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

Current Fundraisers

We have a number of current and ongoing fundraisers, both from the school and from our Parent Society

Spring Plant Fundraiser

Last year's popular Spring Plant Fundraiser is back!  Check out the attached flyer for all the details!


Skip The Depot

Do you have bottles, cans and other recyclables taking up space in your garage?  You can have Skip the Depot come and pick up from your house.  In turn your recycling donation will go to support and enhance student learning at Dr. Freda Miller School.  Click here to go to the link to schedule a pickup.


Mabel's Labels

Mabel’s Labels provides durable, waterproof labels for anything from water bottles to mittens to shoes. Enter our school in the Select a Fundraiser menu to place an order today. A portion of every sale will come back to the school!  www.mabelslabels.ca


Cobs Bread

Mention our school when you shop at Cobs Bread in Shawnessy or Okotoks Centennial Village and 10%  of your purchase will be donated back to the school! You can also use donation code 12430 at Shawnessy or 12431 at Okotoks


Previous Fundraisers

Winter Plants and Chocolates
We have two exciting fundraisers beginning November 1 and running until November 16. Funds raised will be going towards enrichment learning experiences for the students such as residency programs, classroom library books and land-based learning resources. 

The first is a Purdys Christmas Chocolate fundraiser. There are many options from gift boxes, to stocking stuffers, to classic favourites like Hedgehogs. You can purchase through our fundraiser page at https://fundraising.purdys.com/1367207-86364. Please feel free to share this link with family and friends to help us reach our $1000 fundraising goal. You can view all of the delicious options here

The second fundraiser is a Winter Plants fundraiser through Growing Smiles. Available for purchase are a variety of beautiful plants such as poinsettia, wreaths, indoor planters and hanging greenery. Please follow our fundraising link (and share with friends!) to order: https://dfmschool.growingsmilesfundraising.com

Product pick up for both fundraisers will be at Dr. Freda Miller School on December 2, from 3:00pm-5:30pm. Chocolate orders that are not picked up on December 2 will be sent home with students on December 3.

We have included a package here that you can download that includes flyers and paper order forms for each fundraiser as well. If you would like to collect orders from family and friends you may find these helpful, however, you must place and pay for all orders though the web links above by November 16.

Please reach out to the Enrichment Society if you have any questions at admin@dfmses.com.  Thank you for your continued support in creating a fabulous learning environment for the students at Dr. Freda Miller School!

Fall Fitness and Fundraising

We are partnering up with Commit Fitness on a unique fundraising opportunity. One of our Dr. Freda Miller School parents is a trainer and running an outdoor bootcamp in the fall. For every DFM mom that signs up 25% will be donated to the school. Please see the attached August 2021 Newsletter for a flyer with more information. 

Coco Brooks on our Fill Your Freezer Playground Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Coco Brooks on our Fill Your Freezer Playground Fundraiser. Thanks to you we were able to meet and exceed our goal is to raise $1200. 

Pink Shirt Day Orders

A huge thank you to everyone who was able to participate in our Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser. We were able to raise $1000 towards the build of our new playground! We should be receiving our order by February 17. Raising funds for a playground is a big undertaking and we are so thankful for the support from the school community. We look forward to seeing everyone supporting inclusion and anti-bullying on Pink Shirt Day, February 24!


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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.  ​

RT @DFMSLivingstone: An overhead projector will always be one of my favourite tools in a classroom! #drfredamillerschool https://t.co/DWFGLsTIzJ

RT @DFMSES: We need your help! We are several volunteers short for handing out Coco Brooks orders this Wednesday. If you can spare an hour we would appreciate the help 😃 You will get to check out the school and you can even bring your kiddos if needed! Sign up here: https://t.co/tBxVgfDBCF https://t.co/cf8xmqZ9fJ

RT @DFMSJensen: Grade 4 went on a hike to think about what animal we connect with. How better to think about this than being in nature! We came so close to the squirrel and a chickadee even landed on one of our classmate’s hand for a brief moment!🐿 #drfredamillerschool https://t.co/snLHY7D1na

RT @DFMSES: Happy Family Day everyone! Just a reminder that there are 2 more days to get in your Coco Brooks orders for our March 9 delivery day. Fill your freezer with delicious pizza or ready-to-bake cookie dough! https://t.co/hticCNjxjI

RT @DFMSES: Hey DFM families! We've partnered with @SkipTheDepot, a bottle collection service that will let you donate your bottle refund directly to us! They'll even pick them up for you. Download the app today and select our charity upon refund. https://t.co/9kb2JDiHIo