Category Archives: Fundraising

Updates on Gledhill School Council fundraising efforts

Silent Auction “Thank You”s

On Friday, November 23th 2018,  we held our second annual  DANCE PARTY and SILENT AUCTION fundraiser.  This event was an opportunity for our parents to get out and have a fun night while at the same time doing some important fundraising for our school!

Because of the outpouring of support from individuals, local businesses and organizations, we were able to fund raise almost $5000 for our school programs!

Thank you to everyone who attended the event and supported our school.

Thank you to the fundraising team (Chantal, Marni, Melissa, Scarlett and Alex) and other parent volunteers who helped make the night a success.

Thank you to DJ Rhino for his music.

And, a special thanks to all of our supporters for the generous donations:

The Royal Canadian Legion- Branch #22
Alisha Austin
Amy Rempel
Andrea and Henry Egan
Balance Women’s Fitness Studio
Beaches Reading Clinic
Beautycounter skin care – Lindsay Tarvit
The parent who donated the Bimba Y Lola purse
Big Nish – Mike Ivall
Bomb fitness
Dave Spencer Management
Torrent productions
Jill Kovacs-Argue and Geoff Argue
Brand Name Shoes
Counterbalance Pilates
E-Clips Hair
East End Family Wellness
Ellen Servinis
False Ox
Fresh Paint
Game Swap
Hand and Stone Massage
Impact Skateboard club
Jack of Sports
John’s Hobby Store
Little London Barber Shop
Looking Glass Adventures
Love Winks- JennRudd
Lindsay Tarvit
Toronto Marlies
Modo Yoga
Mon K Patisserie
Nancy Cooper
Parkview BMW children’s ride toy
POSE hair salon
Mary’s Brigadeiro Chocolates
Red Rocket Coffee Shop
Rithmetic Math Club- Sean Davey
Sarah Smith
Silly Goose
Sweetlegs- Robyn Godfrey
Local 1794
The Ellery
The Right Side
Theatricks Theater Co. for kids
Time Capsule
Tina Boles
Toronto Brewery Tours
Toronto Climbing Academy
Studio M
Virtual Reality voucher
Wheels and Wings Hobbies
Zoe Beauty Artist

Help! – Silent Auction Items Are Still Needed

Our grown ups only evening of FUN is coming up soon on Friday, November 23th. Parents are invited to come dance up a storm to Gledhill’s own DJ Rhino and his 90’s tunes. To help raise funds for school council initiatives there will also be a Silent Auction where parents can bid on some cool items (and maybe get some holiday shopping done too).

Auction items are still needed!

What can you donate?

  • Tickets to a sporting or theatrical event?
  • An item to help promote your business?
  • A service you provide that you can auction off?
  • That brand new rice cooker that is still in the box that you will never use?
  • An item or gift certificate from your favourite local business?

No item is too small. Please email if you have any questions or something to donate. Items can also be dropped off at the school office.

Note: Some local businesses have already been approached or have offered donations. They include: Cyclepath, Deserres, Dragonz, Theatricks, Face to Face, Fresh Paint Studio, Hand and Stone, Looking Glass Adventures, Oak Park Deli, Pose Hair Salon, Metro Nails, Nail House, Rithmetic Math Club, Studio M, Tabule Restaurant, Time Capsule, The Right Side, The Marlies, Little London Barber Shop, Love Winks, East York Basketball Camp, False Ox, The Nooks and Jack of Sports.

Time to Boogie! – Gledhill’s Annual Dance-a-thon is Next Friday, May 11th


It’s time for Gledhill students to put on their dancing shoes. The one and only Gledhill Dance-a-thon is coming soon. On Friday, May 11th all students, JK through Grade 6, will join their classmates and head down to the gym at a scheduled time during the school day and discover that it has been transformed! They will dance their heart out to raise money for our school. Amazing music will once again be brought to you by DJ Rhino.

The Dance-a-thon is one of our School Council’s key fundraisers for the year. All money raised will be used to fund enrichment programs at Gledhill such as: Drama with Jeff, Scientists in the School and Skate Day.

We are hoping that all who can, will help us raise an average of $25 per student through pledges from family and friends. All students will have the opportunity to participate in the Dance-a-thon regardless of the amount they raise.

Donations can be collected two ways:

  1. QUICK & EASY METHOD – Online at 
  2. Using a Pledge Form (showing up soon in a backpack near you – or print one HERE) and then return it with all cash and cheques to the classroom teacher by Friday, May 11th.

Feel free to share the online donation link with family and friends so they can sponsor your child easily!

*As per TDSB policy, tax receipts will be issued for individual donations of $25 or more (cash, cheque or online donation).

If you have any questions regarding Dance-a-thon or you would like to volunteer, please contact


Day of Pink Basket Raffle – This Week Only

As part of their continued effort to raise funds for  the Day of Pink Foundation, Mme Bey’s class is raffling off two baskets that were kindly donated to the school.

Tickets are $2.00 each or 3 tickets for $5.00 and will be sold outside the main office at morning recess (10:05 – 10:20) Monday, April 23 to Friday, April 27th.  

Basket # 1 – appropriate for Primary (Grades 1-3) students

Playmobil Summer Fun

Hatchimal Fabula Forest

Orb Molecules

Endangered Species – Polar Bear – 2 in 1 puzzle series

V-Tech Racing Runway Airplane

Retail Value – over $150.00

Basket# 2 – appropriate for Junior (Grades 4-6) students

Speak Out – kids vs parents

Telestrations – the telephone game stretched out

Mod Colouring – sketch portfolio

Make it Real – jewellery collection

Lego Creator – 3 in 1 building set

The Unwanteds – Books 1, 2, and 3

Retail Value – over $125.00


Make your holiday shopping and gift giving easy this year!

Looking for that perfect holiday gift for someone? Hoping to support Gledhill this year?

Do both by purchasing magazine subscriptions, stationary, chocolate and jewellery through Gledhill’s “QSP Group”. The best part about this is that you don’t need to step foot in a mall at this time of year! You can tick many off your gift giving list here.

A portion of all sales goes towards Gledhill School Council initiatives such as Drama with Jeff and Scientist in the Classroom.

To browse what subscriptions and gift ideas are available, please visit this site:

The link is also permanently located on the right hand navigation bar of the Gledhill Guardian blog site.


If you have questions, please email

Marlies Pre-Game Family Skate Details

For Gledhill families who have tickets and are attending tomorrow’s Marlies game, the ice is reserved  from 1:00pm – 1:50pm for a family skate!


  • Families can arrive as early at 12:20pm.
  • Participants can enter the arena at the North Group Experiences Check-In gate at Ricoh Coliseum.
  • A member of the Marlies staff will be there to direct people to the change rooms so they can put on their skates.
  • Anyone under the age of 13 must wear a helmet.
  • No hockey sticks or pucks, this is just a pleasure skate!

Waivers must be signed for everyone going on the ice. They can be downloaded here:

Ricoh Coliseum Adult Waiver

Ricoh Coliseum Minor Waiver

  • After the skate families can return their skates to their cars and then make their way to the main entrance for gates opening at 3:00pm.
  • Liberty Village is a close walk away if you would like to grab a coffee or bite to eat before 4:00pm puck drop.

80’s Dance Party and Silent Auction – Volunteers Needed!

We are looking for some totally tubular people to help out with the 80’s Dance Party & Silent Auction on Sat. Nov. 18. It runs from 7:30 – 12:00 pm at the Legion on Woodbine.

There are several gnarly jobs that need doing including :

  • Set-up 
  • Ticket Table/Front Door
  • Selling 50/50 Draw Tickets
  • Monitoring the silent auction tables
  • Pizza Sales
  • Clean up


Grab a friend and sign up for one of these rad jobs together! For more details click HERE