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):

Cheque Writing Campaign (school-run initiative)

We are accepting donation in the following ways:

    1. Online through Education Matters: At the top of the 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
    2. 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.
    3. 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

On-Going Fundraisers:

PURDYS Christmas Fundraiser

Purdys has a variety of sweet treats and are a great option for family, friends, neighbours, colleagues, mail carrier, and more! Join our campaign and shop at: OR search Customer#58580 (please create accounts in your name, not your child’s) ONLINE ORDERS ONLY - open until Nov 19, 2022
Order pickup: DATE: Sun Dec 4 – 1pm-6pm & Wed Dec 7 – 3pm-7pm
Location: 236 Varsity Green Bay, N.W. *Bring ID - no pickup permitted outside of above times*
 If you have any questions you can email your fundraising coordinator directly at  

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: Nov 24/22, Dec 22/22, Jan 25/23, Feb 16/23  

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
2.     Click "Support a Fundraiser" & choose Marion Carson School (Calgary) 
3.     Choose your labels and have everything shipped directly to your home.

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

- 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!​

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