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Fundraising Society

Friends of Lois E. Hole School Enhancement Society


Who Are We?

Friends of Lois E. Hole (LEH) School Enhancement Society was formed in 2016 and aims to enrich learning and engagement by providing extracurricular activities and special community events to students, families, and the wider community. The goal of Friends of LEH is to create a supportive, caring environment where childhood relationships nurture for a lifetime.  We value parent and school staff feedback to determine the direction of our fundraising efforts and to identify key areas where funds raised can benefit the students and the school.

For 2019-20, the Friends of Lois E. Hole Enhancement Society Executive includes:
  • Kerri Groff - Co-Chair
  • Kari McKnight - Co-Chair
  • Beth Rogers - Treasurer
  • Christa Lucyk - Secretary

Meeting Dates for the 2020-21 school year

Monday, September 28 (first meeting of the year)
Monday, October 19
Monday, November 16
December TBD
Monday, January 18
Monday, February 22 (delayed by one week due to Family Day)
Monday, March 22 (prior to Spring Break)
Monday, April 26 (delayed due to PD on the 19th)
Monday, May 17
June TBD


What do we do?


Friends of LEH engage in multiple fund raising events throughout the year. Some examples include:

  • Fun Lunch through Healthy Hunger
    • Last year, we delivered over 11,000 lunches and raised over $13,000 through fun lunch sales!
  • Staff Appreciation Events
  • Thanksgiving One-Stop-Shop Sales (Stawnichy's, Purdy's)
  • Monster Mash Halloween Dance
  • Christmas Market
  • Easter Chocolate Sales (Purdy's)
  • Oilers Night
  • End of School BBQ and Carnival
  • Mabel's Labels
    • Go to mabelslabels.ca
    • Click on Support a Fundraiser and search for Friends of Lois E. Hole (St. Albert)
    • Friends of LEH earns 20% on these sales.
  • Oliver's Labels
  • Boston Pizza
    • Bring in your receipt to the school office and a portion of the sales go directly to the school!
  • COBS Bakery Dough Raiser
    • Visit the St. Albert Gateway Village location and tell them you are with Lois E. Hole School; a portion of the purchase will go directly to the school
  • Applying for community and government grants, casino funds
  • Davison Orchards Apple/Pear fundraiser

 

 



What does the fundraising go to?

Fundraising efforts benefit our school in many ways, including:
  • Playground Maintenance
  • Reusable cutlery for each classroom
  • Pink shirt day t-shirts
  • Planning for future technological needs for classrooms
  • Outdoor space enhancements
  • Gym equipment


How can I get involved or Find out more?

Our group welcomes donations that can be made throughout the year.  Parents and supporters can donate directly to the Friends of LEH Enhancement Society. We gratefully accept monetary donations, or donations in-kind.
To donate, you may also click here or you may make the donation through your PowerSchool account (click here to access your PowerSchool account). 
Parents that are looking for a chance to get involved can contact any member of our Executive via our email: LEHfriendssociety@gmail.com

We also welcome any questions about our activities! 


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Friends of LEH News


Hello Families! Exciting news!! We are once again running our Davison Apple/Pear fundraiser! The due date for orders is very quick so it’s important to get your order in on time. For those of you new to our school this is a wonderful opportunity to support our ‘local’ (local to our BC Okanagan) fruit producers and have fresh healthy school lunch snacks. The apples and pears keep very well and on Davison Orchards website is an excellent description of the apple varieties. Many families in the past have also opted to order an extra case or two to send into schools for lunch/breakfast programs or to the food bank.
Click here for the flyer.
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