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

Coco Brooks Fill your Freezer in February Fundraiser

G. P. Vanier Parent Council would like to invite you to support our students in their learning and building a larger sense of community within the school! We are hoping to raise $2000 to support CTS courses, PE programs and help enrich the learning of all students.

February 1: This fundraising event will BEGIN Tuesday February 1st. Use the directions below to place your order! 

February 14: All orders will be DUE Monday February 14th - please note that no orders will be accepted after this date. 

February 28: Items will be delivered to GP Vanier for PICK UP Monday February 28th.


  1. Use the following link for direct access: OR go to and enter the following Invitation code: erses-pogos
  2. Once you are at the Welcome page: Sign Up or Log in if you already have participated in a Coco Brooks fundraiser in the past
  3. To place an order for the Fill Your Freezer in February event- click ADD ORDER and complete the Customer Section.  Please note the Seller will be listed as T. Goodwin as they are organizing the event- so thank you to the Goodwin family!
  4. Complete your selection and Pay DIRECTLY on the website with interact or credit card
  5. Items will be delivered to GP Vanier for PICK UP Monday February 28th- please ensure you are able to pick up on this day! A confirmed time will be sent a week before!

Please note: If you have started an order online but haven’t finished it yet and would like to finish it some other time, please go back to the order that you created under the orders tab.  Do not add a new order as this will create duplicates in the system and will be left as open orders on the website.  When you are under the orders tab, click the order id number to view the order that you have started.  You can then finalize and pay for it once all the products that you want to purchase are in. If you have entered your e-mail address when you add an order, you will receive a copy of the receipt in the e-mail address that you provided.

If you have any questions or issues with your order- the campaign organizer: Lisa Goodwin can be reached at:

Thank you for your time and investment in our children’s learning!
GP Vanier Parent Council

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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.  ​

Today is the first public meeting of the Board of Trustees for the 2022-23 school year. Join in-person or stream the meeting online. Please note the new meeting start time of 11 a.m. #yycbe

We were pleased to host Ministers Nicolaides and LaGrange at @BownessHighCBE today for the announcement of Apprenticeship Day in Alberta. Culinary student Evan provided a tour of the industrial kitchen at the school. #WeAreCBE

RT @tuscany_cbe: Setting up our display at @yyCBEdu Education Centre which illustrates our journey of ahsokiniksii (to be wisely aware & to notice deeply) & ohkakiiyosit (when knowledge branches out). Ss created land-art to demonstrate their learning. #landbasedlearning @Indigenous_cbe @CbeArea1

There are no classes for CBE students on Friday, Sept. 23 because it’s a system-wide non-instructional day. Have a fun, safe long weekend! #WeAreCBE

RT @cranston_school: Grade threes are building their knowledge of the Holistic Lifelong Learning Framework! #wearecbe @Indigenous_cbe