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

Donations

  • Pants (all sizes, girls and boys) 
  • Lego or other building toys for inside recess days

Ear Buds

Donate unused iPhone ear bud / microphone sets for students to use in the Learning Commons.

Fundraising 

Mabel's Labels

Mabel’s Labels offers affordably priced, excellent quality, personalized labels that can be used for almost anything: water bottles, backpacks, lunch bags and containers.

They also have labels specifically for clothing use that are durable and washable. They are an excellent way to ensure your child’s clothing and lunch stuff stay out of the lost and found. If you order through Chaparral School, you can help raise funds for the school as well!

Simply go to 

campaigns.mabelslabels.com Select Chaparral Elementary School (Calgary) and begin your label shopping!

Other Fundraisers

We are planning the following fundraising initiatives for the 2022-23  school year. Keep scrolling below for more details!

  • Casino - new date coming soon! 
  • Fun Lunch  -  November 17 (Subway), January 26 (Pizza), March 16 Subway), May 18 (Pizza)
  • Popcorn Day - October 20, December 15, February 9, April 20, June 15 (Grade 6 fundraiser)
  • Cookie Fundraiser - November  (to be confirmed)
  • Purdy's Chocolate - November to December (to be confirmed)

For information on the CBE's guidelines for school-based fundraising, visit the CBE website.


Fun Lunches

The Chaparral School Council is happy to announce that it will be hosting monthly Fun Lunches & Popcorn Days through Healthy Hunger. Healthy Hunger is a secure website where parents can order fun lunches and popcorn for their children all at once or monthly. Please note that Fun Lunches are for Grades 1 - 6 only, as Kindergarten is only here for 1/2 days. 

Here is the link for ordering: www.healthyhunger.ca

Please note: Popcorn orders are available K-Grade 6, Fun Lunches are available only for Grades 1-6 because KG does not eat lunch at school.

To register please go to: www.healthyhunger.ca and click “register student” to get started.

Healthy Hunger Fun Lunch Dates:

    November 17 (Subway)
    January 26 (Pizza)
    March 16 Subway)
    May 18 (Pizza)

All online Fun Lunch orders are due 6 days before each Fun Lunch date.

Popcorn Days

Kernels Popcorn is also ordered through the Healthy Hunger website.  www.healthyhunger.ca. Kindergarten students are able to participate in this program.  Popcorn days are: 

    October 20
    December 15
    February 9
    April 20
    June 15 (Grade 6 fundraiser)

Did you know our school receives 50% of the funds received on Popcorn Days!


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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!​

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