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.​​​

Fundraisers & Donations

Upcoming Fundraisers(s):

Davison's Orchard Apple Fundraiser
 1.     Orders are due by October 17th and payment can be submitted via e-transfer to mcschoolcouncil@gmail.com (password: apple123)
 2.     Parents are asked to submit the total number of each type of apple sold and complete one e-transfer on behalf of their supporters. The online form is to be submitted by Marion Carson parents only. 
 3.     Please see the online order form here https://form.jotform.com/232484713326254  

Volunteers will help organize the apples when they are delivered to the school and help parents load boxes if necessary. This volunteering does not require a police security clearance.
To volunteer for the Davison's Orchard Apple Fundraiser please click here

Halloween Dance
Marion Carson Parent Association is hosting a Halloween Dance on Friday, October 27, 2023 from 6-8pm. Children must be accompanied by a supervising adult. Costumes encouraged! Please do not have students wear costumes with any with weapons or masks covering faces.
The Halloween Dance will include: music, lights, costume contests (for kids AND adults), prizes, cash only concession and a whole lot of fun! The dance is being put on by the Parent Association and we will need volunteers (with security clearance) to make this dance happen!
Tickets to the dance are open for purchase as of October 13th   Click here to purchase tickets (opens October 13)  
There are various shifts, so those who sign up to volunteer will still be able to enjoy the dance!
To volunteer for the Halloween Dance please email mcschoolcouncil@gmail.com 


On-Going Fundraisers:

Fun Lunch Days

Please visit https://healthyhunger.ca/ to place your order. Volunteers needed to carry the prepaid lunches to the classrooms to be handed out. To volunteer for the Fun Lunch Day please email mcschoolcouncil@gmail.com.

Fun Snack Days

Please be sure to still send your child to school with appropriate food for this day. Please visit https://healthyhunger.ca/ to place your order. Volunteers needed to carry the prepaid snacks to the classrooms to be handed out. To volunteer for the Fun Snack Day please email mcschoolcouncil@gmail.com

Papa Johns Pizza Nights!
*5 locations in NW Calgary; Stadium, Nolan Hill, Arbour Lake, Trinity Hills, and Panorama
*code gets you 15% off regular priced menu items and 15% comes back to the school *Use & share code MCES15 *Dates for 2023-24: Oct 18/23, Nov 16/23, & Dec 11, 2023.

Papa Johns Pizza Nights!
*5 locations in NW Calgary; Stadium, Nolan Hill, Arbour Lake, Trinity Hills, and Panorama *code gets you 15% off regular priced menu items and 15% comes back to the school *Use & share code MCES15 (online orders only) *Upcoming Dates; Oct 18/23, Nov 16/23, & Dec 11, 2023.

Mabel’s Labels

Durable labels that keep your student's belongings out of the lost & found! They have expanded their product line with wall decals, dissolvable lunch box labels, allergy alert labels, and personalized book labels (just to name a few). 1.     Visit  https://mabelslabels.ca/en_CA/...
2.     Click "Support a Fundraiser" & choose Marion Carson School (Calgary) 
3.     Choose your labels and have everything shipped directly to your home.


Cheque Writing Campaign (school-run initiative) We are accepting donation in the following ways:
Online through Education Matters: At the top of the www.educationmatters.ca website go to Schools, then Donate to Your School. You will then be prompted to select Marion Carson School and fill out the information. Choose “Marion Carson School
By Text: supporters can text EdMatters MARION to 30333 to donate $5 or $10 to Marion Carson School. The donation will be added to the donor’s monthly cellphone bill.
By Cheque: Please drop off the cheque at the school office with the following details...             
i.     Write cheque to EducationMatters
ii.     Cheque must include name, address, and email


*Although our specific cheque writing / donation campaign ran in 2022 from November to December, we accept donations at any time throughout the year through the above methods. Thank you in advance for your support.


Past Fundraising Success

- Casino Fundraiser: Our School Council / Parent Association-led casino was held November 9th and 10th! This is the largest fundraiser for our school typically raising between $50-$70,000. Thank you to all volunteers and coordinators who made this event possible.

- Jump Rope for Heart

- Loonies for Literacy

- Purdys

- Bottle Drive

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​​​Donating to Our School

Ways to give to our school include:

Monetary (cash) donation

  • I wish to receive a tax receipt for my donation. Tax receipts will be issued for donations of $20 or more.
    • Visit the EducationMatters online donation webpage to make a donation. (Preferred donation method)
    • Write a cheque payable to EducationMatters  (all one word) and include the name of our school and the specific program, activity or item you want your donation to support in the 'memo' section. Give the cheque to the school or mail it to: EducationMatters, 1221 8 Street SW Calgary, AB T2R 0L4
  • I do not wish to receive a tax receipt for my donation
    • ​Write a cheque made payable to Calgary Board of Education  and include the name of our school and the specific program, activity or item you want your donation to support in the 'memo' section. Give the cheque to the school.

In-kind donations of school supplies or equipment 

  • Please complete this form | In-kind Donations Form
    If you have multiple items in different categories, please fill out the form for each item. This will help us to process your offer more efficiently.

Thank you for thinking of our school!​