Schools in Need

Browse all our Schools in Need or explore the map below.November 30th 2020: Approximately 74 of the over 100 application received this year have been posted. More to follow...
(Only 40 summaries show on this page, click "Older Campaigns" at the bottom of the page to see more of this year's applications.)

2020 Mary Jane Shannon Elementary: Emergency Fund

2020 Mary Jane Shannon Elementary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $2,500 Mary Jane Shannon Elementary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With an enrolment of 350 students in grades K-7, 23% of our families...

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2020 Maple Ridge Secondary: NET Program

2020 Maple Ridge Secondary: NET Program

Nutrition Education Training (NET) Program  $5,000 The NET program is a lunch program for students who have been identified by staff as being in need of food (lunch and or...

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2020 Maple Ridge Secondary: Breakfast Club

2020 Maple Ridge Secondary: Breakfast Club

Breakfast Club  $7,000 Our aim is to provide a balanced nutritious breakfast twice per week to approximately 100 students each day.   As well, we will provide snacks and juices...

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2020 M.B. Sanford Elementary: Emergency Fund

2020 M.B. Sanford Elementary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $2,500 Several of the 510 students at M.B. Sanford face daily and complex challenges – lack of food, no transportation, no consistent home base, inability to cover extra...

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2020 Lord Selkirk Elementary: Embracing, Adapting and Excelling

2020 Lord Selkirk Elementary: Embracing, Adapting and Excelling

Embracing, Adapting and Excelling  $17,500 In a nutshell, our project proposal this year has to do with managing and adjusting to our new normal here at Selkirk. There are many...

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2020 Lena Shaw Elementary: Emergency Fund

2020 Lena Shaw Elementary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $3,500 Lena Shaw Elementary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With enrolment of 546 students in grades K-7, 21% of our families are defined...

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2020 Kwantlen Park Secondary: Emergency Fund

2020 Kwantlen Park Secondary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $5,000 Kwantlen Park Secondary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With enrolment of more than 1400 students in grades 8-12, 23% of our families...

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2020 Kirkbride Elementary: Emergency Fund

2020 Kirkbride Elementary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $2,500 Kirkbride Elementary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With enrolment of 347 students in grades K-12 20% of our families are defined as...

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2020 King George Secondary: Equity of Access – Technology

2020 King George Secondary: Equity of Access – Technology

Equity of Access – Technology  $20,000 New this year, RISE Blocks – providing support for our most vulnerable learners. We need 16 laptops and a charging cart to make the...

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2020 Kennedy Trail Elementary: Breakfast Program and Emergency Fund

2020 Kennedy Trail Elementary: Breakfast Program and Emergency Fund

Breakfast Program and Emergency Fund  $2,000 The breakfast program at Kennedy Trail Elementary ensures we meet the basic needs of our most vulnerable students by providing them with a healthy...

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2020 Kateslem Youth Society: Feeding hungry children

2020 Kateslem Youth Society: Feeding hungry children

Feeding Hungry Children  $20,000 The Kateslem Youth Society has operating since 2000, providing after-school care and activities for children in Coquitlam’s elementary and middle schools. Kateslem will continue to deliver...

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2020 K.B. Woodward Elementary: Emergency Fund

2020 K.B. Woodward Elementary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $2,500 K.B. Woodward Elementary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With enrolment of more than 600 students in grades K-7, 27% of our families...

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2020 Johnston Heights Secondary: Emergency Fund

2020 Johnston Heights Secondary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $5,000 Johnston Heights Secondary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With enrolment of more than 1300 students in grades 8-12, 20% of our families...

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2020 John Barsby Community School: Food Program

2020 John Barsby Community School: Food Program

Food Program  $10,000 The teaching chef at John Barsby Community School is attempting to create a program to address the food security and structural inequity issues seen in the new...

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2020 James Ardiel Elementary: Emergency Fund

2020 James Ardiel Elementary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $4,500 James Ardiel Elementary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With an enrolment of just over 440 students in grades K-7, 21% of our...

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2020 Surrey Schools: SSD Interagency Alternative Trees and Foundations Food Program

2020 Surrey Schools: SSD Interagency Alternative Trees and Foundations Food Program

Interagency Alternative Trees and Foundations Food Program  $5,000 Many students that attend Interagency Alternative Schools come to school without eating breakfast in the morning and often don’t bring a lunch....

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2020 Surrey Schools: SSD Clubhouse 36

2020 Surrey Schools: SSD Clubhouse 36

Clubhouse 36  $10,000 Holly Elementary, Lena Shaw Elementary and Georges Vanier Elementary The Surrey School District is the largest of the 60 school districts in BC with 126 schools and...

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2020 Holly Elementary: Emergency Food Vouchers

2020 Holly Elementary: Emergency Food Vouchers

Emergency Food Vouchers  $3,500 Holly Elementary is a level 1 designed inner city school in Surrey. With an enrolment of 481 students in grades K-7, 44% of our families are...

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2020 Guildford Park Secondary: Emergency Fund and Food Program

2020 Guildford Park Secondary: Emergency Fund and Food Program

Emergency Fund and Food Program  $5,000 Guildford Park Secondary is a designated high needs inner city schools in Surrey. With an enrolment of more than 1350 students in grades 8-12,...

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2020 Greater Heights Learning Academy: ipads ilearn

2020 Greater Heights Learning Academy: ipads ilearn

ipads ilearn  $7,000 After the pandemic we have had to make many changes to the way we deliver our curriculum. The biggest hurdle; some of our students now working remotely...

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2020 Genesis Central: Foods Home Project

2020 Genesis Central: Foods Home Project

Foods Home Project  $5,000 This is a Foods program for students and their families in crisis, in poverty, and with low functioning life skills. This funding will provide them with...

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2020 Forsyth Road Elementary: Emergency Fund

2020 Forsyth Road Elementary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $2,500 Forsyth Road Elementary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With an enrolment of over 325 students in grades K-7, 36% of our families...

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2020 Douglas Park Community School: Breakfast Program

2020 Douglas Park Community School: Breakfast Program

Breakfast Program  $9,000 The Douglas Park Breakfast program has been operating for more than 25 years. It serves the low income community of Langley City. This community has a high...

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2020 David Brankin Elementary: Breakfast Program and Emergency Fund

2020 David Brankin Elementary: Breakfast Program and Emergency Fund

Breakfast Program and Emergency Fund  $5,000 The breakfast program at David Brankin ensures we meet the basic needs of our most vulnerable students by providing them with a healthy meal...

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2020 Courtenay Elementary School: Getting at the Root of Why Children Can’t Read

2020 Courtenay Elementary School: Getting at the Root of Why Children Can’t Read

Getting at the Root of Why Children Can’t Read  $450 The purpose of this project (inquiry) is to use the latest brain research and reading research to get non-readers at...

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2020 CABE: Supporting Vulnerable Youth

2020 CABE: Supporting Vulnerable Youth

Supporting Vulnerable Youth  $35,000 Coquitlam Alternative Basic Education – this project will shift the way we are able to support our students and will provide all of them with essential...

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2020 Surrey Schools: SSD Community Schools Emergency Fund

2020 Surrey Schools: SSD Community Schools Emergency Fund

Surrey Community Schools Emergency Fund  $1,000 There are 36 designated high needs inner city schools in Surrey. At these schools, 20-40% of our families are defined as low income, 20-35%...

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2020 Surrey Schools: SSD Learning Centres Emergency Fund

2020 Surrey Schools: SSD Learning Centres Emergency Fund

Learning Centres Emergency Fund  $10,000 City Central, Guildford Park and North Surrey are three of five Learning Centres in the Surrey School District. Despite small populations of approximately 200 students each, we have...

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2020 Centennial Secondary: Grab and Go Food Program

2020 Centennial Secondary: Grab and Go Food Program

Grab and Go Food Program  $1,000 We have already been doing this for over a year. We have grab and go stations that students can grab healthy foods and drinks...

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2020 Cedar Hills Elementary: Emergency Fund

2020 Cedar Hills Elementary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $2,500 Cedar Hills Elementary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With an enrolment of 350 students in grades K-7, 25% of our families are...

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2020 Britannia Secondary: Breakfast Program

2020 Britannia Secondary: Breakfast Program

Breakfast Program  $6,000 To provide food security for our students we plan to purchase gift cards for local grocery stores to enable students to buy food and other necessities. Many...

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2020 Britannia Elementary: Emergency Pantry

2020 Britannia Elementary: Emergency Pantry

Emergency Pantry  $5,000 The purpose of the emergency pantry is to meet the urgent and immediate challenges students and families are having in meeting their basic needs. The main goal...

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2020 Bridgeview Elementary: Emergency Fund

2020 Bridgeview Elementary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $2,000 Bridgeview Elementary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With an enrolment of over 150 students in grades K-7, 25% of our families are...

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2020 Bonaccord Elementary: Emergency Fund

2020 Bonaccord Elementary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $2,500 Bonaccord Elementary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With enrolment of 499 students in grades K-7, 20% of our families are defined as...

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2020 Backpack Buddies

2020 Backpack Buddies

Backpack Buddies  $30,000 Over the weekend, children in food insecure households often do not eat properly, or at all. Working with over 100 schools in the BC Lower Mainland, on...

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2020 Aries Program VASS: Aries Program

2020 Aries Program VASS: Aries Program

VASS: Aries Program  $3,900 We would like to purchase rain jackets and boots for the students as we are now doing P.E. and gardening outside and many of our youth...

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2020 Surrey Schools: SSD Attendance Matters

2020 Surrey Schools: SSD Attendance Matters

Attendance Matters  $100,000 The Surrey School District is the largest school district in BC with over 73,000 students. Each of the schools submitted on this application are designated inner city...

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2020 Adopt-a-School

2020 Adopt-a-School

The Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund starts our 10th annual Adopt-a-School campaign this fall knowing that there are more heartbreaking stories out there of public school children living without basics such as food, clothing and security. We also know that Vancouver Sun readers — who since 1981 have supported the fund’s charitable work and the programs that we provide to help needy children — will continue to help us improve this situation.  We are grateful for that, and for the opportunity to make a difference.  Which is why we are once again asking for your support....

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COVID-19

COVID-19

As we weather the current crisis regarding COVID-19 we would like to assure our donors and those who benefit from their generosity that we are looking at ways to continue providing food to schoolchildren despite school closures....

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χpey̓ Elementary: Enhanced Services

χpey̓ Elementary: Enhanced Services

χpey̓ is the only Indigenous Choice school for the Vancouver School District. Families and caregivers send their children to be immersed and learn via aboriginal ways of knowing, being, and...

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