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 2021-22  school year. Keep scrolling below for more details!

  • Casino - October 18 and 19, 2021 
  •  Fun Lunch  -  October 25 (Subway), January 24 (Pizza), April 25 (Subway), May 16 (Pizza)
  • Popcorn Day - September 28, November 30, February 24
  • Purdy's Chocolate (November - December 2021) - to be confirmed 
  • Veseys Seeds (Spring 2022) - 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.

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

2021-22 Healthy Hunger Fun Lunch Dates:

  • October  25, 2021
  • January 24, 2022
  • April  25, 2022
  • May  16, 2022

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

Popcorn Days

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

  • September 28, 2021
  • November 30, 2021
  • February 24, 2022

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 

  • ​Contact our principal to ensure these supplies or equipment  are needed and can be used by the school.  ​

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