight on battlefields...

Students spread the word about Bears to School

The Bears to School project is achieving remarkable success in Australian schools. A significant milestone of 800 bears have now been donated to 525 schools. The project has been embraced by the whole community – teachers, families, parents’ committees, not-for-profit organisations and the students themselves! An important goal of the Bears to...
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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