964 bears sponsored to 640 primary schools by 537 sponsors... Thank You Holsworthy Family Group For Donating David Cohen - Lone Pine Bear to Wattle Grove Public School - WATTLE GROVE Tweed Valley-Murwillumbah Sub Branch NSAA NSW - Our most recent donor - Thank you Thank You Caloundra RSL Sub Branch & Caloundra Women's Auxil For Donating John Murray - Wounded Bear to Baringa State School - BARINGA Thank You Madeline Morrison & Family For Donating Earnest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Community Kids Lavington - Lavington Thank You St. Aloysius Catholic College Huntingfield Campus For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to St Aloysius Catholic College - KINGSTON Thank You Scott Fullarton Valuations Pty Ltd For Donating Albert Murray - Western Front Bear to Killarney Heights Public School - FORESTVILLE Thank You Cubic Defence Australia Pty. Ltd. For Donating Albert Murray - Western Front Bear to Good Shepherd Catholic School - RASMUSSEN Thank You Goulburn Soldiers Club For Donating Andy Miller - Navy Bear to Goulburn West Public School - GOULBURN Thank You Alkira Secondary College For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Hillsmeade Primary School - NARRE WARREN SOUTH Thank You Lieutenant Colonel Nileshni Karan RAAEC For Donating Bernadette O'Meara - Nurse Bear to Paddington Public School - PADDINGTON Thank You Bullsbrook RSL Sub-Branch For Donating Ernest Harvey - Gallipoli Bear to Bullsbrook College - BULLSBROOK

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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