Tag: The Food Bank of Waterloo Region

Lackner Woods PS spreads the gift of giving

Staff and students at Lackner Woods Public School know the importance of helping others, which is why they were involved in a week-long charitable event called, Week of Giving. The holiday season can be hard for many families and individuals in the Waterloo Region, so they decided to do what they can to help those in need. […]

Laurelwood PS impacts community with their Week of Giving

For 18 years, Laurelwood Public School has supported the Waterloo Region by participating in their annual Week of Giving campaign. The tradition first started when, then, vice-principal Wendy Brum saw an opportunity to directly make a difference in the Region, and to teach students the importance of giving back. This campaign has had such an impact on past […]

Have a safe & amazing summer, WRDSB!

We cannot believe it is the last day of school for our students – time sure does fly by when you’re having fun! Looking back on the past school year, our staff, students, parents, volunteers, and so many others have made a huge impact, both locally and globally. We’ve turned our inspired learners, into tomorrow’s […]

A.R. Kaufman PS generously supports local, global causes

A.R. Kaufman Public School is a school that flourishes because of its caring and hard-working students and staff. Throughout the school year, students have gone above and beyond in demonstrating the 4 Keys of Kaufman: respect, honesty, responsibility, and caring. During many different initiatives, they have shown dedication and determination by fundraising for both local and […]

Lester B. Pearson PS makes a big food bank donation

At Lester B. Pearson Public School, they believe each and every student has the ability to make a positive difference in the world. This difference can start simply with an encouraging word or an act of kindness. Once it starts, students have the power to grow their actions to achieve greater impact. Lester B. Pearson […]

Brigadoon PS radiates caring

Brigadoon Public School has been doing many great things as a school community! Students, parents, and staff joined together to donate toonies and food items for The Food Bank of Waterloo Region, one of several food drives the school holds throughout the year. Families also generously donated 166 gifts to the Angel Tree of Giving for boys and […]

Preston PS shares the spirit of the holidays

Preston Public School is getting in the holidays by donating food and materials to the community. They are giving collected items to The Food Back of Waterloo Region and local shelters. The school did an amazing job at bringing items in; the halls are overflowing! Last week, students brought in food for the food bank. Each day was a different food […]

A Week of Giving at Laurelwood PS

Starting today, Laurelwood Public School is sharing with the community by celebrating a Week of Giving. Each day students are encouraged to donate a different item for a different local charity to help make someone’s holiday season a little brighter. Munchin Monday – donation of toys and toddler clothes for babies and children Toiletry Tuesday – donation of toilet […]

We Scare Hunger big success at Bridgeport PS

The Free the Children We Scare Hunger campaign has become an annual event at Bridgeport Public School, and this year Mr. Read and his Grade 6 class set a goal of collecting over 1000 lbs. of  food for The Food Bank of Waterloo Region. They challenged classes throughout the school to collect as much as they could throughout […]

Westheights PS scares hunger this Halloween

As part of Westheights Public School’s Year of Action commitment to support one local and one global charity, their Leaders in Action (LIA) team organized a month long food drive to support the Free the Children We Scare Hunger campaign. Students were asked to bring in a $0.25 donation to purchase a ballot to guess the […]