All posts tagged: charity

Lenten Initiatives

During this time of Lent, Our Lady of Peace is continuing our tradition of supporting others and bringing awareness to worthy causes in our community.  This year we will be participating in the following initiatives and inviting students to donate a twoonie to each cause. Friday, February 28 – Wear pink for anti-bullying awareness and

OLP Summer Food Drive

As we approach the end of the school year, thoughts move on to all things ‘summer.’ Here at OLP, we continue to think of others and their needs after the final school bell rings in June. Our food drive collections have been donated to Food4kids, an organization that supports children through various school boards, to

Dove Tree Gift Collection – Thank You!

Thank you again to everyone for your generous donations, and to the Dove Tree volunteers who organized all of the gifts for the charities. Thanks to our school community, many children and families enjoyed their Christmases! Collectively, we donated: 29 pairs of pajamas to Kerr Street Mission $375 in gift certificates and 6 very large

Celebrating Advent

We will celebrate Advent here at school in many ways. We will have our school liturgy on Dec. 5 at 10:40 am and all are welcome to attend. We are also helping those less fortunate than we are by buying gifts for the Dove Tree. As well, our Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectation during the

Dove Tree

The Advent Season is fast approaching, and our DOVE TREE will soon be set up in the foyer! Participating in the Dove Tree initiative is a great way to practice charity and kindness with your children during this special time of year. Children participate in this initiative by choosing a dove with information about a

OLP Thanksgiving Food Drive

Please help us practice our Ontario Catholic Graduate School Expectations of being a collaborative contributor and caring family member as we support those less fortunate than we are by collecting food for Food4Kids! We will be collecting the following items by grade from Oct 1 – Oct 4. For more information about the food drive please

Dove Tree

Students who returned their permission forms on Monday, December 4 will be able to choose their doves from the Dove Tree on Tuesday, December 5 and Wednesday, December 6! Participating in the Dove Tree initiative is a great way to practice charity, generosity, and kindness with your children during this Advent season. Please return gifts to

OLP Winter Wear Drive

Dear Parents and Guardians, Once again, the Peace Team will be holding a Winter Wear Drive from Monday, November 6 – 10th. Your child can bring in your donations or you can drop them off all week from 8:25 am – 8:40 am in the front foyer. We will be accepting gently used adult and children: