Fundraising

The volunteers of Connaught PS School Council fundraise to support initiatives that enhance the school experience for all Connaught Students, as identified by the school community and agreed at the School Council Meetings. 

With the generosity of the local community, we have been able to pay for the following items not met by the school board's budget:

  • COVID Related Support
    • Goggle Subsidy for support staff
    • Bins to quarantine outdoor gym equipment
    • Pool Noodles for distanced play
  • Schoolyard Renewal (2015-2019)
    • Nature Education Centre
    • New Kinder Yard
    • New turf
  • Teacher Wishlist
    • Luv2Groove Virtual Dance Party
    • Additional Chromebooks and iPads
    • Beebots and light tables for Kinders
  • Intramural sports jerseys
  • Assisting teachers with materials for in-class activities
  • Field Trip Subsidies
    • School Buses
    • Grade 6 Overnight Trip
Without the funds raised by the Connaught PS School Council, many of the initiatives listed above would simply not happen.

If you have a new idea or are interested in joining the fundraising committee, please send an email to sc-connaughtps@ocdsb.ca.


Ongoing Fundraisers

With this year's COVID-19 restrictions, we have been unable to hold a number of our in person fundraising events.  The Fundraising Committee has gone online and has started the following fundraisers that will run all year:

  • Chapters Indigo
    • Order anything online - including gift cards! - and Indigo will donate up to 15% at no extra cost to Connaught School Council
  • Mabel's Labels
    • Buy cute labels for school, daycare, sports, and home, and we’ll receive 20% commission on everything!
    FlipGive
    • Buy gift cards at your favourite grocery store, gas station, pharmacy, restaurant or retail store and donate to Connaught School Council at the same time!
  • Plantables
    • Support Connaught’s Nature Education Centre by purchasing vegetable and herb seedlings for your own garden! 10% of your purchase goes directly to this project.
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