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


William Reid's biennial Oktoberfest fundraiser rallies parents, teachers, students and friends of William Reid School to raise needed funds to support our amazing school and staff! Items such as computers / technology, student agendas, student assistance, and teacher resources. These are some examples of how these funds are used to enhance your child’s experience at William Reid School. The next Oktoberfest fundraiser is October / November 2025. Please visit to view our 2023 event.

EvenStart Hampers

Every year, William Reid students and their families 'adopt' families in need through the support of the charity, Evenstart, in their endeavor to help families in need within the Calgary Area. If you are interested in helping out on the Evenstart committee please contact School Council (

Manchester Bottle Depot Donation

Manchester Bottle Depot – 410 – 38a Ave SE Calgary Alberta 

All parents can drop off their used bottles and containers at Manchester Bottle Depot and donate them to William Reid School. We appreciate all donations. Just let them know that you want to donate to “William Reid School”.  

Mabels Labels

Let’s eliminate our lost and found! WRSFS is fundraising with Mabel’s Labels, a leading provider of personalized labels that are as tough as they are cute. Easy, online ordering gets your labels dispatched within one business day to your door. By visiting Mabel's Labels you are supporting our school's programs when you make a purchase of your own. 

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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!​