There are many ways you can contribute to our school’s success, and make a difference for our school and our students. In our school, this can include providing in-kind donations, contributing cash and lending expertise and technical knowledge. Connect with our principal on what may be appropriate. For more information on ways to give to CBE, visit Donate ​on the CBE website.​​​

Grocery Card Program - Coming in MAY!

This year's Grocery and Gift Card Program will be running in May! We will be sending out order forms to parents shortly after the Easter break. We will once again be offering Co-op and Safeway gift cards for purchase. We will also provide the access information on how you can purchase Indigo gift cards, of which the school receives a 15% rebate on all card sales. The grocery cards give the ESFS anywhere from 5%-9% in return, depending on the total value of gross card sales. The more cards purchased by our parents means the school receives higher rebates. The proceeds from this fundraising program help with the purchase of educational enrichment items such as library books, musical instruments, technology and field trips.  

Order forms will be sent home with students as well as sent electronically in the weekly update messages to parents. 

Fundraising Plan and Survey

ESFS is currently working on drafting a survey that will be sent out to all parents in late April. We will be asking for your feedback on how we fundraise for school programs, activities and teaching tools that ESFS currently funds each year for the school. Please keep an eye out for this survey. We hope to get a strong response from parents as the information and answers we receive will help us to develop a future fundraising strategy for our school. 

Elboya School Playground Project | Dec. 20, 2018

Dear Elboya School Community,

On behalf of the Elboya School Playground Project Committee, we would like to express our sincere thanks for your generosity and contributions to the Playground Project. We have successfully met and surpassed our fundraising goal of raising $125,000 due to our amazing school community and local organizations who have donated to the project, whether that was in a donation, buying a raffle ticket or an auction item - thank you!!!

Sincerely,

Kristy Howe, Project Lead, Elboya School Playground Project Committee
Elboya Parent Fundraising Society

Fundraising Breakdown

Below is a detailed description of our current fundraising as of December 20, 2018.

Cheque Writing Campaign

Thank you to all of our supporters who have contributed. Our goal was to raise $60,000. To date, we have raised $73,185! This fundraising initiative was crucial for the CFEP grant submission.

CFEP Grant

The committee is currently working very hard on preparing our CFEP application, which matches donations up to $125,000. We now have $126,240 in confirmed funds. The CFEP grant application is due in mid-January, 2019. We are still accepting donations as well if you are still looking to support this project. Tax receipts are eligible for donations $25 and up. If you have any questions, please contact Kristy Howe or Kathryn Whelan at elboyafundraising@gmail.com.

Fundraisers & Donations

Grocery Card Program - Coming in MAY!

This year's Grocery and Gift Card Program will be running in May! We will be sending out order forms to parents shortly after the Easter break. We will once again be offering Co-op and Safeway gift cards for purchase. We will also provide the access information on how you can purchase Indigo gift cards, of which the school receives a 15% rebate on all card sales. The grocery cards give the ESFS anywhere from 5%-9% in return, depending on the total value of gross card sales. The more cards purchased by our parents means the school receives higher rebates. The proceeds from this fundraising program help with the purchase of educational enrichment items such as library books, musical instruments, technology and field trips.  

Order forms will be sent home with students as well as sent electronically in the weekly update messages to parents. 

Fundraising Plan and Survey

ESFS is currently working on drafting a survey that will be sent out to all parents in late April. We will be asking for your feedback on how we fundraise for school programs, activities and teaching tools that ESFS currently funds each year for the school. Please keep an eye out for this survey. We hope to get a strong response from parents as the information and answers we receive will help us to develop a future fundraising strategy for our school. 

Elboya School Playground Project | Dec. 20, 2018

Dear Elboya School Community,

On behalf of the Elboya School Playground Project Committee, we would like to express our sincere thanks for your generosity and contributions to the Playground Project. We have successfully met and surpassed our fundraising goal of raising $125,000 due to our amazing school community and local organizations who have donated to the project, whether that was in a donation, buying a raffle ticket or an auction item - thank you!!!

Sincerely,

Kristy Howe, Project Lead, Elboya School Playground Project Committee
Elboya Parent Fundraising Society

Fundraising Breakdown

Below is a detailed description of our current fundraising as of December 20, 2018.

Cheque Writing Campaign

Thank you to all of our supporters who have contributed. Our goal was to raise $60,000. To date, we have raised $73,185! This fundraising initiative was crucial for the CFEP grant submission.

CFEP Grant

The committee is currently working very hard on preparing our CFEP application, which matches donations up to $125,000. We now have $126,240 in confirmed funds. The CFEP grant application is due in mid-January, 2019. We are still accepting donations as well if you are still looking to support this project. Tax receipts are eligible for donations $25 and up. If you have any questions, please contact Kristy Howe or Kathryn Whelan at elboyafundraising@gmail.com.

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Donating to Our School

From a donations perspective, ways to give to our school include:

  • Contributing cash: donations over $25 are tax deductible and cheques can be made out to the Calgary Board of Education

  • Providing in-kind donations: to donate school supplies and equipment, contact us directly

Connect with our Principal for more information. 

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