• Upper Moreland Big Bronze Bear Fundraiser (UMB3)
    About this fundraiser - see below for all the details:

    big bronze bear

    As we celebrate our School District’s 100th anniversary (1917-2017); and complete the renovation of our beautiful High School stadium to include a pedestal that has been built to permanently display a lasting monument to our District's mascot, The Golden Bear.

    The District would like to complete the renovations with the installation of a bear monument, as depicted in the photo on the left.

    WE NEED YOUR HELP!

    As part of our Centennial Commemoration (1917-2017), we are asking students to help obtain donations in the amount of $19.17.

    Within each grade level, K-8, the class with the highest percentage of these donations will be rewarded with a class water ice party that includes a visit from our High School Bear mascot. To donate on behalf of a student, please complete the form at the bottom of this page.


  • About this fundraiser:

    Upper Moreland has 2 celebration-worthy events this 2017-2018 school year:
    First, we are celebrating our School District’s 100th anniversary;

    100 Years

    Second, we have completed beautiful renovations to our High School stadium that includes a pedestal ready to display our bronze mascot.

    Installation platform

    Another view of our Upper Moreland Big Bronze Bear! (UMB3)

    Other picture of bear

    The UMB3 will be sculpted by artist Danny Edwards of Twin Falls, Idaho.
    Eagle Bronze of Lander, Wyoming will be casting the sculpture as well as delivering and installing the sculpture here in UM. We will employ a stone mason to  cut and arrange rocks for this artistic installation.

    The Retail Price of the project is $55,000. The artist agreed to a 30% discount for our District ($38,500).  Total cost to include stone mason and installation = $43,500.

    Here are our donations, so far:

    • The Senior Class of 2018 has pledged $5,000
    • The Class of 2019 has pledged $5,000

    Levels of Giving
    (contributions may be tax-deductible)

    • $19.17 Donation
      • Name of organization, business or individual(s) in Dedication Program Booklet
      • Silicone “Upper Moreland” commemorative wristband for all student donations
      • The K-8 Classroom (one per grade) with highest percentage of $19.17 donations will receive a water ice party with a visit from the bear mascot
    • $100 Donation
      • Name of organization, business or individual(s) in Dedication Program Booklet
      • 2018-2019 athletic pass for two to all Upper Moreland contests for the sport of your choice (other than PIAA playoff games)
    • $500.00 Donation
      • One-eighth page thanks to organization, business or individual(s) in Dedication Program Booklet
      • 2018-2019 athletic pass for two to all Upper Moreland contests for all sports (other than PIAA playoff games)
      • Donor name displayed on the UMHS LED Marquee on Terwood Road
    • $1,000 Donation
      • Half-page thanks to organization, business or individual(s) in Dedication Program Booklet
      • Invitation to the UMB3 Dedication Celebration
      • Name on permanent plaque at the monument
      • Name featured on District website homepage for six months
      • Donor name displayed on the UMHS LED Marquee on Terwood Road
    • $5,000.00 Donation - All recognitions for $1,000 donation, PLUS:
      • Full page thanks to organization, business or individual(s) in dedication booklet
      • Photo/press release opportunity
      • Donor name on permanent plaque at the bear monument
      • Donor recognition displayed prominently on our District website for one year
      • Sponsorship banner (provided by the donor), displayed in stadium for two years

    The unveiling of UMB3 will be unveiled at the first home football game of the 2018-2019 school year, followed by the Dedication Celebration Program during the Homecoming Football Game.


    UMB3 will be a lasting icon that all of the Upper Moreland family can be proud of! Be part of this once-in-a-lifetime acquistion by lending your support and donate today!

    If you are donating on behalf of a student, please complete the form below the PayPal button.

    Don't want to donate electronically?
    Click this link for a printable donation form.

    Make your checks payable to: School District of Upper Moreland Township