Schools in Need

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2021 Adopt-a-School

2021 Adopt-a-School

The Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund has been running our Adopt-a-School campaign for a decade now. This last year has been a challenging one, and we know that the need for...

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2020 Coquitlam’s Alternative 10-12 Program

2020 Coquitlam’s Alternative 10-12 Program

Students coming to school cold, wet and hungry already face so many barriers to learning. We're trying to take down some of those barriers by providing some of the basics that many children can take for granted - like food and warm clothing....

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2020 Technology & Literacy Requests

2020 Technology & Literacy Requests

Adopt-a-School – 2020 Technology & Literacy Requests For a decade, Adopt-a-School’s primary focus has been on ensuring that students aren’t hungry, are clothed and have learning experiences that will enable...

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2020 Surrey Schools: SSD Safe Schools/WRAP Around Emergency Fund

2020 Surrey Schools: SSD Safe Schools/WRAP Around Emergency Fund

Safe Schools/WRAP Around Emergency Fund  $10,000 The Surrey School District’s Safe Schools department currently has over 80 students on their case load who are highly vulnerable and at-risk for a...

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2020 Pender Harbour Elementary – Secondary: Hot Breakfast/Lunch Program

2020 Pender Harbour Elementary – Secondary: Hot Breakfast/Lunch Program

Hot Breakfast/Lunch Program  $11,000 Our school relies on some excellent volunteer partnerships to provide tot breakfasts and lunches, and healthy snacks for students of our small rural school. Prior to...

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2020 Britannia Secondary: Outreach Alternative

2020 Britannia Secondary: Outreach Alternative

Outreach Alternative  $10,000 Outreach is an Indigenous focused school where indigenous learning and curriculum are at the forefront of all our studies. In this program we are dedicated to meeting...

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2020 Nakusp Secondary: Breakfast and Lunch Program

2020 Nakusp Secondary: Breakfast and Lunch Program

Breakfast and Lunch Program  $5,000 We currently offer hot breakfast and lunch one day a week, with cold breakfast options daily. We’d like to expand our program and offer hot...

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2020 Learning Alternatives/Vast Centre: Wearing Love

2020 Learning Alternatives/Vast Centre: Wearing Love

Vast Centre: Wearing Love  $5,000 We support the most vulnerable student population in Nanaimo. Our purpose is to improve the life chances of every student. We hope to use these...

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2020 L.A. Matheson Secondary: Emergency Fund

2020 L.A. Matheson Secondary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $2,500 L.A. Matheson Secondary is a designated high needs inner city schools in Surrey. With an enrollment of 1150 students in grades 8-12, 18% of our families are...

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Renate Mueller’s Challenge

Renate Mueller’s Challenge

Renate Mueller was planning to golf in Thailand. Instead she's donating $10,000 from her cancelled trips. She is challenging golfers, her friends, colleagues and business associates to donate, to raise $200,000 for hungry school children....

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2020 Royal Heights Elementary: Emergency Fund

2020 Royal Heights Elementary: Emergency Fund

Royal Heights Elementary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey.  With an enrolment of 211 students in grades K-7, 12% of our families are defined as low income,...

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2020 Hjorth Road Elementary: Emergency Fund

2020 Hjorth Road Elementary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $2,500 Hjorth Road Elementary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With an enrolment of 284 students in grades K-7, 34% of our families are...

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2020 Wellington Secondary: Food, Clothing & Transport

2020 Wellington Secondary: Food, Clothing & Transport

Food, Clothing & Transport  $5,000 We need funding to provide things children need to be successful in school – access to nutritional food (breakfast, lunch, snacks) and the supplies needed...

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2020 SSD Welcome Centre: Emergency Fund for New Canadian Students

2020 SSD Welcome Centre: Emergency Fund for New Canadian Students

Emergency Fund for New Canadian Students  $5000 The Welcome Centre assists English Language Learner (ELL) students and their families and eases their integration into the Surrey school system and community....

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2020 Vinery Program: Technology and Literacy

2020 Vinery Program: Technology and Literacy

Technology and Literacy   $1,000 Ball chairs support students with attention difficulties and improve their ability to stay at their desks and concentrate by providing them with an opportuity for movem....

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2020 Vinery Program: Food and Clothing

2020 Vinery Program: Food and Clothing

Food and Clothing  $3,500 The Vinery Alternative program supports approximately  15 indigenous and non-indigenous students aged between 13-16 years old from all over Vancouver. Our program culture is positive, affirming and...

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2020 VASS West Alternative Program: Clothing/Food Security/Wellness

2020 VASS West Alternative Program: Clothing/Food Security/Wellness

Clothing/Food Security/Wellness  $5,000 The purpose of this grant request is to directly support students/ and families that are in need of food security and clothing necessities. We are looking at...

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2020 Vancouver Technical Secondary: Mobile Tech Club

2020 Vancouver Technical Secondary: Mobile Tech Club

Mobile Tech Club  $25,000 Our purpose is to provide access to technology to students in need for remote learning opportunities during COVID-19. We want to ensure students are connected and...

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2020 Vancouver Technical Secondary: Breakfast Club

2020 Vancouver Technical Secondary: Breakfast Club

Breakfast Club  $17,500 This project began after students and staff learned that 25% of the students at Van Tech report some food insecurity. This project provides a free, no/low barrier,...

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2020 Vancouver Homework Club Society: Vancouver Homework Club @ Britannia

2020 Vancouver Homework Club Society: Vancouver Homework Club @ Britannia

Vancouver Homework Club @ Britannia  $5000 Homework Club runs at Britannia Secondary three nights each week (Monday, Tuesday & Thursday) from 3:00-6:30. Homework Club participants arrive on an as needed...

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2020 Uplands Park Elementary: Food Program & Clothing

2020 Uplands Park Elementary: Food Program & Clothing

Food Program & Clothing  $3,600 Uplands exists in a very transient area and as such, provides breakfast, lunch, and snacks to students in need. This need continues to grow every...

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2020 Tupper Nova: Technology

2020 Tupper Nova: Technology

Technology  $5,000 Located on the east side of Vancouver, Tupper Nova Alternative Program supports 25 youth aged 14-18 from across the district. We are a low barrier school program with...

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2020 The KidSafe Project: School Break Programs

2020 The KidSafe Project: School Break Programs

KidSafe School Break Programs  $88,000 Given the extreme uncertainty that the future holds in the context of a worldwide pandemic, our programs could take many forms this coming fall through...

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2020 Tamanawis Secondary: Emergency Fund

2020 Tamanawis Secondary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $5,000 Tamanawis Secondary is an inner city school in Surrey. With enrolment of more than 1400 students in grades 8-12, 19% of our families are defined as low...

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2020 Lord Strathcona Elementary: Strathcona Inner City Support

2020 Lord Strathcona Elementary: Strathcona Inner City Support

Strathcona Inner City Support  $15,000 The Strathcona Elementary community is in the midst of challenging times in recent months and years. Our school supports many vulnerable students and families each...

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2020 Stoney Creek Community School: Primary Literacy

2020 Stoney Creek Community School: Primary Literacy

Primary Literacy  $10,000 We are looking to start a primary reading resource library so that primary teachers are in a better position to meet the diverse needs of their learners...

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2020 Squamish Elementary: Wrapping Around Vulnerable Children

2020 Squamish Elementary: Wrapping Around Vulnerable Children

Wrapping Around Vulnerable Children  $15,000 Wrapping Around our Vulnerable Children is a program to support our most vulnerable children and families with food and clothing. Many of our children live...

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2020 Spectrum: Books and Calculators

2020 Spectrum: Books and Calculators

Books and Calculators  $2,380 Spectrum would like to purchase 3 box sets of novels for our English classes. We would also like to purchase 20 scientific calculators for our science...

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2020 Spectrum: Grocery Gift Cards

2020 Spectrum: Grocery Gift Cards

Grocery Gift Cards  $6,000 Many of the parents at spectrum lost work due to COVID and are experiencing food instability. Providing grocery gift cards for these families during this financially...

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2020 Spectrum: Christmas Hampers

2020 Spectrum: Christmas Hampers

Christmas Hampers  $3,000 The project aims to provide healthy food during the holiday season for 30 low-income families in our school. These families will be carefully chosen by the staff...

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2020 Edmonds Community School: Basic Needs

2020 Edmonds Community School: Basic Needs

Breakfast & Lunch programs  $17,383 Edmonds serves a diverse community. Many of our community members are newcomers to Canada. Over 90 percent of our families qualify as low-income. While our...

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2020 Saint James Music Academy: Daily Nutrition Program

2020 Saint James Music Academy: Daily Nutrition Program

Daily Nutrition Program  $15,200 Saint James Music Academy (SJMA) is a non-profit program dedicated to vulnerable children and youth living in the Downtown Eastside community. Since 1997 we have provided...

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2020 Queen Elizabeth Secondary Night School: Emergency Fund

2020 Queen Elizabeth Secondary Night School: Emergency Fund

Night School: Emergency Fund  $1,000 Queen Elizabeth Secondary Night School is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With enrolment of more than 800 students over the age...

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2020 Queen Elizabeth Secondary: Emergency Fund

2020 Queen Elizabeth Secondary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $7,000 Queen Elizabeth Secondary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With enrolment of more than 1450 students in grades 8-12, 28% of our families...

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2020 Princess Margaret Secondary: Emergency Fund

2020 Princess Margaret Secondary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $5,000 Princess Margaret Secondary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With enrolment of more than 1350 students in grades 8-12, 23% of our families...

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2020 Prince Charles Elementary: Emergency Fund

2020 Prince Charles Elementary: Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund  $3,500 Prince Charles Elementary is a designated high needs inner city school in Surrey. With an enrolment of over 300 students in grades K-7, 17% of our families...

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2020 Park Ave Elementary School: Breakfast and Lunch Program

2020 Park Ave Elementary School: Breakfast and Lunch Program

Breakfast and Lunch Program  $3,000 We have many low-income vulnerable families that attend our school. Nanaimo has a low-income rate of 17% and the majority of these families reside in...

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2020 Old Yale Road Elementary: Weekend Food

2020 Old Yale Road Elementary: Weekend Food

Weekend Food  $10,000 Old Yale Elementary is a designated inner city school in Surrey. With an enrolment of 414 students in grades K-7, 18% of our families are defined as...

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2020 Nanaimo-Ladysmith Schools Foundation: Food4Schools

2020 Nanaimo-Ladysmith Schools Foundation: Food4Schools

Food4Schools  $25,000 Food4Schools has established a food depot where we are able source in-kind food donations, bulk purchase, sort and deliver weekly food hampers to 28 schools across our District....

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2020 Nanaimo District Secondary: Food Security Program

2020 Nanaimo District Secondary: Food Security Program

Food Security Program  $5,000 With the funding we are hoping for from adopt a school we are hopeful to be able to continue to provide food services to our vulnerable...

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